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Video Tutorial: WordPress 101: Customize the Dashboard

In this “WordPress 101” video tutorial, we look at WP’s Admin Dashboard. We’ll see how it works, what it can do, and how to customize and clean it up. Customizing the WordPress Dashboard is a great way to help boost productivity and streamline your experience working in the Admin Area. This video screencast shows you how to be a Dashboard Ninja in around six minutes.

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Next video tutorial: Publishing and Editing PostsComing soon!

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8 responses to “Video Tutorial: WordPress 101: Customize the Dashboard”

  1. cooljaz124 2011/05/10 12:28 pm

    Nice going Jeff. Waiting for your more screencasts.

    • Jeff Starr
      Jeff Starr 2011/05/10 1:22 pm

      Thanks! I know this isn’t the most exciting stuff, but will soon delve into deeper waters, and not just with WordPress – htaccess, PHP, jQuery, and even CSS ideas for the future. Just getting warmed up!

  2. Peter Bockenhauer 2011/05/11 12:00 pm

    Thanks for starting with the simple stuff! I can send clients here for a nice walkthrough reminder.

    • Jeff Starr
      Jeff Starr 2011/05/11 8:49 pm

      My thoughts exactly. Plus it gives me a chance to warm up and practice a bit before really getting into it.

  3. Great and useful screencast, thumbs up!

  4. cool

    it would be great of you make special
    “screencast section” and publish screencast everyday

    ^_^

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