Change the “Sign in” text

If you want to change the “Sign in” link text on a Sharepoint page, then do this:

Open the beloved folder C:Program FilesCommon FilesMicrosoft Sharedweb server extensions12TEMPLATECONTROLTEMPLATES

Open “Welcome.ascx” and go to the end of the file
Change the tag:

SharePoint:ApplicationPageLink runat=”server” id=”ExplicitLogin”
ApplicationPageFileName=”Authenticate.aspx” AppendCurrentPageUrl=true
Text=”<%$Resources:wss,login_pagetitle%>” style=”display:none” Visible=”false” />

to this:

SharePoint:ApplicationPageLink runat=”server” id=”ExplicitLogin”
ApplicationPageFileName=”Authenticate.aspx” AppendCurrentPageUrl=true
Text=”Your text here” style=”display:none” Visible=”false” />

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M.obulreddy
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Hi lise,

Thanks for your post.
Im a having a question on our article.Im facing issue on our article.Its working good.But its working for all sites(web Application).It should work for only one particular site.

if u dont mind can u call me .I will tell clearly what im facing the issue.
Im staying in India.
my mobile number is +919962592139.
It is urgent to me

with Regards,
obulreddy

min
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Hi Lise,

Thanks for u reply.

Im working in virtualPC.I have created some many webapplication.
Im working on portal site.In site its display "SignIn".Instead of "signIn" .I want to change "Employee Login".As per ur article i followed.Its working fine for the site.Its changed for all the sites(portal sites).

please can u call me
if ur free can u call me.Im staying in India.This is my mobile number.

+91 9962592139.

with Regards,
obulreddy

Lise
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Hi min,
I guess you need to create a feature, but I have not done that myself. Google on features and welcome.ascx page, then maybe you will find an answer.
Good luck!
/Lise

min
Guest

Hi Lise,

Thanks for your post!
I have question regarding "SignIn".
I have changed as per ur post,but its changing the all webapplication(sites).I want for only one Particular site(site).can u give reply as soon as possible.

Thanks again!
obulreddy

Lise
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No problem! And sorry for the comment spam 😉
Take care,
/Lise