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WordPress for Web Developers: An Introduction for Web Professionals by Stephanie Leary

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CHAPTER 3

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Dashboard and Settings

Once you’ve logged in and changed your password, it’s time to go exploring. In this chapter, I’ll take you on a tour of the WordPress administration screens (often collectively referred to as the Dashboard, although only the introductory screen actually goes by that name). You’ll learn about all the administrative settings and how they affect the display of your site.

The Dashboard

Most of the time, the Dashboard is the first thing you see when you log in. It shows you a welcome screen (until you dismiss it), a snapshot of statistical information about your site, and some updates about WordPress development and ...

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