Welcome to the WordPress dashboard session. After learning how to install WordPress in the previous session, you should learn how to manage your site.

WordPress is a free content management system that gives you a lot of facilities to build your personal blog or business site. To use these facilities and edit your website, you must use the WordPress panel. In this session, we will teach you completely and From the base how to use the panel.

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The first step is to enter your WordPress dashboard

The default link to enter the WordPress control panel is as follows: yoursite.com/wp-admin, Just add “wp-admin” at the end of your website address to get to the login page. Enter your username and password and click on the Log in button.

login wordpress

After login into the panel, the first thing you see is the dashboard. You can access all of the Site Management Tools with the WordPress Dashboard.


The WordPress dashboard is divided into three parts

  1. Toolbar
  2. Menu
  3. Dashboard Meta Boxe

Toolbar in WordPress dashboard

The first option is WordPress links that you can click to access the link of the main WordPress site, forum, and support, etc. The second icon takes you to the main page of your site and your site name is written on it. The next icon shows the number of updates that templates, plugins, WordPress, etc. When you click on it, you will go to the update page. The comment icon shows you the number of comments you did not review. Clicking on +new opens a submenu where you can create new posts, pages, media, etc. In the end, your username and profile information is displayed, which you can edit by clicking on it.

WordPress Dashboard Meta Boxes

The first meta box you see after logging in to WordPress is “Welcome to WordPress”. There are some links in this box for faster access to your website management. Options such as writing a new post, changing the template, customizing the site, managing menus and widgets, creating a new page, etc.

welcome to wordpress

The next box shows recent activity like the last post you published, the last comment you received, etc.

The At a Glance widget shows the number of posts, comments, and pages on the site.

In the WordPress News box, there is the latest news related to WordPress Community.

The last box we look at is the Quick Draft box. In this box, you can enter the content you want to type quickly. Great for capturing an idea that suddenly comes to your mind so you don’t forget.

dashboard Menu

The WordPress dashboard menu on the left side of the panel is one of the main parts of the dashboard. All your site management commands are done from this section. All posts, photos, new pages, template settings, site appearance, etc. are all done in this section.

In the Posts section, you can publish new posts or edit previous posts and add and remove post categories and tags.

The Library tab in the dashboard menu is a place to manage user-uploaded files such as photos, videos, music, and more.

In the Pages option you can create a new page or edit old pages.

In the appearance section, you can select or upload the website template and edit and customize the installed template, and the settings of the menu and widgets are also in this section..

you can install the required plugins for your site or edit the installed plugins in plugin section.

The next section is tools, tools such as import, export, etc. put in this section.

The last part that we review is the settings. General site settings, security, articles and pages, etc. are in this section.



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