Tutorial on how to use a text editor in WordPress – what a text editor is, how to work with it, how to use html code and its effect on the displayed text.
What is a text editor?
The WordPress text editor also displays text with html codes, so it is also called an html editor. Everything you have written in the visual editor is displayed in html format in a text editor.
Every tool that you used to write a text is written in the text editor in the form of the code. Working in a text editor is not as intuitive as working in a visual editor. Therefore, if you do not have at least basic html knowledge, it is recommended better not to use it.
How to use a text editor
The individual buttons of WordPress editor contain html formatting features. They work in two ways. If you click on a button without highlighting any text before, you paste the HTML code for that concrete button into the text. If you click it again, the code will be closed. If you highlight the text beforehand and then click the button, you will insert the code at the beginning and end of the text at once.
For a better understanding, I’ll show it in the picture. If you use a code in the text editor <strong>
it will look like this in the visual editor:
Features of WordPress text editor
The following features are available:
Link — this button is used to insert a website link. If you click on it, a window will appear in which you type the URL of the page you are inserting. You can also choose whether you want the page to open in a new window or not.