How to Change Login Page Logo in WordPress?

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How to Change Login Page Logo in WordPress?

When you start a blog, one of the key factors in its success is making it a brand. Like any brand, your blog ought to have a logo which should be used everywhere. WordPress offers login options for users. Your reader/viewer is prompted to register with you to use your services in a better way or to receive the newsletter in the email. The WordPress blogs also use login to allow the guest posts to be submitted. By default the login page features a WordPress logo. You can change this logo to use the one of your own brand to increase brand popularity in the niche. There are a number of Plugins available officially with the WordPress to customize the login page logo. BM custom Plugin is one of the best plugins to be used for this functionality. This is a simple plugin which does not put much load on the performance of the blog and just changes the logo of the login page. By using the templates present in it by default, you can make some stunning changes to the login page of your blog. You can use your own image for the logo or use the pre-defined templates in the plugin. By making some small changes to the preset templates, you can create stunning logos for your brand.

How to Do It?

  • Download the custom BM Plugin from the official site

  • Install the plugin and activate it according to the given procedure
  • Create a new file or use the existing ones according to your own choice.
  • You can also upload a prepared logo and use it as the login page logo.

Without Using a Plugin

If you do not like the idea of using plugins much, you can do this by simply manipulating the coding of your blog a little bit. It is simple and easy if you have some basic knowledge of CSS coding. You can try the following 5 steps to do this would be working with the Themes Header, Footer, & style.css mainly.

  1. Copy all the files present in the theme folder to the WordPress folder. If prompted to replace the files, do not replace but choose to skip this step.

  2. Open wp-login.php

  3. Copy this code <?php get_header(); ?> and paste before this line ” <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC “-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN” “”>

  4. Copy this code <?php get_footer(); ?> and paste at the end.

  5. Copy all code from style.css and paste at the end of login.css (Path : /wp-admin/css/login.css)

Though using the plugins is a simpler and easier method to do this but plugins tend to slow the blog down and they must be avoided as far as possible. By using the method described above, you can very easily change the login page logo of your WP blog. If you know nothing about CSS it is advised that you stick to the use of plugins instead.

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