WordPress comes standard with various types of forms including login, registration, password protection, and contact forms, etc. However, these are simple boxes for the users with options to fill in emails or passwords only, and of course, you want something more dynamic!
Also, running community-powered websites, like WordPress membership site or a premium online store, requires you to show users a login and password page frequently. Since the default login, registration, or password protection form isn’t really welcoming, you should personalize all elements in the forms to create a better user experience.
In this article, we’ll discuss common reasons for creating custom WordPress login, registration, and password pages, and then provide solutions to customize them. Whether you are a seasoned WordPress user or just want to dip your toes in the WordPress world, our detailed guide will streamline your custom form building experience.
Why You Should Style Login, Registration, and Password Pages
There are numerous reasons to why you should customize your WordPress forms.
Maintain Brand Consistency
WordPress login and registration pages show WordPress branding and logo which links to WordPress.org by default. This is fine if you’re the only one with admin access.
But if you have a lot of members logging in to your site every day, why don’t you replace WordPress’s logo with yours to give your brand more exposure? Also, with your logo on the login page, it gives your business a more professional look and creates consistency in your company branding.
Improved User Experience
The default WordPress login page looks generic and boring. And so when we say style your forms, it doesn’t just mean making changes to the design only but giving users a better UX after they’ve logged in. Once they login, make sure they land on a page that looks good
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