Finding your way around the admin panel

This video shows you what you’ll see when you first install WordPress and log into your site. Watch it and learn:-

  • How to toggle between the front and the back of your site
  • How to control what you see in the admin area of your site

WordPress enables you to easily toggle between the front end of your site (what visitors to the site can see) and the backend of the site (an administration area that only you, or other people with login details can see) by clicking on the name of the site in the top right hand corner of the screen.

Toggling between the front and back of your site

Activity

  • Toggle between the front and back of your site a few times
  • Have a look at the screen options menu (drop down from the top right hand corner of the screen) and experiment with turning different aspects of the display on and off

 

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