Change up the login page of your Wordpress site

By cindy
5 October 2015

Many of you, both WP users and developers, must have been familiar with the default login page of a WP site at wp-login.php. Some of you may feel bored with the white page, default WordPress logo and a simple white login form. Especially, when it comes to building a website for clients, they might want to make the login page match the website theme. Simply, adding a nice background or incorporate custom logo, branding into the login page.

Well, we will give you some guiding articles on how to create a custom login page for your WordPress site below. Of course, there are now many available blogs out there, which guide you to customise the WP Login page. You can easily google it with some key-words like: customise wordpress login page, change login form of wordpress, etc, you will end up with a bundle of results. However, we select some best and trusted guiding sources for you so that you will not be confused and waste time struggling to determine which one should be choosen to read and follow.

Firstly, in this article you will find the way how to change the login logo, logo image url, adding style sheet for login screen and adding a link under the form.

Evenmore, you can add custom background, remove some links, set "Remember me" check box, and much more custom settings by follow this article

O r, if you prefer official source like, you can refer to this one

And some other links that you might want to take a look:

However, if you have not much time and do not want to code it yourself, some helpful plugins will be the best choice. Below we hand picked some premium and free plugins that will help you build a kickass login page – within minutes.

Theme My Login free

Theme My Login - Custom WordPress Login page

Theme My Login is a great plugin for WordPress and is highly recommend it if you need more control of user login. It changes your registration, login and forgot password pages according to your current theme.

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Custom Login free

Custom Login - Custom WordPress Login page

Custom Login lets you upload background images for the body and login form, or a custom logo to replace the default WordPress logo. You can also customize the color of backgrounds, text and links.

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Custom Login Page Customizer free

Custom Login Page Customizer - Custom WordPress Login page

Custom Login Customizer allows you to easily customize change the appearance of the WordPress login page. Also, you can preview your custom login changes before you save them

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Erident Custom Login and Dashboard free

Erident Custom Login and Dashboard - Custom WordPress Login page

With this plugin, you can change the background, upload a custom logo and design the form. Two unique features include the jQuery Colour Picker, changing footer text on the admin dashboard.

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White Label Branding for WordPress $29

White Label Branding for WordPress - Custom WordPress Login page

This is a powerful and easy way for you to customize the look of your login pages. It allows you to customise every aspect of the login screen interface: add logo, change opacity, background, login form customization, and much more advanced settings.

Demo - Buy

Custom Login & Access Wordpress Plugin $15

Custom Login & Access Wordpress Plugin - Custom WordPress Login page

This Login & Access plugin will not only help you to style and customise the login page but also secure your login form and restrict content.

Demo - Buy

Pathway - Custom Wordpress Login Page $15

Pathway - Custom WordPress Login page

In addition to adding a custom logo and copyright text, you can customise the login form àn background with hover effect . The plugin comes with unlimited design options so you can play around till you get your perfect design.

Demo - Buy

WordPress Custom Login Theme Page $17

>WordPress Custom Login Theme Page - Custom WordPress Login page

You can change the background and color, logo of the log in page, the entire box, the actual login form. Also, change the style for the labels of each element (links, input fields, submit button). Specially, it can store multiple templates so that you can save them for special occasions

Demo - Buy

Tailored Login $247 (comes with huge package)

Tailored Login - Custom WordPress Login page

TailoredLogin allows you to upload a background image or header graphic, style the login form and even add widgets to your login page. You can even select and assign a custom background or header image from the WordPress media library to your login page.


WP Brand Identity - Customize WordPress Admin $18

WP Brand Identity - Custom WordPress Login page

This plugin supports changing form colors, set custom background and change to your own logo. Customer also can hide admin bar for non admin users and restrict access to default wp-admin profile for them.

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