This is the first video in a 13-part series of WordPress training screencasts that cover the all-new version 2.7. In this video, we’ll take a look at the WordPress Dashboard, which is the first page you’ll see when you login to the Admin Area in WordPress 2.7. Covered in this video: * The WordPress Dashboard layout and components. * How to customize the WordPress interface just for you! * Hide Dashboard modules you rarely use. * How to turbo-charge WordPress with Gears. * The all-new collapsible menu and functions. * The At a Glance statistics overview module. * How to use the QuickPress module to quickly create a new Post. NOTE: This video is part of the WordPress 101 video training series. If you enjoyed the quality of this video, why not check out the rest of the videos in the series on www.WPOverview.com?