Your WordPress Site Administration AreaIf you’re not familiar with the WordPress admin area, you may want to see this detailed tutorial about your administration area: Your WordPress Control Panel Explained

If your website is a WordPress website, and you have to log in and out of your admin area on a regular basis, you may want to do some customizing.

In this tutorial, we’ll show you a number of quick and easy ways to change the WordPress admin area without touching any web code.

Decluttering The Administrative Screen

As you begin adding more functionality to your site, your admin section can start looking quite busy …

Customizing The WP Dashboard

Fortunately, you can change your admin area by hiding, minimizing and rearranging your information panels.

How To Hide WP Dashboard Elements

The Screen Options tab is located in the top-right corner of your WordPress admin screen, in the header section …

How To Customize The WP Dashboard Area

In the main Dashboard, clicking on the Screen Options tab lets you specify options like which panels of your Dashboard screen you want to hide/display …

Customizing The WP Dashboard Area

By hiding/displaying, you can have a manageable admin area, and display only necessary information …

How To Customize The WP Dashboard Screen

How To Minimize The Panels

You can minimize information blocks inside your admin area by clicking on the inverted triangle symbols in the corner of a panel’s title bar …

Customizing Your WP Dashboard Section

This will help keep your working space uncluttered. You can expand/collapse as much information in your dashboard section as you like …

How To Customize Your WordPress Dashboard Area

Rearranging The Elements

You can also rearrange theĀ  content blocks inside your admin area just by dragging and dropping these around …

How To Customize The WP Dashboard Section

useful tip

Some information panels allow you to configure additional display settings and may not be obvious at first glance …

How To Customize The WP Dashboard

Hovering over the panel’s title bar, however, displays additional configuration options …

How To Customize Your WP Dashboard Screen

As well as rearranging, the scheme will take effect immediately …

Customizing Your WP Dashboard

Hopefully, now you know how to change the admin area without touching web code or adding any plugins. All it takes is a few clicks of the mouse.