WordPress dashboard is an important page for the website administrators. In this article of the WordPress 101 series we will learn to read and customize the WordPress dashboard.
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WordPress dashboard is the homepage for website administrators. This is where all the important site information is available such as the number of posts pages comments pending comments errors and site health and so on.
The above screenshot is the basic WordPress dashboard. This is how it looks when you install WordPress. But if admin does not like to see a certain widget it can be also be disabled.
Just click the button 8216Screen options8217 and it8217ll drag-in the options to show or hide dashboard widgets. For example one can hide the Welcome widget after reading it.