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How To Change the Default Login Logo

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Are you looking for a way to change the default login logo? This snippet allows you to change the logo you see when you login to WordPress.

Instructions:

  1. Add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin.
    function custom_login_logo() {
        echo '<style type="text/css">
            h1 a { background-image:url('.get_bloginfo('template_directory').'/images/login_logo.png) !important; }
        </style>';
    }
    add_action('login_head', 'custom_login_logo');
    
  2. Name your login image login_logo.png.
  3. Then add your login image to a folder called images in your theme folder.

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly copy / paste code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

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