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Building Websites with ExpressionEngine 2 by Leonard Murphy

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Inside the control panel

Every ExpressionEngine website has a frontend website (such as the Agile Records website you can see at http://localhost/) and a backend control panel (http://localhost/admin.php or http://localhost/system/index.php). The control panel is only accessed by you and others who may be responsible for managing the website and creating the content — no one else even needs to know it exists.

Since most of the work that goes into building an ExpressionEngine-powered website will take place in the control panel, it is worth first becoming familiar with how it is organized.

Note, there is also a member control panel, which can be accessed by members of the public (if you so choose). This pared-down control panel allows the member ...

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