How To Easily Change Font On Your WordPress Website

Last updated: January 29, 2024

There are multiple ways to change fonts on a website that uses WordPress. We will be going through two of them; How to change font through plugins & how to change font through custom code. If you do not have any coding experience we recommend that you do it through the plugin Easy Google Font, which we will teach you how to set up in this short guide.

How to change font with Easy Google Fonts

This plugin allows you to take full control of your theme’s typography in any WordPress theme (no coding required). It allows you to choose from over 600+ google fonts and font variants to insert into your website without coding.

  1. Install Easy Google Fonts through the WordPress interface.
  2. Watch this short guide on how to setup the plugin

How to change font with custom code

Changing fonts with custom code is a great idea if you want to avoid using plugins, the most popular fonts are usable through the method.

  1. Go to appearance > customize and choose “Additional CSS”
  2. Find out what you want to change font on, for example the main headline is H1
  3. To change the headline to arial, type in the code below, you can replace the word Arial with any classic fonts such as Verdana, Georgia etc.
    h1 { font-family: arial; }
  4. You can also change the font on a specific class, for example most themes website titles has the class .site-title so the code would be .site-title { font-family: arial; }
  1. Wow, I found the answer (in case someone is having the same issue as me and has a free version of WordPress). HOW TO CHANGE FONTS IN FREE WORDPRESS:

    -Click to “My Site” at the top (left hand side) of WordPress.
    -Click on “Customize” (under Design).
    -Click on Fonts

    That’s it! It’s that easy! Why do bloggers have to make things so complicated? I know people are asking different types of questions, so maybe I was going to the wrong sites. Maybe google was not sending me to the ones with my specific question, but damn!

    I had to figure it out in the end on my own by clicking around in my site settings. And I did learn a ton of info not relating to my question by exploring these sites, so that’s a bonus.

  2. Hi, absolutely got tons of value from your post. Please i have 2 quick questions.
    1. What is the number of plugins every blogger shouldn’t exceed? I currently have about 18 installed, would you consider that number outrageous. Please could you also check out my site and offer me a
    2. Your font is really beautiful. would you suggest plugins that would give me beautiful fonts just like yours?

  3. Hi! There is no maximum amount, it all depends on your website’s purpose 🙂
    If you run a blog then 18 plugins might be a little over the top, but it really depends on what plugins it is.

    We use Lato for our blog, I’m happy to hear that you like it!

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