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Enlarge First Character of First Paragraph in WordPress

Enlarge First Character of First Paragraph in WordPress

Enlarge First Character of First Paragraph in WordPress

Follow the steps below:

Step #1: Placing the PHP codes in Functions.php file

In this step all you need to do is to place the following PHP code in functions.php file which is located in your (directory: /themes/your-theme/functions.php):

function post_first_letter($content = '') {
 $pattern = '/<p( .*)?( class="(.*)")??( .*)?>((<[^>]*>|\s)*)(("|“|‘|‘|“|\')?[A-Z])/U';
 $replacement = '<p><span title="$7" class="post-first-letter">$7</span>';
 $content = preg_replace($pattern, $replacement, $content, 1 );
return $content;
}
add_filter('the_content', 'post_first_letter');

Step #2: Place the CSS codes in Style.css file

Now, all you need is that place the following CSS codes in style.css file:

.post-first-letter {
font-size: 50px;
float: left;
margin-top: 14px; 
margin-right: 5px;
color: red;
}

That’s all.

All credits goes to Drop Caps.