The dashboard is to give you a place where you can get an at-a-glance overview of what’s happening on your blog. You can catch up on news, view your draft posts, see who’s linking to you or how popular your content’s been, quickly put out a no-frills post, or check out and moderate your latest comments.

When you’re on the main page of your website, and logged in, mouse over the title of your website in the menu bar at the top of the web page and you’ll see a tabbed list pop up. “Dashboard” should be the first item:

WordPress, Website name highlighted on the top left with the sub tab option dashboard, circled