Admin View Overview

Below is a quick overview of the various tabs that you may see, depending on your user role, in the management interface for your blog.

Views

  • Dashboard
  • Write
  • Manage
  • Blogroll
  • Presentation
  • Plugins
  • Users
  • Options

Dashboard

The dashboard view provides a portal to the rest of the blog administration pages.

Provides:

  • Quick links
  • Latest activity (posts, comments, etc.)
  • WordPress feed – News about developments in the WordPress community.

Write

The writing view allows authors to create blog posts and pages. If a page/post is saved it can be previewed during the editing process in an editing pane below the composition pane.

Manage

  • Posts: Search/Browse/View/Edit/Delete posts
  • Pages: Search/View/Edit/Delete pages
  • Uploads: View all uploads and then click to edit
  • Categories: Define category relationships, rename, delete, etc.
  • Comments: Search comments/View/Mass edit
  • Awaiting Moderation: Comments queued for moderation
  • Import/Export: Import/Export blog entries

Blogroll

The blogroll is a set of links to other blogs or sites that you often read/visit and think others should as well. The blogroll view allows you to add, mass import, or delete blogroll links.

Presentation

  • Theme: Select the visual theme your site will use to display content
  • Sidebar Widgets: Customize the content/behavior of your theme’s sidebar with widgets

Plugins

See the Plugins page for more information

Users

Manage users and their access rights in relation to the blog.

Options

Configure how the blog behaves