The WYSIWYG editor in WordPress.com


When entering a new post for WordPress.com on the website you will be using their WYSIWYG editor with a main row of icons. Some of the icons will be familiar to you is you are used to using word processors . The main buttons are explained in order below

WYSIWYG editor

Bold

Italics

Strike through

  • Bulleted
  1. Numbered

Blockquote – normally used for text quoted from a person or  website

Formatted Left

Centred

Formatted Right

Link to another site or page  e.g. bbc.co.uk

Break the link  – bbc.co.uk

Inserting more tag will complete the visible part of the post and offer a ‘more’ link

Spell check

Full Screen mode – enters into a full screen edit mode

Shows even more options:

Additional WYSIWYG toolbar

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