Pressing Enter on your keyboard will create a new paragraph in both Gutenberg and Classic (Visual mode) editors.


But what if you want to add a line break in WordPress?

And by “line break”, I mean going to the next row without creating a new paragraph, like this:


Even though it’s not obvious how to do it, it’s dead easy!

All you need to do add a line break is to press Shift + Enter on your keyboard.

That’s it!


If you’re using the Text editor from the Classic Editor, you can simply press Enter, and it will create a line break.

If for some reason it doesn’t, or you switch to the Visual editor and the formatting gets broken, add this at the end of a line: <br>.

line break wordpress text editor

That’s a Wrap

I hope you found this tutorial useful, and you managed to add a line break in WordPress!

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