How to change the font on your WordPress website?

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In today’s generation, a business or a company should have a website depicting there products and services. If you have a small scale business and you cannot afford a web developer to make the website for you, then the most effective alternative is making a website from wordpress. This tool is used to make a website with the use of plugin and theme architecture. WordPress is written in PHP language; you can run it on majorly on every platform. Even a small amount of programming knowledge is enough for you to make a beautiful website.

There is several problems that can occur when you are making websites from wordpress, but the implementation of troubleshooting methods is very easy. Your main aim, while you are making the website, is to add photos, videos, content, and choosing the theme. As this tool acts as the CMS (Content Management System) for the website, you can use this to change the content regularly with ease. But you can encounter some problems while you are adjusting fonts. We are going to discuss how to change font in wordpress. Here are some of the steps you should follow.

Change the Font Globally

wordpress Change the Font

By globally, we meant how to change the font of the whole website; this is very simple all you have to do is add a single line in the code. You have to locate the theme editor in the dashboard; you can access it by clicking editor in the Appearance tab.  When the editor is opened, you can see the CSS stylesheet file of your website at the end of the page. This file is responsible for all the styles and colors on your page. You have to add the following line at the top of your code:

*{font-family: “Name of font”} By the name of the font, we mean whatever the name of the font is that you want to add. 

Change the Font for Specific Area 

Most of the time, you need to have different fonts for different places to make the website great and good looking.  There is a number of places where you add a special font on your website; this can be difficult for anyone with no prior knowledge of programming. We are going to discuss how you can add different fonts on the website. Most of the time, a font is found in the body of the website; you need to access the particular class and div to change the area. we are depicting the example to change the font of the whole body

For example: body {font family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, Futura, sans-serif;

         font-size: 1em;padding: 0; margin: 0


You may need a professional to change the fonts and colors of a particular area on the website.

WordPress Plugins

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If you have not even a single clue of programming, then you may have problems and it would be dangerous to have the hands of a newbie on the files of the website. WordPress provides a number of the plugin which requires no programming, and these plugins can be used to change the font in a specific area. These plugins have an excellent user interface to work with; you can work with them very efficiently. Plugins like Easy Google Fonts, WP Google Fonts, Use Any Font and many more provide an easy interface to change the font of the website. There is a number of fonts that are provided with the plugin; these plugins can also provide you the option of customization fonts. So if you are a newbie to the structure of websites, then you should use the plugins. 

Changing Photos with Customizer

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You can also change the fonts with the wordpress customizer tool; with the help of this tool, you can change the fonts of the website. All you have to do is go to my site and then go to the design tab. By clicking on that design tab, you would encounter the option of customize. After this, click on the font option, and then you can change the headings and base font of the website.  By headings, we mean all the heading and subheading available on the website will be changed to one font and other content to another font you choose.


We all know how crucial a website is for any business; it represents products and service on the world’s biggest platform, i.e., the Internet. WordPress is a tool from which you can make great websites with low efforts and no expertise. But you may encounter a problem when you want to change the fonts; we have listed some troubleshoot methods you can use to change the font of the website.    

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