How to add blank lines to WordPress post or page?

Posted on 02/26/2012


A practical technicality. Many users of find it irritating that one cannot easily add “empty lines” to the the content of their posts and pages. This is because the CMS editor in the visual mode automatically gets rid of blank lines, thus depriving the user of the possibility to compose the content in accordance with her will.  In the similar vein, HTML mode is said to be oblivious to some standard markers. However, adding empty paragraphs is possible . It suffices to add a new line of the code with a line breaker in it.

Like this:


Type it in the HTML mode of wordpress editor and it will work.

From now on you do not have to imitate the blank line by typing a crude dot coloured same as the background to enjoy blank lines!

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