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Beginning WordPress 3 by Stephanie Leary

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Chapter 3. Dashboard and Settings

Once you've logged in and changed your password, it's time to go exploring. You've probably noticed the navigation menu along the left side of your screen. Did you notice that it has two formats? By default, each menu option displays an icon and text (as shown in Figure 3-1), and you can click each option to expand the submenu below. Once you learn your way around, though, you might find that you recognize the icons alone and it's faster to hover over the main menu options to reach the submenus. You can switch to the icons-only, hover-style menu using the small arrow dividers between sections.

The two menu styles

Figure 3-1. The two ...

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