How to Make the First Letter of a Post Large in Blogger

Drop caps is a kind of a styling technique that is most likely to be used in story books, newspapers and magazine featuring long paragraphs. It keeps the font size of the first letter of the paragraph large as compared to the remaining letters.

Drop Caps can also be added to blogs or websites using a simple CSS technique that makes the task really straightforward and easier for everyone to understand.

How to Make First Letter of a Post Larger in Blogger:

However, you need to know the name of the div class or id of your main content. You can find that by looking into your template files or through the Inspect element feature in your browser.

Once you have your div class, then go to Blogger >> Template >> Edit HTML >> search for ]]></b:skin> tag and just above it paste the following code.

However, make sure you change the “post-outer” section below if your template has a different class name. You can also customize the CSS codes to make it look according to your template design or even better.

.post-outer:first-letter {
float: left;
font-size: 4em;
color: #111;
margin-right: 0.10em;
line-height: 90%;
text-shadow: 0.05em 0.05em #C0C0C0;


We hope this tutorial may have helped you in learning how to make the first letter of a post large in blogger, and making you familiar with drop caps.


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