Published on June 25, 2018 by WPBeginner

Are you wanting to change the font size on your WordPress posts and pages? Not all themes have a simple built-in method for changing the size of text but we have taught many people the way to change this. In this video, we will show you how to change the font size in WordPress.

The simplest step would be to use the header tags which are styled by the theme you are using. By highlighting specific text, clicking the dropdown, and selecting the style you want your theme will customize it to be that specified font size. Every theme is unique so depending on the theme would determine how the text will look.

A second method would be to install and activate the TinyMCE advanced plugin found here:

TinyMCE Advanced

Once you activate the plugin go under Settings, TinyMCE Advanced to customize the editor’s settings. You will see the TinyMCE Editor and be able to add or remove extra buttons but for this, we want the font family and font size added to the editor. This will allow you to choose how large the text should be as well as how it should be styled.

The third method requires a little knowledge of CSS as we will be walking through how to manually edit the code for your site for your font size. You will go under Appearance, Customize, Additional CSS to get to the built-in editor. Target what you want to add a change to, for paragraphs, it’s normally p.

If you do not know what to target you can find out using inspect element, we have an article on how to use inspect element below:

www.wpbeginner.com/wp-tutorials/basics-of-inspect-element-with-your-wordpress-site/

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michel boiron
15 days 4 hours ago

great video. thanks.

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16 days 3 hours ago

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