How to Change the HTML View Font in Classic Editor

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Want to change the default font of HTML view in Classic Editor? Since the WordPress 3.2 release, HTML view in the Classic Editor uses monospaced font. In this article, we’ll show you how to change your WordPress HTML editor font.


All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

add_action( 'admin_head-post.php', 'devpress_fix_html_editor_font' );
add_action( 'admin_head-post-new.php', 'devpress_fix_html_editor_font' );
function devpress_fix_html_editor_font() { ?>
    <style type="text/css">
        #editorcontainer #content, #wp_mce_fullscreen {
            font-family: Georgia, "Times New Roman", "Bitstream Charter", Times, serif;
<?php } ?>

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly copy / paste code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: 62 best free WordPress blog themes or 7 best WordPress contact form plugins.

[code] <style type="text/css"> #editorcontainer #content, #wp_mce_fullscreen { font-family: Georgia, "Times New Roman", "Bitstream Charter", Times, serif; } </style> [/code]

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