WordPress Guide | Paste Text

Paste Text

If you copy and paste text from somewhere else (like an email or webpage), you may discover that it does not always appear exactly as you would expect. If you use the Paste as text button then a special cleanup process will run to remove any special formatting and HTML tags that may otherwise change your text.

From the visual editor click on the Toolbar Toggle button:

Toolbar Toggle

This will open more toolbar options where you will be able to find the Paste as text button:

Paste as text

Now you’ll see a pop up box letting you know it is now safe to paste in pre-formatted text, press the Paste as text button again to stop.

paste as text popup