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  • New Site – SEO question

    Posted by Ricardo Vasquez on June 22, 2022 at 2:29 pm

    Hey, I have a new WordPress site.

    I don’t have it ready yet but I want to post some blog posts. So, I want to temporarily make my blog the home page. I’ll switch it once my homepage and other pages are built.

    My question: When I disable the blog as the home page and make it a unique page will this negatively impact SEO?

    Also, what are the steps to make sure your site starts to rank in google?

    Thank you guys.

    David Risley replied 3 months ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
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  • David Risley

    June 27, 2022 at 2:32 pm

    If you don’t want your site to be indexed yet, you can check the box to discourage search engines from indexing in Settings > Reading.

    No, it won’t hurt anything to make your homepage into a page.

    And, when you’re ready, just set up an SEO plugin to optimize and get set up with Search Console. Google will get ya indexed.

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