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Admin Font Editor


Simple Admin plugin that lets you choose the font style and size for the Edit Posts / Pages test editor. Works only with HTML editor and the reply field of Comments in WordPress admin. Also works with the Fullscreen / Distraction Free Editor. Comes with a preview feature.

More info is available here.


  • Admin Font Editor with preview area


  1. Upload the plugin folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to Settings > Admin Font Editor to adjust the font size and font style


Does this plugin work with both the Visual and Text editor?

No, only the Text editor.

Will the new font style be visible to all users?

No, just the logged in user. That way, every user can choose the font and font size they prefer.

Does it change anything on the public pages / front-end of my site?


How do I go back to the WordPress default styling?

Just deactivate the plugin.

How do I contact the plugin developer?

You’ll find me at Genius Startup. I write about growing WordPress sites and making a living online.

Contributors & Developers

“Admin Font Editor” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Visual editor support removed since it seems to be broken with WordPress 4.0.


  • Code tidy up.


  • Added translation support via .po files.


  • Now works with the visual editor as well as the HTML editor.


  • Now works with the reply field on Comments page + minor bug fix.


  • Admin area tidy up and optimization.


  • Added extra fonts to the preset selection, as well as the option to specify using any font on your system.


  • Updated to work with Fullscreen / Distraction Free Editor.


  • Fixed bug where preview area didn’t show current font settngs on first load.


  • Initial Release