The dashboard area shows you a general overview of the author area. This page contains panels with a basic information and fast operations in the author zone.
With a quick access to all the general features of each App (stats, edit, delete etc..).
The account settings, with your user name and the id.
A quick access to your landing pages with the ability to edit them. In order to create a new template, go to the Landing Page settings, or click here.
A log list, with your 5 latest actions. In order to see all the list of the log, you can go to the Settings -> log.