The Dashboard

Familiarize your users to the WordPress 'Dashboard' with this professional quality unbranded video tutorial.

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This professional quality unbranded flash / HTML5 video takes a quick looks at each of the functions available in the WordPress ‘Dashboard’.

You can use it, and our other white label videos, as your branded tutorials to users, clients or internal staff… and have them automatically updated with every version of WordPress.

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This ‘Dashboard’ tutorial covers:

  • Managing ‘Dashboard’ widgets
  • ‘Screen Options’ and ‘Help’
  • ‘Dashboard’ sidebar menu overview
  • The ‘Toolbar’

The ‘Dashboard’ is the site command center. From settings to content creation and updates to statistics–the ‘Dashboard’ provides a central location for managing and access everything.

An overview of the 'Dashboard'.
An overview of the ‘Dashboard’.

In the middle section of the screen you will find a list of widgets for quick access to posting content, statistics, news and other useful information. You can toggle widgets by clicking the arrow in the widget title bar. Some dashboard widgets have configuration settings that you can access by hovering over the title bar and clicking ‘Configure’.

The ‘Screen Options’ tab at the top of the screen opens a drop-down menu for selecting which widgets you want to display on your dashboard. The ‘Help’ tab provides tips for managing the dashboard as well as links to documentation and support.

The sidebar gives you quick access to content creation and site management options. The main menu items include ‘Dashboard’, ‘Posts’, ‘Media’, ‘Pages’, ‘Comments’, ‘Appearance’, ‘Plugins’, ‘Users’, ‘Tools’ and ‘Settings’. Clicking on or hovering over a menu item reveals sub-menus for quickly accessing the sub-sections of your site.

The 'Toolbar' provides quick navigation of your site.
The ‘Toolbar’ provides quick navigation of your site.

The ‘Toolbar’ runs along the top of your screen and is available on both the front-end and back-end of your site when you are logged in.

Help optimize the workflow of your users, clients and internal staff–familiarize them with the WordPress ‘Dashboard’ using this quality video tutorial.

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