Mark Angeletti has written a post on some essential WordPress tweaks, check them out at WordPress – From Install to Pimped Out
This article will share some plugins, some code adjustments and some tweaks that will make your website more user-friendly, easier on your web server, and possibly increase your traffic.
I desperately need to do the printer-friendly one, a reader pulled me up about it earlier but I still haven’t found the time (design stuff takes me much longer than normal people!). The .htaccess hack is also worth looking at. Personally I don’t like hacking .htaccess so if my web host doesn’t sort this out for me (Dreamhost does) I use the No-WWW wordpress plugin!