How to Change a WordPress Font

This wikiHow shows you how to change a font for your wordpress.org or wordpress.com site. Login to your Wordpress site. Click Plugins on the left, then click Add New.
Method 1 of 3:

Using a Font Plugin

  1. Login to your Wordpress site. Click Plugins on the left, then click Add New.
  2. Search for a font plugin. Try searching 'font'. Easy Google Fonts is free and easy to use.
    1. Make sure the plugin is compatible with your version of WordPress
  3. Click Install Now to install the plugin that you've chosen. Click Activate to activate the plugin once installed.
  4. Configure the font settings. Click Settings under the plugin name. Edit the global font settings for your Wordpress site. Publish when finished.
    1. You can also find font settings by clicking Appearance on the left panel, then Customize. Your font plugin should be listed. Click on it to configure settings.
Method 2 of 3:

Changing Font in a Wordpress.com site

  1. Login to your WordPress site. Navigate to https://wordpress.com/ on a browser. Click Log In in the top right corner.
  2. Click on My Site in the top left. Click Design, then Customize.
  3. Click on the Fonts option. Select your desired font and click Publish.
    1. If you do not see the Font option, then you need to change to a theme that allows you to change fonts. When choosing a theme, look at the description and see if the theme allows font change.
Method 3 of 3:

Customizing the CSS in your Wordpress site

  1. Login to your Wordpress site. Navigate to the CSS customization settings. If you feel comfortable editing code, then you can use this to change font.
  2. Navigate to the theme editor. Click Appearance, then Theme Editor for wordpress.org sites (Customize, then CSS on wordpress.com sites).
  3. Edit the style sheet. At the top, add the following code to change font globally: {font-family:"Name of font"}. Publish when finished.
    1. To specify a font for a particular section, change the font family name for that section.
    2. Unless you've uploaded fonts to the server, use web safe fonts only. Research which fonts are web safe.
    3. For more information on editing the CSS in Wordpress, see https://www.wikihow.com/Edit-a-WordPress-CSS-File.
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