Custom Logo Implementation in WordPress 4.5

Custom Logo is one of the awesome features of WordPress 4.5. You can see release detail of WordPress 4.5 “Coleman” here. Detail of Custom Logo is here. This link gives you detailed explanation of declaring support for Custom Logo and parameters available.

I needed to update my theme to use Custom Logo. But my all themes has logo option available. Image field was provided in the Customizer for logo. In the implementation of this new feature, existing logo was not supposed to be lost. So, I had to add new update script which will import old logo if set by use in existing theme.

Earlier, logo was displayed like following. Logo was saved in theme mod with key site_logo.

Update script I used is given below. I have tried to comment each step as much as possible as inline comments. Continue reading