Upon logging onto WP website, you come to the admin area homepage that displays the dashboard. This provides website overview and displays quick links to perform common tasks like quick draft writing and replying to current comments. A dashboard is used for simple website updates and statistics.

Multiple widgets are present on the dashboard and you can enable or disable them as per the need. Configuration options of widgets are available and for accessing them hover over title bar, click on configure link when it appears. Example: Drag and drop for proper positioning of widgets, roll them by clicking on down arrow.