A custom login page in WordPress is one of the most effective ways to building your brand. If you want your business to success, you’re going to have to work on a brand value. If you’re looking for a good read, check out Forbes’ article on the importance of building a brand.
The login page for WordPress usually looks the same on every site. Most sites will just use the unaltered wp-login.php script which has the same design. A custom login page is the first step in branding your WordPress site.
Many WordPress users might spend $50 on their themes coupled with 100s of hours of work, but only a few of them take the time to give their login page a unique look (unless you’re one of the lucky folks who purchased Total – which includes custom login page options to create your own unique page like the one in the featured image for this post). You can modify the wp-login.php script, but that requires coding skills and a substantial amount of you time.
To that effect, we’ve listed some of the best WordPress plugins that will help you build an awesome login page – within minutes.
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1. Feather Login Page Designer
Redesign your login page in a flash, with the Feather Login Page Designer. This free plugin adds plenty of options to customize and style your login page. Once installed, you can create your own design with the live editor. There are options to add your logo, set a background, edit the form design (fields, colors, fonts, borders, shadows, button colors, etc), change footer links, enable Google Recaptcha and custom CSS. Or give one of the ready to use templates a try – there’s plenty to choose from to get started quick. And there are more options on the way – soon you’ll also be able limit login attempts or change the login url for improved site security, as well as redirect users on login.
2. Login Designer (Free)
With Login Designer you can make quick changes to style your login page to match the theme of your website. The plugin offers simple options via the live Customizer to choose pre-set template (boxed form with background, left/right form and image, or centered form), change the background (use a color or image), select a custom font, add your logo (with or without a link) and more.
3. White Label Branding
We’ve talked about this plugin before, and for good reason. White Label Branding is a powerful and easy way for you (or your clients) to customize the look of your admin and login pages. Plus the
This article was written by Sourav and originally published on WPExplorer.