At the bottom of the navigation menu is the Settings menu. Hover over the Settings link, and a submenu appears to the right that contains the following links, which I discuss in the sections that follow:

1) General
2) Writing
3) Reading
4) Discussion
5) Media
6) Permalinks

Following are the details of the fields on general settings page.

Site Title − It displays the name of the site in the template header.

Tagline − Displays a short sentence about your site.

WordPress Address (URL) − It is the URL of WordPress directory where your all core application files are present.

Site Address(URL) − Enter the site URL which you want your site to display on the browser.

E-mail Address − Enter your e-mail address which helps to recover your password or any update.

Membership − Anyone can register an account on your site after you check this checkbox.

New User Default Role − The default role is set for the newly registered user or members.

Timezone − Sets the time zone based on the particular city.

Date Format − Sets the date format as you need to display on the site.

Time Format − Sets the time format as you need to display on the site.

Week Starts On − Select the week day which you prefer to start for WordPress calendar. By default it is set as Monday.

Site Language − Sets the language for the WordPress dashboard.

After filling all the information about general settings, click on Save Changes button. It saves all your general setting information.