OUTDATED: As you start learning how to use your WordPress (hereafter called WP) site you will need to learn a few new vocabulary words. Are you familiar with the desktop on your computer? You have a desktop on your new WP site, it is called the dashboard. Your dashboard (control panel, back office, etc) is your starting point for everything you will ever do on your WP site.
What can you access from your dashboard? Glad you asked! Read on!