This lesson provides an overview of the WordPress Administration Screens — the section of pages which serves as a control panel for the website, and which require a login to access. WordPress people tend to refer to it as “the Admin”. You’ll also hear it called “the back end” at times, while the public website is often called “the front end”.

All of the settings and controls for managing the website are in the Administration Screens. The Admin is reached by pointing a browser to the appropriate URL, which is normally the website’s address with /wp-admin/ added at the end, and logging in with a WordPress user login for that site. read more…