Your WordPress Dashboard is where it all starts.
You can reach your login page to go to your WordPress dashboard by adding /wp-admin or /wp-login.php after your installation URL.
It should be your domain name or your domain name with the installation folder name. If you installed WordPress in a folder /cms your login will be http://www.example.com/cms/wp-admin
Once you are logged in, you will see the WordPress Dashboard.
The WordPress Dashboard has standard main menu items Submenu options may vary depending on which plugins you have installed and activated.
Basic WordPress Dashboard Items
|Dashboard||This is your WordPress manage home, you can basic information and statistics for your website, as well as information shown here by plugins like Yoast SEO and others.|
|Posts||View posts on your site; write and publish new posts and edit or delete previous posts.|
|Media||View all media files you've uploaded to your site, including images, audio, and video. Upload and manage new media files with the built-in media uploader.|
|Pages||Write and publish new static pages for your site, and edit or delete previous pages; assign pages to custom page templates.|
|Comments||Manage comments by viewing, editing, or deleting them; also manage your comment moderation queue and comment/trackback spam.|
|Appearance||Manage your WordPress themes by viewing them, activating them, and editing them in the Theme Editor. Use and configure Sidebar Widgets and Create and Manage Menu’s.|
|Plugins||View a listing of plugins installed in your WordPress site. Find new plugins, and install, activate, deactivate, upgrade, and edit and delete them.|
|Users||Manage your users and subscribers and edit your own profile.|
|Tools||Import data into your blog from another content management system or export your current website data into a backup file. Upgrade your WordPress software to the latest version using the auto-upgrade feature.|
|Settings||Set the general options for your website. Find settings for blog posts, RSS feed, discussion options, privacy, and permalinks.|