Dashboard Sidebar Menu

Dashboard Sidebar Menu

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WordPress dashboard menus

On the left side of your WordPress back-end dashboard, you can see the important menus. Let’s see what are inside these menus.

Posts

This is where you do your blog posts, normally. Under the Post menu are:

  • All Posts
  • Add New
  • Categories
  • Tags

Media

This is where the media library is. This is where you can upload your files like images, audios, and etc. Under Media menu are:

  • Media Library
  • Add New

Forms

This is where to place your gravity form section. Under Forms menu are:

  • Forms
  • New Form

Pages

This is where we put the pages of the website. Under Pages menu are:

  • All Pages
  • Add Now

Appearance

This is where you can modify the look-and-feel of your website. Under Appearances menu are:

  • Themes
  • Customize
  • Widgets
  • Menus
  • Header
  • Background
  • Editor

Plugins

This is where you can set your plugins. Under Plugins menu are:

  • Installed Plugins
  • Add New
  • Editor

Users

This is where you can manage your users. You can add, edit, or remove a user. Under Users menu are:

  • All Users
  • Add New
  • Your Profile

Settings

This is where you can set your overall settings of your website. Under Settings menu are:

  • General
  • Writing
  • Reading
  • Media
  • Permalinks
  • Mailgun
  • Others (plugin settings)