You can adjust WordPress settings as follows:
You can set Site Title in Settings > General.
You can set Blog pages show at most in Settings > Reading.
You can select Front Page and Posts Page in Settings > Reading.
You can set Discussion settings in Settings > Discussion.
You can change Image sizes in Settings > Media.
We used the following sizes on our demo sites:
Thumbnail size: 50 x50
Medium size: 500 x 500