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Custom Login Screen

  1. Franz Josef Kaiser
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    One major thing about most people are complaining is the login screen.

    They all need
    1) Custom Registration fields
    - can be done with functions and add_action
    + better would be when the profile fields are easy to modify and have an option to be set to the login/registration/pass screen (incl. mandatory)
    2) Integrate with their site
    - currently we are loading login.css & colors-xy.css
    + good would be an is_login() conditional tag for your functions.php; this way you can add stuff there without knowing about core hooks like admin_page; there are some examples on how this can be done;
    + better would be if the login page is a "protected auto-existing" page (not deleteable and if not registered, added to the db on init, simply one function; therefore it would be themeable, which would just be: (one word) GREAT!

    The first step (styling) is done since a half year and (here we are: http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/12506) no one cares. I already made and tested a patch. Could be re-tested and added.

    Related Example: http://wordpress.org/extend/ideas/topic/costum-ui

    Thanks for reading!

    Posted: 3 years ago #
  2. simplyDelicio.us
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    This is especially true when you don't want your new subscribers to see the open seams in your site. When building brand recognition it's vital to present your website as a custom built operation instead of "just another wordpress blog".

    Posted: 3 years ago #
  3. Franz Josef Kaiser
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    Too bad i can't rate your answer with 5 stars...

    Posted: 3 years ago #
  4. Franz Josef Kaiser
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    Btw: I made a "test purpose" plugin and posted in on github/gist: https://gist.github.com/671743

    In case someone wants to jump in for developing a 3.x compatible stylesheet: contact me. Thanks!

    Posted: 3 years ago #
  5. Franz Josef Kaiser
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    Additional info: The plugin allows you to add the login.css stylesheet to (order by priority) your a) Child Theme b) Parent Theme c) Plugin Directory.

    Posted: 3 years ago #
  6. jolamar
    Member

    Here is a good tutorial on how to Build a Custom WordPress Login Screen:

    http://liljosh.com/build-a-custom-wordpress-login-screen-tutorial/

    and also some inspiration:

    http://www.flickr.com/groups/bm-custom-login/pool/with/3948974714/

    -lil josh

    Posted: 2 years ago #

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