The Hotpspots dashboard opens when you click on Components -> Hotspots in your Joomla backend. The dashboard is normally your starting point when you want to access anything within Hotspots.
In the top left side of the Dashboard you should see a google map that shows you the last locations entered in Hotspots. You can click on a location to edit or to view it in the front-end. On the right you have some information that shows you the latest feeds from compojoom.com related to Hotspots or if there is an available update.
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