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How To Format Content Using The WordPress WYSIWYG Editor
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In this video tutorial, we have a look at some of the buttons that the WordPress Visual editor provides to give you control over the presentation of your content.

How To Format WordPress Content: Video Tutorial Summary

Creating Bold text:

  1. Highlight some text.
  2. Click on the “B” button.
    Note: alternatively, you can also hit CTRL+B.

Creating Italic text:

  1. Highlight some text.
  2. Click on the “I” button.
    Note: alternatively, you can also hit CTRL+I.

Creating Strikethrough text:

  1. Highlight some text.
  2. Click on the “ABC” button.
    Note: alternatively, you can also hit ALT+Shift+D.

Creating Un-Ordered lists:

  1. Highlight some lines of text.
  2. Click on the “unordered list” button.
    Note: alternatively, you can also hit ALT+Shift+U.

Creating Ordered lists:

  1. Highlight some lines of text.
  2. Click on the “ordered list” button.
    Note: alternatively, you can also hit ALT+Shift+O.

Creating Blockquote text:

  1. Highlight some text.
  2. Click on the “quote” button.
    Note: alternatively, you can also hit ALT+Shift+Q.

How To Format Using the “WordPress Kitchen Sink”

Did you know that you can use the WordPress Kitchen Sink to accesss more formatting controls? This is the coloured button at the end of the row. Click it and you will get a new row of buttons to play with!

Creating Underlined text (found under the WordPress “Kitchen Sink”):

  1. Highlight some text.
  2. Click on the “U” button.
    Note: alternatively, you can also hit CTRL+U.

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