How To Change The Color Of Text In A WordPress Post or Page Using The New WordPress Editor

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Would you like to change the color of the text in your WordPress posts and pages? If so, you’ll be pleased to hear that WordPress makes the task simple.

Let’s look at the steps you need to take to make this change.

Changing Text Color

The main text block in the WordPress editor is the ‘Paragraph‘ block. This content block not only lets you change the font size of your text, it also lets you change the color.

  1. Add Text to Your Post or Page

    All you have to do to create a new paragraph block is to start typing. WordPress will create a paragraph block automatically for you.Start Typing in the Paragraph Block

  2. (Optional) Add a Paragraph Block Manually

    Alternatively, you can insert a paragraph into your post or page manually. To do this, simply click on the “(+) Add Block” button at the top left-hand side of the WordPress editor and then select the “Paragraph” block. Add a Paragraph Block

  3. Click on “Color Settings”

    Your paragraph block settings will be shown at the right-hand side of the page when the block is selected. Click on “Color Settings”.Select Color Settings

  4. Select Your Desired Colors

    You can now select the background color and text color for your text. The colors you define here will be applied to the whole paragraph block.Choose Block Colours

  5. (Optional) Select a Custom Color

    The predefined colors that are displayed may not be to everyone’s tastes. Thankfully, WordPress allows you to select custom colors. To do this, simply click on the “Custom Color” link. You can then enter your desired color using a color picker or by entering a color’s hexadecimal code, RGB number, or HSL number.
    Note: If your colors do not match well, WordPress will display a warning stating that your color combination may be hard to read.
    Defining a Custom Colour

Simple. Any questions?

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