The Getting Started packages provide turn-key setup and configuration of a WordPress-powered web site, taking care of all of the dirty work so that you can focus on the important things, like content creation. The Getting Started packages are designed to do exactly that: getting you started with your WordPress-powered web site.

Packages

No-Frills ($50) Basic ($100) Intermediate ($150) Advanced ($200)
The No-Frills Getting Started package is perfect for anyone just wanting to get started with a WordPress-powered web site. The Basic Getting Started package is perfect for anyone wanting to get started with a secure WordPress-powered web site, with little or nothing more to configure. The Intermediate Getting Started package is perfect for anyone wanting to get started with a secure, social-media connected, WordPress-powered web site that encourages interaction from readers and other web sites, with little or nothing more to configure. The Advanced Getting Started package is perfect for anyone wanting to get started with a secure, social-media integrated, media-driven, WordPress-powered web site that encourages interaction from readers and other web sites, with very little to configure.
his package includes basic setup of your database, installation and basic configuration of WordPress, installation of one theme of your choice from the WordPress.org Theme repository, and a one-time backup of your WordPress files and database once everything is setup and configured. This package includes basic setup of your database, installation and basic configuration of WordPress, installation of one theme of your choice from the WordPress.org Theme repository, basic configuration of blog security, promotion, and social media integration, and a one-time backup of your WordPress files and database once everything is setup and configured. This package includes basic setup of your database, installation and basic configuration of WordPress, installation of one theme of your choice from the WordPress.org Theme repository, intermediate-level configuration of blog security, promotion, and social-media integration, and a one-time backup of your WordPress files and database once everything is setup and configured. This package includes basic setup of your database, installation and basic configuration of WordPress, installation of one theme of your choice from the WordPress.org Theme repository, advanced-level configuration of blog security, promotion, and social media integration, and a one-time backup of your WordPress files and database once everything is setup and configured.

Compare Features

Feature No-Frills Basic Intermediate Advanced
Price $50 $100 $150 $200
Basic Setup
WordPress Database Setup yes yes yes yes
WordPress Installation yes yes yes yes
Basic WordPress Configuration, including:

  • General Settings (blog title, description, etc.)
  • Write Settings
  • Reading Settings
  • Discussion Settings
yes yes yes yes
Installation of one theme from wordpress.org Theme Repository yes yes yes yes
Plugin Packages
Basic Plugin Package, including:

  • After The Deadline
    (Spelling/Grammar Checking)
  • Comment Form Quicktags
yes yes yes
Intermediate Plugin Package, including:

  • Contact Form 7
  • WP DB-Manager
  • Yet Another Related Posts Plugin
yes yes
Advanced Plugin Package, including:

  • NextGen Photo Gallery
  • PodPress (Podcasting)
  • W3 Total Cache
yes
Blog Security
Basic Blog Security Configuration, including:

  • wp-config file settings (secret keys/salt configuration)
  • .htaccess security settings
  • file permissions
  • non-default admin username
yes yes yes
Basic Blog Security Plugin Package, including:

  • Akisment
  • Auto-Close Comments, Trackbacks, and Pingbacks
  • Simple Trackback Validation
  • Limit Login Attempts
yes yes yes
Intermediate Blog Security Plugin Package, including:

  • Bad Behavior
  • Math Comment Spam Protection
yes yes
Advanced Blog Security Plugin Package, including:

  • Digital Fingerprint
  • WP Security Scan
yes
Blog Promotion
Basic Blog Promotion Configuration, including:

  • Ping List configuration
  • Permalink configuration
yes yes yes
Basic Blog Promotion Plugin Package, including:

  • WordPress.com Stats
yes yes yes
Intermediate Blog Promotion Plugin Package, including:

  • FD Feedburner
  • Subscribe To Comments
yes yes
Advanced Blog Promotion Plugin Package, including:

  • Google XML Sitemap
  • Robots Meta
yes
Social Media Integration
Basic Social Media Integration Plugin Package, including:

  • Gravatar
  • OpenID
  • Sociable
yes yes yes
Intermediate Social Media Integration Plugin Package, including:

  • Flickr Photo Album
  • Simple Twitter Connect
  • Simple Facebook Connect
yes yes
Advanced Social Media Integration Plugin Package, including:

  • Lifestream
yes
Backup
One-Time File/Database Backup (upon initial setup) yes yes yes yes