If you have a WordPress site with lots of registered users, it would be better to simplify the process for the users to login to your site. You have two options, using a popup login formor adding the login form on the sidebar of your site. To add a login form on your sidebar, all you need is to install Sidebar Login plugin.
Once activated, you’ll see a new widget called Sidebar Login. There are two ways to display the login form on your sidebar:
1. Widgets – Simply drag the Sidebar Login widget to your sidebar.
2. Template tag – Add
<?php sidebarlogin(); ?> to your template.
The widget is also highly configurable. Lots of tags and filters are available to customize the output of the widget. You may refer to the plugin installation page for reference.
The plugin is also available from Github. If you’re a developer and want to contribute, you can find it on Github page.