How to change Font size in WordPress

If you have a WordPress Blog and you are facing trouble in changing the font size of your text, then you have come to the right place! In this article we will show you how to make your text appear Bold, Italics & how you can easily do other adjustments in your text’s font sizes. We will also show you how to use a CSS editor in your WordPress Dashboard to change the font size of the ‘Headers’ for your Theme.

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Steps to change font size in WordPress.

Their are 2 ways to change the font size in WordPress which are defined below:

1.Changing Font Size within a Page or Post in WordPress.


2.Changing the Font Header sizes in the WordPress Theme Stylesheet.

Changing Font Size within a Page or Post in WordPress.


Step 1: Login to the WordPress Admin dashboard.

Step 2: Click on Add New Post/Page or you can also Edit your existing post.

Step 3: In the toolbar you will see various options available like bold, italic etc. Click on the right most button ‘Toolbar toggle’ to open all the available options in the visual editor as shown in the screenshot below.

click here to open togglebar wordpress


Step 4: In the togglebar section select the tab labelled as ‘paragraph’. Select the text whose font size you want to change & then from the drop down menu choosing the heading style. There are 6 heading styles available for you to choose from. Below is the screenshot.


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Changing the Font Header sizes in the WordPress Theme Stylesheet


Now let’s learn how to change the size of the header font within your theme. This can be easily done by editing the Style.css file. Let’s begin:

Step 1: Login to the WordPress Admin dashboard.

Step 2: In the left menu bar select Editor under Appearance. As shown in the screenshot.

Step 3: On clicking the Editor you see a column of files as shown in the screenshot below.

Step 4: Then scroll down to style section i.e scroll down until you find section “h1{” .

select editor under apperance section


Step 5: Now look for the lines that show “font-size: 26px”. Then edit pixel (px) according to the size you need. The pixel value varies depending upon header.

In this H1 is the largest header as you move to h2<<h3<<h4<<h5<<h6 the fonts gets smaller.

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Step 6: After performing all the above mentioned then click on the update file button to save the settings.


We hope this guide helped to change the font size of your text successfully. If you have any queries or suggestions related to this article do let us know in the comment section below.