How To Change Logo In WordPress (2020)

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Whenever someone visits a site, the very first thing s/he notices is the logo of the website. That’s why most of the websites place it on the upper left-hand corner.

Yes, your logo is the signature of your brand. It helps you to make your brand memorable and stand out from the crowd.

So one of the first things you need to do after launching a WordPress site is to change your logo.

By default, WordPress shows your website name as the logo of your site. You can easily change it.

Here I’ll show you how to change WordPress logo.

Before moving to the tutorial, I’d like to some ways you can design a logo for your WordPress site.

Do It Yourself: If you have designing skills, you can do it by using Photoshop or other designing softwares. You’ll find a lot of tutorials on YouTube.

Logo Makers: You can design a logo without having any designing skills by using online logo makers. Here are few tools you can try –

Hiring A Designer: If you want to invest some money on your logo, then hiring a professional designer is the best option. Here are some freelance marketplaces where you can find logo designers –

How to Change WordPress Logo

At first, go to WordPress Dashboard and click on ‘Themes‘ from the ‘Appearance‘ tab.

Now click on ‘Customize‘. The option ‘Customize’ will only appear on the active theme for your website. 

On pressing the Customize button, you will be redirected to the Customizer interface.

Note: Some options of the Customizer vary from theme to theme.

Now you need to find the option – Site Identity. In most cases, you’ll find it under the ‘Header‘ section.

Then click on the ‘Site Identity’ option and you’ll get an option to select a logo.

Now you need to upload the logo. Just select ‘Upload files’ and select the logo file from your desktop.

After uploading the file, click on ‘Select’ button.

Then crop the logo if needed.

Click on the publish button to make the changes.

That’s it. You are done.

Conclusion

Hope this tutorial helped you to change your logo in WordPress.

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