Website Launch Checklist

  • Add / retain Matomo / GA
  • Export and retain forms data; set form notification recipient
  • Install Wordfence security plugin.
  • Install UpdraftPlus backup plugin; set to backup weekly, two backups saved, make initial backup.
  • Install The SEO Framework plugin; configure home page title and description.
  • Submit Sitemap to Google, Bing, and Yandex.
  • Make sure MU plugin ‘Disallow Indexing’ is not present.
  • Install Cache Enabler plugin; configure & prime.
  • Install Redirection plugin & configure redirections.
  • Install Post SMTP; configure; test form notification.
  • Install Google Pagespeed Insights plugin; run report
  • Install MainWP child plugin
  • Add site to MainWP
  • Add maintenance.php to directory app/ (wp-content)
  • Add humans.txt file
  • SSL – Really Simple SSL plugin for WordPress *additional; not required*
  • Notify team of launch

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