August 1, 2019

WordPress dashboard overview

WordPress dashboard overview

In WordPress dashboard overview, we will discuss all functionality of WordPress dashboard so that you can create your website using WordPress easily and professionally.

Here is the WordPress Dashboard

wordpress dashboard overview

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At this option you can check all important notices of your website.

For example you can check  number of pages, number posts, Comments and important news for WordPress

In this section you can check details of wordpress, themes and plugins.

Post is an important part of any WordPress website. By using this feature we can categorize our information.

For Example we create a news website, we must need some categories to manage all data. Some important categories of news website are national, international and sports etc.

We can create new categories and tags for our posts. 

In Media tab we can upload, View, Edit and delete any file.

We can use pages when we need to create static content for our website. 

Example: We can create About us, Contact us pages. 

In Comment section we can check all comments sending by visitors. We can take action to particular comment, it should approve or not. Once it is approved, it will visible to public.

Appearence

Appearance

In this Section we can Add/Install new them and check existing themes by clicking on “Themes”.

We can Customize any active theme by clicking on “Customize” Section.

Using “Widget” section Add widget, i.e calendar, weather etc to our website .

Using “Menus” Add, Edit and Delete menus, menu item etc 

“Theme Editor” is an advance section, Here we can change our theme programming.

In “Plugins” Section we can check all installed plugins, Add/install new plugin by clicking on “Add New”.

We can also edit plugin programming by clicking on “Plugin Editor”.

In “Users” Section we can create new user view all existing user, Change user role and delete any user.

In this section we can import/export data and erase personal information.

And also we can check our website health

In this section, we can update website general information, for example website name, anyone should register or not etc.

Also set parameters regarding reading and writing. We can also handle comments by using setting of “Discussion” panel.

 Also we can manage link structure of our website by using “Permalink” opetion