Last Updated on July 24, 2021 by Oluwatuyi
Backend is the end of something which is furthest from the front or the working end. It is also used to describe the configuration area of an application.
What is WordPress Backend?
The WordPress backend is part of the website that is available only for authenticated users. By default, all registered users have access to it and the number of available actions is based on user’s capabilities. The WordPress backend is also known as the wp-admin or WordPress admin area.
What is a Backend Developer?
The back- end of a website consists of a server, an application, and a database. A back-end developer builds and maintains the technology that powers those components which, together, databases, server scripts, APIs (Application Programming Interface), and other behind-the-scenes system, enable the user-facing side of the website to even exist in the first place.
What is a Backend Development Project?
Backend development is a term used in the planning process of websites. This includes market research, frontend and backend development, content creation strategy, SEO optimization, and more.
WordPress Backend Consist of;
Dashboard is the first screen you’ll see and displays an overview of your website.
Posts is where you draft, edit, publish, or delete articles.
Media permits you to upload, view, search, edit, and manage media files.
Pages is where you can view, create, and manage static pages.
Comments lets you moderate and manage visitors comments.
Appearance is where you can change themes, manage menus, and widgets.
Plugins permits you to install apps that extend your website’s capabilities.
Users allows you to add, view, edit, and define user roles on your site.
Tools lets you import and export content, and manage personal data.
Settings is the central location to configure your site’s basic settings.
Depending on the WordPress plugins and themes you use, there may be other settings and options in your WordPress backend.