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The DashboardGet comfortable with what you’ll see after you first log in to WordPress, including the new login screen and Dashboard. See which tools are available to you, and organize your WordPress interface so it’s easier to use. Creating Posts Create new posts, and manage posts once you’ve created them. Discover WordPress’s extensive options for scheduling, placing, publishing, and deleting posts; and for controlling whether they are public or restricted to specific readers. The WYSIWYG Editor Use the WYSIWYG Editor to enter text in WordPress, and then format text, paragraphs, numbered and bulleted lists, blockquotes, alignment, links, and more. Master editing tools such as spellchecking; and copy Microsoft Word text without Word’s troublesome HTML formatting. Categories Organize posts into Categories, including hierarchical “Parent” and “Child” categories, with descriptions. See how Categories appear on posts, and how they fit into your site’s structure. Tags Organize posts with Tags, and see how they are similar and different from Categories. Reuse existing tags, and learn tips for using tags more effectively. See how Tags can be used with WordPress’s popular Tag Cloud feature, and how they can be converted to Categories. Comments Create Comments, and use the Comments panel to manage them. Use WordPress moderation to publish, block, approve, or “unapprove” comments. Use QuickEdit to edit site comments. Creating Pages Understand Pages and how they differ from Posts. Use the Pages panel to create and manage Pages such as About Us, Contact Us, or Home. Create a page header, review “slugs,” and set Featured Images and Page Attributes. The Media Library Use Media Library to import audio, video, and images, and use them throughout your site. Create titles, alternate text, captions, and descriptions for your image. Use WordPress’s image editing tools; create thumbnails, and link to images from other web servers.