This post provides a summary of what to expect as you work with the WordPress dashboard
A WordPress permalink determines the link format for all links on the site. Getting this right is very important. The earlier you set this when setting up your blog, the better.
The media settings area allows you to manage the image attributes. These are the sizes of your images (Thumbnail, medium and large).
In this section, you will have control over user feedback. This is inclusive of all comments, pingbacks and trackbacks.
The Reading Settings set everything related to the front page. This includes the number of posts displayed, the blog page, and the home page.
The Writing settings control what will be done when adding and editing posts, pages and post types You will also control Remote Publishing, publishing via mail and Update services.