How To Add Number List On Selected Or Highlighted Lines In WordPress

In WordPress, how do you add a number list to selected or highlighted lines?

Follow these steps to add a numbered list to a block of text you have chosen or highlighted in WordPress:

  1. In WordPress, navigate to the page or post editor where you want to add the numbered list.
  2. Highlight the text that you wish to convert into a numbered list.
  3. In the editing toolbar, click the “Ordered List” button. This button resembles a numbered list and is normally found in the toolbar’s top row.
  4. The chosen text should now be turned into a numbered list. You can change the formatting or style of the list using the settings in the editor toolbar or the WordPress block editor.


You can also use the “List” block in the WordPress block editor to add a numbered list. Follow these steps to accomplish this:

  1. In WordPress, navigate to the page or post editor where you want to add the numbered list.
  2. Search for the “List” block by clicking the “Add Block” button.
  3. Select “Ordered list” from the dropdown menu in the “List” box.
  4. In the block, type or paste the items for your list. As you add items, they will be automatically numbered.

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