Default font WordPressTemplates will have a default font applied to them. When you want to change the site font globally through out the site, you will need to edit the CSS "style.css" file for your WordPress. This article will explain how to change the font globally for your WordPress site using the "Twenty Twelve" theme.

Note! You can change the font through out your WordPress site by following these steps for any theme. This will work for all themes not just the "Twenty Twelve" theme.

Steps to change your Font Globally

  1. Log into the WordPress Dashboard.
  2. Click the appearance editor WordPressGo to Appearance > Editor.
  3. Styles selected WordPressMake sure you are on the main "style.css" stylesheet. The "Twenty Twelve" theme uses the style.css style sheet. See image to the right.
  4. Paste code into stylesheet WordPressPaste the following code at the top of the "style.css" sheet. In this case the font we are changing to is the "Courier New, Courier, monospace"font type.
    * {font-family:"Courier New", Courier, monospace}

    The ( * ) in the CSS code will apply the Font style to all text in the website.


  5. click update WordPressClick Update.
  6. New Font on site WordPressVisit your website you should see the font applied to your whole website. If you do not see the font change, you may need to Clear your browser cache.

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