How To Add More Fonts Styles & Sizes To Your Wordpress

Last Update: April 20, 2017

Hello People

The other day I was attempting to change the style and size of my fonts in an article I had in Edit Mode in my Wordpress. All to no avail I must add.

After some advice from Loes I tried various Plugins and Themes and after a great deal of trial and error I finally managed to find one that worked for me.

Any WA member who would like to have this option of making changes in their own articles/blogs can follow the instructions below.

First of you have to go into your WP and Plugins.

You click on Add New and type in the Search Box - Fonts Family, Fonts Style

When the plugins have been loaded, scroll down the page until you see Fonts

Click on install and then activate.

Go into your pages/posts and click on one to Edit.

Once in Edit Mode you should see that the plugin has added 2 drop down menus to your visual editor with additional sizes and fonts:

You should see two more menu buttons

A button for Styles

A button for Sizes

Although I haven’t tried it yet there is the option to add your own selection of Google or Custom fonts including premium fonts, to your editor:

Add Google fonts

http://wpsites.net/wordpress-admin/add-google-web-fonts-to-your-wordpress-editor/

There you go folks and I hope you go on to enhance your articles/blogs instead of using the same old same oh default of wordpress.

If any members do start to use this function to its full extent then perhaps you will share your new found knowledge with the rest of us.

You can always leave a comment below and possibly a ‘Like’ as well. It will be appreciated and I do reply to every one.

Have a great day/evening.

Robert Allan

ps

if you have trouble uploading the Plugin you can download it directly here -

https://wordpress.org/plugins/fonts/


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Henry-II Premium
Thank you very much! Very useful!
I downloaded it as you said in: https://wordpress.org/plugins/fonts/
Then with "fronts.zip" I went to:
Wordpress
Plugins
Add New
Upload plugin
And uploaded "fronts.zip" there.

Thank you very much! :D
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Robert-A Premium
No probs and happy to point you in the right direction.
I don't believe you need those Google Fonts at the extra cost either.
Enjoy your Thursday.
Robert
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Emjaydz Premium
Thanks for the tip Robert, I will definitely come back to this when I've completed my training. :)

Cheers
Mandy
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Mandy from Australia.
It is a good plugin for fonts and styles and there are so many so its sure to make your articles/blogs that wee bit better than the plain stuff that WP gives you as default.
I see you want to follow me as well so I will get to replying asap today.
Enjoy what's left of your evening.
Robert
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SBotwe Premium
Hello Robert, thank a lot for the tutorial.
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Robert-A Premium
No probs Stephen and happy to point people in the direction of stuff that will help them.
Enjoy your Thursday.
Robert
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SBotwe Premium
Hello Robert, please I have been able to change my font style, but I can't change the size of my font.

Please any idea?
I will appreciate your support. Thanks
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Robert-A Premium
Just click on Font Size and choose (see pics)
The size goes all the way up to 72
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SBotwe Premium
Hello Robert, Sorry but have expanded my tool bar and it looks as if my theme does not have the features you showed me.

Please have a look at a snapshot of my toolbar
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SBotwe Premium
Please is there any other option?
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Robert-A Premium
Yo have not installed the correct Plugin.

Go here and download it -

https://wordpress.org/plugins/fonts/
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LunaVC Premium
Thank you, Robert. Thanks for sharing.
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Luna
(there's a Luna who follows me are you the same one?)
Hope you get the plugin installed ok and having more fonts and styles will give you more scope to enhance your writings.
Enjoy your day.
Robert
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LunaVC Premium
Yes Robert, I follow you. I had problems with fonts when I started my website so I got the WordPress Edit plugin and that sorted things out. I don't need both, thanks anyway.
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Robert-A Premium
No probs and as long as you are not having probs thats all that matters.
Thank you for dropping by.
Robert
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RWanat Premium
Thank you Robert this is going. To help a great deal
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Robert-A Premium
No probs Richard, a lot of members are using this plugin since my blog in 2015.
Enjoy your day.
Robert
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Eiluj Premium
Thank you Robert :)
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Julie and thank you for your comment.
Now you don't have to rely on the old same oh but can enhance your articles/blogs with more attractive fonts and styles.
Enjoy your day/evening.
Robert
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lmedinapar Premium
super, so easy to follow! thanks for the thorough instructions!
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Liliana and thank you for a non-follower reading my blog and leaving a comment.
Appreciate you taking the time to do so and if you are happy then I am happy to pass on any tips and advice that will help you.
Enjoy your Tuesday over there in Florida.
Robert Allan
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WaltzingGaby Premium
Thank U very much, it works perfect :-)
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Gabriela and thank you to a non-follower for reading my blog.
Always nice to be appreciated and as you say it works perfect then the blog has done its job.
Lots more tips and advice in my other blogs as well.
Enjoy your day.
Robert
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HelenpDoyle Premium
Robert, I bookmarked this almost a year ago but hadn't wanted to add any fonts until now! I just added the 'Use all Fonts' plugin so am trying to figure out how to add some non Google fonts. Wish me Luck.
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Helen, sent you a PM.
Enjoy your day and thank you for your comment.
Robert
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samson100 Premium
Thank you, Robert, for this tutorial
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Cathy and thank you for your comment.
Much better if you have a wider selection of fonts and styles to make your website more appealing to your visitors.
Enjoy your Tuesday.
Robert
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JFochetti Premium
Great Stuff As Always!
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Julie and thanks for your comment.
Replied to your email so you should have it working now.
Enjoy your day.
Robert
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Jphillips25b Premium
Thanks for the information Robert, I have it installed.
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Robert-A Premium
Thank you for your comment James and happy to point you in the right direction.
Have a great day.
Robert
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monamassoud Premium
Thanks Robert for the advice. I added a plugin already called WP Content Copy Protection & No Right Click and it's working fine so far.

I've got too many plugins that my site is slowing down, don't know what to do with that :)
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Mona. Ok you go with what you think is right for you.
I have 12 plugins and have never had a problem with that and some members have a lot more so I'm thinking it will be a particular plugin that is giving you a problem.
Not all plugins will be 100% compatible with your site.
The only sure way is test them out one by one until you find the one that's slowing you down.
Thank you for your comment.
Robert
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monamassoud Premium
Will follow your advice :)
Many thanks.
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Robert-A Premium
Deactivate them all then activate them one by one until you find the one that's slowing your site down is usually the best way to do it.
If none of them are actually slowing your site down then of course you will have to look elsewhere.

Your Google Analytics would give you a clue.
Have a nice day.
Robert
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monamassoud Premium
Thank you. Regards.
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jdlovel Premium
Man You are the goto guy. Thanks
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Robert-A Premium
Happy to point you in the right direction JD.
You should have lots more choices now and of course there is the option to download more from google and you can use any google login details you currently have (you don't have to create a new account)
Thank you for the comment and have an excellent day.
Robert
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Thomas2011 Premium
Thank you Robert, I used this plugin and now I can read the text on my website.
Thomas
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Robert-A Premium
No probs and I wish you success.
Robert
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wazimin Premium
Thanks Robert-A!
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Robert-A Premium
No probs and hope those other links I gave you help as well.
Have a nice day.
Robert
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wazimin Premium
Big time. Thank you again for all your help.
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Robert-A Premium
No probs and glad to help out.
Have a nice day.
Robert
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blubutterfly Premium
Awesome Robert, thank you I have been trying to work this out for ages, :)
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Justine and where have you been hiding. Far too busy making loadsa dosh perhaps?
if you are then well done you and pass on your tips to me lol
Glad you like my Fonts blog and it does work fine and if you decide to download more Goolge ones all you need is a Google account which I'm sure you will have.
I wouldn't bother with the paid option as you can get more than enough for free.
have a great evening over there in OZ.
Robert
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TopAchiever Premium
Excellent advice Robert! Once again you have excelled and helped us save a lot of frustration! Gold medals and silver tassels to you for all your hard work! :-)
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Robert-A Premium
No probs but as you can see from a couple of comments some people are having a wee bit of trouble downloading more from Google.
I don't understand it myself as I managed it no probs.
Glad to help you out though and thank you for the comment.
have a nice day.
Robert
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ABranson Premium
Hi Robert,
I tried then removed the Font plugin you mentioned as the author wants you to pay $47/mth up front to join his site before telling you how to install Google or custom fonts in the plugin. Which seems to involve adding code to the functions.php file. There are 17 fonts included in the plugin.
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Robert-A Premium
Hello. I think if you have a google account you can download direct from google.
I myself haven't tried it yet as I'm happy enough with what I already have with the plugin.
Are you sure you installed the correct plugin coz this is the first time I have heard of a payment being asked for.
Have a nice day and thank you for your comment.
Robert
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ABranson Premium
Hi Robert,
Using the plugin "as is" is free but if you follow the links to find out how to add any new fonts you get to the authors website where all the info is member only stuff so you have to pay membership to get the info.
The plugin I found following your directions was: "Fonts" by Brad Dalton - wpsites.
The links about adding fonts are in the description for the plugin.
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Robert-A Premium
The links for the google download should be at the top of your Dashboard Page.
I will try myself later today.
Robert
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PaulBoudreau Premium
Thank you so much again Robert , you make it look so easy ...
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Robert-A Premium
Believe me it takes a lot of work but I've been doing it for so long I know where to look or who to ask.
Saves a lot of time wasting when you can go to a source and it looks like I'm going to be yours lol.
Thank you for the comment and keep on trucking as they say.
Robert
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Papi Premium
Thank you Robert.
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Robert-A Premium
No probs Papi and thank you for your comment.
Have a great day.
Robert
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DaveSw Premium
Thanks Robert, I knew someone would have info on this...I am doing the same thing....So far as I start, there is little flexibility to change the look of the content...This will fix that! Cheers M8! Dave : )
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Robert-A Premium
No probs David.
Make a wee bit of a change to see something different.
I downloaded a few other ones from google as well.
Now I thought all I need are people to read my articles lol.
And as it happens I'm actually doing quite well with that.
Thank you for your comment.
Robert
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Christabelle Premium
Thank you for sharing this information Robert!
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Robert-A Premium
Glad to help out Christa.
Thank you for your comment.
Robert
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Christabelle Premium
You're welcome Robert! :)
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ngraddon Premium
I have been using Google fonts for quite a while now and they work out just fine. Good post to help others.
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Robert-A Premium
Ok. I sometimes use them myself but with this plugin I can download what ones I like and dump the crap.
Thank you for your comment.
Robert
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cm2108 Premium
Great post Robert! Thanks for creating this for us!
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Robert-A Premium
No probs and thank you for your comment.
Robert
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Loes Premium
Works like a charm, allthough I have the plugin installed on a testsite and copy and paste my written content. Those links you have above, both are going to the same page where you have to login, I don't know if you meant to share those
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Robert-A Premium
Hi Loes. No I didn't know the links went to the same page. Will take one out right after send this comment.
Thank you for it by the way and for your help.
have a nice evening and get well soon.
Robert
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Loes Premium
Thanks, quite empty right now:)
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Keisi Premium
Thank you Robert, I bookmarked this for further use, Right at this moment I am constructing my site. I see several options for using these Plugins.
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Robert-A Premium
No probs and its good to have some variety with text and font styles instead of the default ones.
Hope your site is finished soon and we can see what you've accomplished.
Robert
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JewelCarol Premium
This is great advice and very useful, will bookmark this, I am looking for a better font size, thanks so much, Robert. ;))
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Robert-A Premium
No probs Jewel and glad yo help you out.
Your website will look so much better when you can choose how to present them with a variety of text articles and blogs.
Remember you can also download more from google for free.
have a nice day.
Robert
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JewelCarol Premium
Yes, thanks so much for yr kind advice, Robert. ;))
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Denise68 Premium
Just what I was thinking about since I moved my site to my own domain and found I couldn't change the size, look, of my fonts.
Thank you Robert, great post. You are a superstar!
Denise
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Robert-A Premium
Hi Denise. remember it can depend on what theme you have.
Replied to your PM as well and thank you for the comment.
Robert
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TopAchiever Premium
This is good to know! Thanks for the warning Robert-A!
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OldMCSEGuy Premium
This is one of the most useful and practical post I have seen since I joined wa.
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Robert-A Premium
Glad you liked it and please read more of my blogs as they are chock full of advice and tips to help you down the road of affiliate/internet marketing.
Thank you for your comment.
Robert
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TopAchiever Premium
This is so true! You are a great inspiration Robert!
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Larry_T Premium
Hi Robert. Recently I changed my theme to "Make". It is unbelievable the options you have in customizing the site. With fonts, you can change color, size style, anything you want. Load it up on a test site and check it out, you will be surprised.
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Robert-A Premium
Thanks for the tip Larry and I will have a looksee.
Thank you for your comment and you make sure you have an excellent day.
Robert
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SamiWilliams Premium
Thank you for the information. I had been trying to get some variation in my drafts. This will help so much! Maybe the drafts will become pages and blogs and posts!
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Sami and thank you for your comment.
Glad you found my blog helpful.
That's why I write them lol
have a nice day.
Robert
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LucindaF Premium
Thanks Robert. I have installed the plugin and it worked! It will come in very handy for adding a bit of variety to my posts/pages.
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Lucinda. Glad to be of service and it is going to help you brighten up your articles/blogs.
Thank you for your comment.
Robert
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HelenpDoyle Premium
Thank you. I had this on my list to find out how to do it. I find the range of fonts and styles a bit limiting as I am used to the greater variation on Word. Have a good day/night or inbetween.
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Helen
I've wanted to do this for a wee while coz I do use a lot of variations on my other sites and they look so much better when you can 'Tart' them up a wee bit.
Loes put me on the right track and I just persevered until I found out the right way to do it.
You can download lots of other ones from google as well.
Don't know if your usual google password will do for this function or not so you will just have to try for yourself.
Have an excellent day.
Robert
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Komla22 Premium
It worked Robert! Thank you!
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Robert-A Premium
Great stuff.
Robert
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Komla22 Premium
Great Robert! I will try it!
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Robert-A Premium
Hello and thank you for your comment and yes please do try it.
At the very least your articles will have some character.
There are also other styles you can add from google to make articles really stand out from the crowd.
Robert
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gomohr Premium
I am going to give it a try now. If it works will get back to you. Thanks for the input.
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Robert-A Premium
No probs and yes do get back to me.
I'm off for a quick bite to eat now but be back later for a wee while.
Robert
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