WordPress: How To Add More Space between Paragraphs

Readability is one of the important factors that determine your blog visitors return rate. Poor readability will turns your readers away from the content regardless of how good or bad it is written.

While the white space in between lines of text in your post can be easily configured through CSS, most WordPress users struggle with adding more space in between paragraphs. Pressing RETURN key repeatedly or adding “<br>” through HTML editor will not solve the problem as it will be removed when you “Save” or “Publish” your post.

Insert code into HTML editor

There are some work around for you to add extra white spaces in between the paragraphs. You can either use this code between paragraphs in your HTML editor

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<div style="height: 1.4em; visibility: hidden;">ANY_CHARACTER_HERE</div>

OR you can do it by applying “padding”:-

ABOVE A PARAGRAPH

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TEXT_HERE
BELOW A PARAGRAPH

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TEXT_HERE
BOTH

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TEXT_HERE