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WordPress 3 Cookbook by Jean-Baptiste Jung, Ric Shreves

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Customizing the login page

By default the WordPress login page is outside the theme system and therefore, the login page does not change when the theme changes. By default, all WordPress login pages look the same, with the basic WordPress branding in place and no information that identifies the site.

For many clients, the default presentation is not the best choice. Some prefer to brand the login page, or at least to make it visually consistent with the active theme. In this recipe we look at a plugin that turns the default login page into a page that can be managed through the dashboard and themed via the theme system.

Getting ready

To execute this recipe, you will need to install the Theme My Login plugin. You will need to install this plugin before ...

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