WordPress - Using the Admin Bar

The admin bar provides numerous options and easy access to your site. When logged into your website, the admin bar will appear at the top of each page. If you are not logged in or not an admin of the website, the admin bar will not appear.

Understanding the admin bar.

admin bar
  1. WordPress icon wordpress help icon - Contains information about WordPress, support, and contact forums

    wordpress icon expanded

  2. My Sites icon mysitesicon - Links to your site and any other sites you might administrate. Each site has a drop-down menu that provides quick access to your Dashboard, the new post page, and the website itself.

    my site icon and list

  3. Blog icon blog icon - Displays quick links similar to the "My Site" menus. Allows you to easily navigate your site if you are not on your Dashboard. blog icon menu
  4. New icon new icon - Quick link to adding new posts, media, pages, users etc. new
  5. Personal Information personal information icon - Contains links to edit some of the personal information within the site, such as your profile image and username. personal info menu
Note: Some of the Admin bar icons may change depending on what page/element you're currently viewing.

In addition to the links mentioned above, you may also see:
  • Customize customize - Takes you to the Upfront site editor, allowing you to change your website in a What You See is What You Get (WYSIWYG) editor.
  • Upfront upfront - Link to the plugin that allows you to edit your site in a WYSIWYG manner. Functions much in the same way as Customize does.

For more information, please visit NMSU WordPress Video Tutorials

If you have any questions, come by the Help Desk at Hardman & Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Room 105, call 646-1840, or email us at help@nmsu.edu.

Keywords:wordpress using admin bar admin user website   Doc ID:73345
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2017-05-17 11:04 MDTUpdated:2017-05-18 10:42 MDT
Sites:New Mexico State University
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