A discussion of the WordPress dashboard settings found under the Settings, Writing menu item.
WordPress comes pre-installed with one Post Category called Uncategorized. Why is that and why is it needed? What are Post Tags and do I really need them?
A discussion of the settings available in the WordPress dashboard under Settings, General – basic settings that apply to your entire website.
Basic setup options for the WordPress dashboard home page of your new website installation. A discussion of the dashboard widgets and how to move them around to best suit your installation.
Installing WordPress manually will give you a much better appreciation of how the open-source content management system works and will provide you with more options for developing a truly customized WordPress-based website.