How To Change The Site Title In WordPress

Do you want to change the site title in WordPress? There's two ways that you can do it, and in this article I'm going to show you how to do both. They are pretty easy. You want to have a catchy site title that is interesting and enticing for people to click on your site when they see it.

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WordPress - How To Change Site Title


One of the easiest ways to change the site title is in your settings. While you are here, did you know that there are several other settings that you should consider changing that are best practices for a WordPress website? Check out our guide on the best WordPress settings.

To change the title, simply do the following:

  1. Go into your WordPress panel
  2. Hover over "Settings" in the list of options
  3. Then click on "General", if you clicked on "Settings", it usually brings up the general settings screen by default
  4. Next to "Site Title", enter in your preferred title in the textbox
  5. Scroll down to the bottom
  6. Click "Save Changes"
  7. Done


The second method involves going through the customization process. It is also a great way to change the look of your website as well as some of the functionality. You should consider playing around with the different settings to see if you can fine tune the look of your site. 

To change the title, here's all you have to do:

  1. Go to your WordPress panel
  2. Hover over "Appearance"
  3. Click on "Customize"
  4. On the left side, click "Site Identity"
  5. Change the text box next to "Site Title"
  6. Click "Publish" at the top
  7. Done

Did you get creative with the site title on your website? Got any tips for coming up with a catchy slogan? Please share your experiences in the comments below and join in on the discussion.

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