A program for editing files in plain text format, as opposed to binary format. Notepad and Notepad ++ are two popular text editors.

WordPress users who are comfortable with HTML can switch over to a built-in text editor while authoring a new post. The text editor allows you to customize the style of text, images, and media. You can also use an external text editor such as Notepad to write and customize WordPress plugins.

Text Editor

Switch to the text/HTML editor while authoring a post to add custom HTML tags.