Customizing Login Form

When you use the merge tag %%LOGIN_FORM%% in a WordPress page, the tag is replaced by a login form that your member can use to log in to your membership site.

If you wish to customize the look & feel or text of the form, then rename the file…




Basically you are adding the text “custom” to the beginning of the file name, that’s it.

And this new file will also reside in the same directory.

Once you have this new file in the directory, DAP will ignore the old, default file, and will only use your new custom version.

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Joanne - July 29, 2010

Do we then edit the customDAP-WP-LoginForm.html and the %%LOGIN_FORM%% command will go to the custom file?

Or do we create a whole new form with the original DAP-WP-LoginForm.html name?

How is this file affected by DAP upgrades?

Johnny - January 21, 2012

I edited and named my file as “customDAP-WP-LoginForm.html” but the site doesn’t use it. I also tried editing the original file but the site doesn’t use that one either.

Veena Prashanth - January 22, 2012

Are you sure you have a file called customDAP-WP-LoginForm.html in /wp-content/plugins/DAP-WP-LiveLinks folder? If yes, then dap will pick it up.

If you are sure it exists but your changes are not picked up, pls open a support ticket and we will take a look.

Jason Ayers - October 3, 2012


How do we customize the signup form for a free membership level? I’ve change the language files, but it didn’t change the “First Name:” text before the field and the “Sign Up” text in the submit button.

Veena Prashanth - October 3, 2012


You can directly change it in the ‘direct signup form code’ that you generate in dap.

Habibullah - September 12, 2013

I read this page and the comments as well, but couldn’t find the solution. The form is rendered in a table and is not easy to customize through CSS.
Do I have to create a new file to give the form the desired look? Kindly explain.

Veena Prashanth - September 12, 2013

Hi Habibullah,
You can create a custom version of the html file (customDAP-WP-LoginForm.html) as described in this document and in that html file, include your own css file for styling or just add inline styling to the html elements.



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