In this wordpress tutorial I will tell you some features, how to login to wordpress admin portal or CMS (content management system) for your website you just installed wordpress and guide of options available in CMS.
If you didn’t learn about how to Install wordpress using Cpanel, learn here then continue to this tutorial.
WORDPRESS TUTORIAL (CMS)
1) OPEN YOUR WEBSITE
Visit your website using “https://domain_name.com”. There you find the theme we installed and some demo content. Have a look of that by visiting website.
2) WORDPRESS LOGIN URL
If you remember after installing wordpress there were 2 URL given one is for your website and other for administration login page which looks like “https://domain_name.com/wp-admin/” (visit this link).
Then you see wordpress login page for your website. There you find two fields
- Username or Email address: By default will be “admin@domain_name.com”
- Password: Which you created at time of Installation under Admin Account
3) WORDPRESS CMS HOME PAGE
Once you logged in you will see something like this, now let understand overview about all then we will discuss them in detail in our next tutorials.
A. TOP MENU
In this top menu you will have many options here I have 6, you may have different numbers sometimes depend upon theme you installed or plugin added (discuss later).
Now let understand each from 1 to 6 options
1. WordPress symbol (W)
Here you will find information related to wordpress like About wordpress, wordpress official website wordpress.org, documentation, support and feedback.
You don’t need to worry about it because this section not used in website making.
Here you can see a Home symbol, this will give us option to visit website, just click and reach to the home page of website.
This tell us about there is an update for your for wordpress version, theme and/or plugin. For example, here you can see this shows 6, means 6 update are available may be 4 plugin, 1 theme and 1 wordpress version or 6 plugin or any combination of 6.
This will tells about comment that are pending to get approved due to some reason including some spam or comments settings. As we just created website we don’t have any pending comment to approve.
5. + New
Here + signs denote that add new, either page, post, media or user for your website.
6. Howdy, admin
Howdy admin means, How do you do admin, if you are other user like Andrew or Madhu it will appear, Howdy Madhu. From here you can edit your profile and logout from wordpress CMS.
Same function from 3 to 5 are available in the left sidebar menu, we will discuss each section in detail in upcoming tutorials.
B. SIDE MENU
Here you can see there is a number of options and each options has many options as well. Your options may be different if you installed any other Theme.
Options which most usually we use to make website marked Bold below.
- Add New
- All pages
- Add new
- Installed Plugins
- Add New
- Plugin Editor
- All Users
- Add New
- Your Profile
- Available Tools
- Site health
- Import Personal Data
- Erase Personal Data
- Collapse menu
As there are several options available and I don’t want to skip any thing. I created its sub parts, which we will discuss in different serial order, not the same shown above. Continue to the next topic, link given below.
TUTORIAL SEQUENCE TO FOLLOW
- What is WordPress?
- Install WP Using C-Panel
- WordPress Tutorial (CMS Guide)
- Website base creation: Appearance → Themes
- Difference between Page & Post
- How to Add Pages in WordPress
- Add Posts in WordPress