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WordPress: Visual QuickStart Guide, Third Edition by Jessica Neuman Beck, Matt Beck

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2. Getting Familiar with WordPress

Now is a good time to settle down with WordPress and get comfortable with the way it works. In this chapter, we’ll give you an overview of how a WordPress-powered site functions.

We’ll walk you through logging in and navigating the Dashboard and the Admin Bar, which lets you administer your site from the front end while you are logged in; we’ll teach you how to use the feature pointers and contextual help to find quick answers to any questions that may arise; and we’ll show you how to delete the default content that is included with every new WordPress installation. ...

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