As I have already discussed WordPress is most popular and user-friendly CMS platform for Blog and dynamic website. If you remember, my last post was about WordPress installation at Dreamhost and Local system, now today I am going to explain WordPress admin dashboard so you can feel free to use WordPress CRM as your favourite CRM.
WordPress has the rich set of options at admin dashboard to make your blog awesome and managing your contents in an easy way.
WordPress Dashboard Overview
When you log in as the administrator in your WordPress you will get WordPress Administrator dashboard as the first screen like below image where you will get admin option on left side of the screen. The first screen is called admin dashboard where all option’s summary is displaying.
The next of dashboard menu is “Post”, it is used to publish the post or article contents. There you can see the submenu for the Post is “All Post, Add New, Categories and tags”. You can see your all post under “All Post” option and you can write the new post by using “Add New” option. The “Categories” option is used to create and configure the types or category for posts or articles. By using the “Tags” option you can set the popular tag and keywords for your contents. Categories and Tags are most important terminology to which is used in WordPress SEO, it will help you to make your content more visible on search engines and social media.
The next menu is “Media”. It is helpful to manage media files like pictures and videos for your website. There is two option “Library” and “Add New”, In “Library” you can view your uploaded media files and by using “Add New” option you can upload the new media file to use on your WordPress website.
Now you will get “Pages” as the new menu. Here you can create and manage your page data contents. Here are also two options “All Pages” and “Add New”, In “All Pages” you can see your all designed pages for your blog or website and by using “Add New” option you can create new web pages for your website.
After Pages you will find “comments” as next menu, Here you can manage all visitor comment for approving, unapproving, deleting, marking as spam etc.
The next menu is “Appearance”, which is use to manage your website’s or Blog’s user interface. Here you can install new themes, configure and customize your theme. You can create, configure and manage menu for your web pages and you can edit your theme design code also.
Below you can see theme customize window and menus.
In the “Widget” menu under the “Appearance”, you can configure and place different types of the widget on web pages. It is used to make your blog featured and eye catching.
In the “Menu” option under the “Appearance”, you can create, edit and manage menu bar, and menu options for your blog.
The “Editor” is the place where a user can edit and modify the code directly and make the blog’s view as per the requirement and desire.
The next menu is “Plugins”. Here you can install, remove and manage plugins for your blog. Plugins are some set of command or a small program, use to do some small set of work for your website. Like integrate with google analytic, create sitemap pages etc. There is “Editor” menu is also for Plugin, where you can modify your plugin’s code.
In the next “User” menu you can manage your blog’s user. It is very useful when your blog has more than one user, you can manage other users and user’s rights in this option.
The “Tools” menu is used to use and configure tools for you WordPress instance. The most important tools like import/export tools and more are configured and manage from this tool menu only.
The next menu “Settings” have all option and submenu to set the WordPress site behavior and basic settings to manage your website. To do basic configuration you can visit “General” submenu of “Settings”.
In the “Writing” sub menu of “Settings,” you can configure the options which are related to writing on WordPress blog like Default post category, Default post format etc.
In the next submenu “Reading” you can configure options for your blog’s reader like Frontpage setup, Number of post display on a page, search engine visibility etc.
In the next submenu “Discussion” you can configure the options for visitors and commentators like showing link notification, Allow visitor to comment, Numbers of comment visibility on a page etc.
The “Media” submenu will manage default media file size and behaviour for your entire blog.
The most important submenu of “settings” is “Permalink”, here you can set the required URL link for your upcoming posts and pages.
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