How to Add Drop Caps in WordPress Posts

How to Add Drop Caps in WordPress Posts and Pages
Brandi Flores

Just few days ago, a visitor messaged me and asked if there is an easy way of adding drop caps in WordPress Posts without coding. Lucky for you, there is an easy way to do that if you do not want to mess around with css style-sheet or just not comfortable of doing it. To apply drop caps to every post, all you  have to do  is go to Plugins -> Add new, and search for Simple Drop Cap. After installed and activated, you can go to  Settings » Simple Drop Cap, and you will see Three Modes: Normal Mode, Float Mode, and Custom Mode.

How to Add Drop Caps in WordPress Posts
Lesha Dubose

There are some sites out there that have drop caps for their articles. This can require fancy styling or a simple plugin. In this video, we will show you how to add drop caps in WordPress posts.

How to Set WordPress Posts to Use a Drop Cap
Nedra Vanhorn

The Simple Drop Cap plugin works in posts, pages and other fields of content where you can otherwise use shortcodes. This means you can also use it in certain widgets within WordPress web hosting. Using drop caps in WordPress posts is essentially something you add to create a certain visual aesthetic. While it may not be ideal for all posts, it does deliver a specific feel to the content. – Simplifying Technology – Laravel | WordPress | OpenCart | Linux
Patsy Lindsey

A Drop cap is a large CAPITAL letter at the beginning of paragraph. From perspective of content writing and print media, it is a styling technique using which posts are made more impressive to attract readers. In simple terms you cab say that a drop cap is decorative character at the beginning of the text or paragraph. It has depth of two or more lines. it is also termed as initials.

How to Make Drop Caps in CSS & WordPress
Kathryn Reese

But the code that follows won’t leave your web copy riddled with drop caps. Instead, it will turn the first letter of the first word of the first paragraph element on your page or post into a drop cap. Note the CSS class “.post”; this is WP specific and is generated by the loop. If you aren’t using the loop/don’t have a div class wrapping your content titled “.post”, this will not work.

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