This how to video by Donald Ong covers basic set up for a new WordPress site. The author covers all the different options available from the WordPress admin menu under “Settings” without going into too much detail. The amount of information is good enough to understand what to do without adding too much information. This is a great how to video on basic WordPress settings for someone new to WordPress.

The author manages to adequately cover all of the settings in less than 16 minutes. He isn’t rushing, just proceeding along in an orderly fashion. There is no annoying backtracking to add information you should have gotten earlier. The video is easy to follow and you get to see everything going on by watching the scrreen and listening to the narration.

The video also shows how to add themes and activate and change the default widgets. The info in the video is accurate and applies to any version of WordPress you happen to be working with. If you don’t know how the basic settings affect WordPress then you need to see this video.