1. When in doubt, just scan the left-hand column in the admin menu.
2. Plugin settings usually appear as options in the plugins list, in the settings menu as submenus, and as new menus beneath the normal main menu items.
3. Use pages for things that won’t change much, posts for virtually everything else that needs to be categorized.
4. The bar at the top will display several editing features when you’re logged in. Quickly create and edits posts and pages without having to dig into “the dashboard”.
5. when adding a category, you won’t receive much in the way of alerts or notices, the category will just transition with an effect into the categories list to the right.