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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To WordPress by Susan Gunelius

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The Dashboard’s Left Menu

The left menu of your WordPress.com dashboard gets the most use as you configure your blog and publish content. In this section, I introduce you to what you can find in the left menu so you can make sense of all those links!

The Dashboard

Many of the links available under the Dashboard section of the left menu are also available from the My Account link in the Admin Bar. The following links are not available through the Admin Bar:
 
Blog Surfer You can keep track of blogs you like using here.
 
My Comments Whenever you submit comments to WordPress.com blogs, they’re also listed in this section.
 
Readomattic You can subscribe to the feeds of blogs you enjoy and read them without leaving your WordPress account. ...

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