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WiscWeb - WordPress UW Theme - Updating the Site Title, Tagline, and Site Icon

This document will walk you through updating your site title, tagline, and site icon/favicon. Please note that only Administrators on the site will be able to make these changes. Editors, Contributors, and Subscribers will not see all of these options.


You must be an Administrator on the site in order to update the site title, tagline, and site icon.


  1. Click on Appearance

    Dark gray background with white text that says "Appearance"

  2. Click on Customize

    Dark gray background with a list of words. The word "Customize" is highlighted in blue text.
  3. Click on Site Identity

    Light gray background with blue text that says "Site Idenity"

  4. Settings:

    1. Enter a Site Title. This is the larger text that appears in red on your site

    2. Enter a Tagline. This is the smaller text that appears in gray beneath the Site Title

    3. You may choose to link your tagline to an external website by entering a URL into the Tagline URL field

    4. For Site Icon, you may choose an icon that you would like to appear in browser tabs
      Note: Favicons should be either 16x16 pixels or 32x32 pixels in dimension

      Light gray background with a list of text and boxes that display various setting options for the Customizer in WordPress


  • If you are not seeing the options to update certain site identity settings, you may not have an Administrator role on the site. Please double-check your role by navigating to the Users link in the Dashboard. If you are not an Administrator, you will not be able to update the site title, tagline, or site icon.

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Keywords:header text name icon site title tagline customizer customize appearance top favicon hyperlink link text reference connect navigate   Doc ID:67988
Owner:Matt G.Group:WiscWeb CMS
Created:2016-10-24 14:16 CDTUpdated:2022-07-01 08:49 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, WiscWeb CMS
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