WordPress Admin

WordPress for Artists: In this section learn to use the back end administration features of WordPress

From Login to Backing up your website, the WordPress Admin topics listed below provide step by step instructions on everything you need to know to administer your WordPress website.

The tutorials for this section are listed below with a link to each.You can access any tutorial, in any section, at any time by expanding the main menu in the sidebar to the left or by using the Sitemap.

  • Login to WordPress
    How and where to login and manage your own individual installation
    of  WordPress
  • The WordPress Dashboard
    Learn where everything is in the WordPress Dashboard, how to organize dashboard widgets and what’s in the WordPress Admin Menu
  • Manage Your Profile
    Learn to manage your profile in WordPress, update your email address, create a nickname, write a short bio, set your toolbar on or off, even select a color scheme
  • Change the Landing Page
    Change the home page of your site to any
    page or to the blog
  • WordPress backup tools
    Learn how to download a backup of your pages, posts and media using WordPress backup Tools. Note: this does not backup NextGen Gallery
  • WordPress Settings
    There are a number of administration settings in a WordPress site including changing your site title, writing and reading settings, permalinks, media and more.