Modules are boxes that can be moved around on the screen, closed to save space, or hidden completely. See Screen Options for instructions on hiding or showing modules.
Modules are small functional areas in WP, like Calendar, Latest Post; Latest Comments are some of its examples
List of Modules
The modules that can be moved and closed are:
- Dashboard – Right Now, Recent Comments, Incoming Links, Your Stuff, What’s Hot, QuickPress, Recent Drafts, Stats
- Post – Post Tags, Categories, Excerpt, Send Trackbacks, Discussion, Comments, Post Slug, Post Author, Post Revisions, Publish
- Page – Attributes, Discussion, Page Revisions, Page Slug, Page Author, Publish
- Link – Categories, Target Link, Relationship (XFN), Advanced, Save