After logging in to WordPress, you are taken to the Dashboard. The WordPress Dashboard is essentially your home page for the administrative side of your website. It is customizable so that what you see is relevant to your business. For many it may look something like this:
At A Glancewindow is similar to a message board. It lets you know about the content and activity on the site, such as recent comments and the exact number of posts and pages on the site.
Quick Pressbox is for quick updates to your blog.
Formswindow lets you know how many forms, such as
Request a Quoteforms have been filled out and are waiting for your response.
Recent Commentswindow allows you to see recent comments made to your site. You may choose to approve, spam, or trash them quickly from here.
To change what information you see in your dashboard click
Screen Optionsat the top right of your home page.
Screen Optionsa menu will appear. Check the boxes of the fields you want in you dashboard and uncheck anything not desired.