Change register text to “Sign Up” on wordpress login page

Adding this snippet to the functions.php of your wordpress theme will change instances of "Register" to "Sign Up" on your login / register page.

( example screenshot )

add_filter(  'gettext',  'register_text'  );
add_filter(  'ngettext',  'register_text'  );
function register_text( $translated ) {
     $translated = str_ireplace(  'Register',  'Sign Up',  $translated );
     return $translated;

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  1. Austine Kaycii May 26, 2017 at 7:10 am

    God bless you. This sure saved me.

  2. Dante Mendiola Angeles February 24, 2014 at 9:45 pm

    can i ask how to make the “sign up” word bigger and bold font? and the “lost password” be smaller. thank you very much for the help.

  3. Thanks for this 🙂 really save me a lot of time.

    1. No problem Jen, glad I could help!

      1. Hello Kevin,

        Would you plase help me change “Lost your password?” text too?

        Thanks alot.

        1. I have a snippet that should help you out with that.


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