WordPress is an excellent content management system that allows users to customize a lot of things in an easy way. That’s the reason why it’s used on 60% of the blogs and websites on the internet. When you install WordPress and set up your website/blog, you may see the text Just another WordPress site under the header. You may see it in the title bar too. This is the default text used on the WordPress software. If you want to remove Just another WordPress site text and add your desired text there, this blog post will help you. In this short guide, we will show you how to replace the default WordPress text with your desired text. Let’s dive in right away!
Though WordPress is an incredibly easy software for bloggers, the newbies may often get confused about how to replace the tagline. Of course, the tagline Just Another WordPress site will not look good for the visitors of the website. Follow the instructions given on this post to change the default tagline to something related to your blog or website.
Default WordPress Tagline
A tagline is something that describes your blog or website or your brand in general. You’ll see the tagline under the popular brand names. For example, the tagline of KFC is “finger-lickin’ good”. So, the default tagline or the slogan for all the new WordPress websites is “Just another WordPress site”. Though this helps in promoting the WordPress brand, you need to change it to the text that describes your brand.
Here are some easy methods to remove “Just another WordPress site” from your WordPress blog/website.
Using WordPress Theme Customizer
WordPress theme customizer helps you to customize your theme according to your taste. You can change the fonts font colors, heading, and tagline too.
Login to your WordPress blog. On the dashboard, you’ll see an option called Appearance on the left panel. Hover the mouse over that. In the submenu, click on the Customize option. Now, you’ll see the WordPress theme customizer on your screen.
Here, the preview loads on the right panel. On the left panel, you’ll see the number of things that help you customize different sections of your WordPress website. On the top, you can see the option called Site Identity. Click on it.
You’ll see the two boxes called: Site Title and Tagline. Here you can replace the text in the boxes to change the title and tagline of your WordPress blog. Replace the text Just Another WordPress Site with anything that’s related to your blog/brand. Do not forget to hit the Publish button on the top to save the changes. Open your WordPress blog and you’ll see your new tagline there!
Using WordPress Settings
- Once logged in, you need to go to Settings » General in your dashboard, and you’ll see the tagline field there
- Go to your WordPress dashboard. Click on the Settings option on the left panel. Under Settings, go to General.
- In the right panel, you’ll see the Tagline box. Replace the default text with your text and hit the Save changes button.
Some WordPress plugins help you to change the WordPress tagline easily. Yoast is an SEO plugin which many bloggers use to optimize their blog for the search engines.
- On the WordPress dashboard, click on the Plugins. Search for Yoast plugin. Install and activate it.
- Once you activate the Yoast plugin, go to Settings and click on Yoast.
A bunch of settings load on the right panel. You can see the tagline option there. Change the default Just Another WordPress Site to anything you want.
Note that the WordPress tagline not only helps your users but also the search engines to know what your website is all about. For example, let’s say this blog is all about technology tips and gadget guides. Replacing the tagline with something like “New Gadget Guides and Technology tips” will help both the users and search engines to understand your website. We hope this post has helped you to change the default tagline on your WordPress blog. If you have any trouble changing it, do let us know through the comment section below.