Dropcaps are used for the first letter of a paragraph and generally used once on the page. You can even get creative and make custom lists with numbers instead of letters. You can even be creative with numbered lists instead of letters.

Below is an example of what the Dropcap styles look like for Zen:

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Dropcap – Green

  1. Open your article in the editor and switch to the HTML view
  2. At the beginning of your first paragraph, replace the first letter of your first word with this html code:
    <span class="dropcap1">A</span>
  3. Change the letter in the between the opening and closing span tags to the first letter of that first word. Example: The “A” in Apple.
  4. Click SAVE

Dropcap – Grey

  1. Open your post or page in the editor and switch to the HTML view
  2. At the beginning of your first paragraph, replace the first letter of your first word with this shortcode:
    <span class="dropcap2">A</span>
  3. Change the letter in the between the opening and closing span tags to the first letter of that first word. Example: The “A” in Apple.
  4. Click SAVE
By |2011-02-11T05:17:15+00:00February 11th, 2011|Blog|