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WordPress 3 Complete by April Hodge Silver

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The WP Admin panel

WordPress installs a powerful and flexible administration area where you can manage all of your website content, and do much more. Throughout the book, I'll be referring to this in shorthand as the WP Admin.

Now that you've successfully installed WordPress, it's time for our first look at the WP Admin. There are some immediate basic changes that I recommend doing right away to make sure your installation is set up properly.

You can always get to the WP Admin by going to this URL: http://yoursite.com/wp-admin/. Your first time here, you'll be re-directed to the login page. In the future, WordPress will check to see if you're already logged in and, if so, you'll skip the login page. Following is the login page:

To log in, just ...

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