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How to rename WordPress Blog ?

  • Last Updated : 08 Dec, 2021

In this article, we will see how to rename WordPress Blog using Dashboard. Here, we will discuss two methods to rename the WordPress blog.

WordPress is a free and open-source Content Management System (CMS) framework i.e. it is a tool that organizes the whole process of creating, storing, and showcasing web content in an optimal way. WordPress started its journey as an improvement tool to enhance the regular typography of day-to-day writing. But it was taken as a blogging tool and as we reach the last quarter of this year WordPress stands strong as the most used WCM (Web content management) system used and that also not only in the blogging community.

In this article, we are going to discuss two ways by which we can name the site title and tagline of the WordPress blog. When you have launched a new WordPress site you will get a default title and tagline like shown in the image below.

Default Title and Tagline

Method 1: In this method, we are going to learn how we can change WordPress Blog’s title and tagline through Dashboard. It’s very easy to name a WordPress blog through Dashboard.

Step 1. Go to the WordPress login panel and enter the username and password to log in to the WordPress Dashboard. You can access the login panel by adding /login at the end of your website URL.



WordPress Login Panel

After login, you’ll see a similar dashboard like this:

WordPress Dashboard

Step 2. On the left side, you’ll see many options. Go to the Settings >> General.

Settings

Step 3. Now, in the General Settings, you’ll see the options to change the Site title and tagline of the website. Simply change the title and name according to your website.

Site Title and Tagline

After changing the Site title and tagline, scroll to the bottom, there you’ll find a Save Changes button. Click on the button.

Save Changes

Method 2: In this method, we are going to learn how we can change WordPress Blog’s title and tagline through the Customize menu directly from the site.

Step 1. Firstly, you must be logged in to the Dashboard. If not, simply follow the first step of the above method. You should see a similar dashboard like this:

WordPress Dashboard

Step 2: In the very top left corner of the Dashboard you’ll find your site name, hover over that, and click on Visit Site.

Visit Site

It’ll open your WordPress blog as a website.

Step 3: Click on Customize button, from the top menu bar.

Customize

You’ll be redirected to the Customize section of your WordPress Blog, which should look like:

Customize

Step 4: Click on the Site Identity option from the left bar of the Customizing panel. There you’ll find an option to change the Site Title and Tagline.

Site Identity

After changing the Site title and tagline, Click on Publish to save changes and close the Customizing panel.

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