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Quick New Site Defaults

Set default settings of a freshly installed site quickly

The plugin saves your time with default settings on a single options page. After you have installed a new WordPress site activate that plugin and choose a few settings. The plugin sets typical settings either for a blog site or a static site. Save them with one single click and the configuration of the new site is done!

Available options

  • Delete default post 'Hello World!' permanently
  • Delete default page 'Sample Page' permanently
  • Set Site Title
  • Set Tagline
  • Set type of front page (posts or a static page)
  • Create empty front page with any title
  • Create empty blog page for posts with any title
  • Create several empty pages with desired titles, e.g. 'Contact', 'Privacy Policy' etc.
  • Switch on or off permission comment posts
  • Switch on or off permission for pingbacks and trackbacks
  • Switch on or off action to notify any blogs linked to from the article
  • Switch on or off conversion of emoticons like :-) and :-P to graphics on display
  • Switch on or off emails to you whenever anyone posts a comment
  • Switch on or off emails to you whenever a comment is held for moderation
  • Switch on or off whether comments must be manually approved
  • Switch on or off whether comment author must have a previously approved comment
  • Switch on or off whether comment author must fill out name and email
  • Switch on or off whether users must be registered and logged in to comment
  • Switch on or off the visibility for search engines
  • Switch on or off the admin sidebar for your profile
  • Remove selected default widgets from the sidebar

Languages

Parts of the user interface is available in many languages. It is completely translated into

  • English
  • German (Deutsch)

Further translations are welcome. If you want to give in your translation please leave a notice in the plugin's support forum.

Your idea to improve the plugin is welcome

If you have any new idea for this plugin post your questions and ideas in the support forum at wordpress.org. I will try to take a look and answer as soon as possible.

Author Martin Stehle
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Contributors Hinjiriyo
Tags activation, admin bar, blog, comments, default, defaults, moderation, option, options, pages, settings, site, value, values, widgets
  1. quick-new-site-defaults screenshot 1

    If you activate the plugin immediately after the installation of a site that is what the options page looks like.

Using The WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the 'Add New' in the plugins dashboard
  2. Search for 'Quick New Site Defaults'
  3. Click 'Install Now'
  4. Activate the plugin on the Plugin dashboard
  5. Go to 'Quick New Site Defaults'

Uploading in WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the 'Add New' in the plugins dashboard
  2. Navigate to the 'Upload' area
  3. Select quick-new-site-defaults.zip from your computer
  4. Click 'Install Now'
  5. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard
  6. Go to 'Quick New Site Defaults'

Using FTP

  1. Download quick-new-site-defaults.zip
  2. Extract the quick-new-site-defaults directory to your computer
  3. Upload the quick-new-site-defaults directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  4. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard
  5. Go to 'Quick New Site Defaults'

1.1.5

  • Tested successfully with WordPress 4.7

1.1.4

  • Fixed translations for WP 4.6
  • Tested successfully with WordPress 4.6

1.1.3

  • Fixed: outdated translation
  • Tested successfully with WordPress 4.5.2

1.1.2

  • Revised activation message function
  • Successfully tested with WordPress 4.5

1.1.1

  • Improved headline hierarchy on options page for better accessibility since WP 4.4
  • Improved stability: check for defined widget data
  • Successfully tested with WordPress 4.4.2

1.1.0

  • Added new page suggestions
  • Re-ordered options page
  • Bugfixing and refactoring
  • Updated *.pot file and translations
  • Tested successfully with WordPress 4.4
  • Added screenshot

1.0

Initial release on 2015-11-21

When to use this plugin

Use the plugin as soon as possible after a new WordPress site is installed.

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Version 1.1.5

Requires WordPress version: 3.0 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 08 Dec 2016

Date Added: 21 Nov 2015

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