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How to install Urdu Fonts in WordPress | 3 Best Ways

Posted in Urdu Fonts   on  May 16, 2023 by Shoaib

Do you own an Urdu website? Or do you want to start blogging with WordPress Urdu theme?

Great Idea!

how to write Urdu in Wordpress

But before starting this beautiful journey, you should consider some crucial things that will help you to grow your Urdu blog fast.

  • How to install Urdu Fonts in WordPress?
  • How to import any Urdu Font in a WordPress theme?
  • How to write Urdu text correctly in WordPress?

I am sharing this because I own an Urdu Blog. Urdunigaar.com is a Pakistani- based blog which is getting 50K traffic per month.

Urdunigaar Organic Traffic in Pakistan

These tips help you run your WordPress Urdu blog, and you can also earn money through it.

Yes, you hear this right. You can also earn online money by creating an Urdu blog in WordPress. I am making 50 thousand rupees per month from my Urdunigaar blog.

My Google Adscene earning

Read Also: What is Blog in Urdu? – Definition of Blog, Blogging & Blogger

Some interesting WordPress & Urdu language Facts you must know:

WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) in the World. According to actual data, 44% of the websites on the web use WordPress. You can build any website using WordPress in no time.

Wordpress share in the market

The Urdu language is the 10th most spoken language in the world. There are about 231.3 million total Urdu speakers who understand the Urdu language.

Urdu is the official languages in Pakistan

First language speakers

70.2 million

Total speakers

231.3 million

Wow! How cool are the facts.

Are you amazed to know that? I was also when I started my own Urdu blog.

The Real Problem With Default Urdu Text in WordPress

After adding Urdu to the WordPress page or post, the default text will look like this:

Urdu Text Problem in wordpress with image

If you want to sow Urdu text in its standard format, we need to use some useful WordPress tools.

Use any Font | Custom Font Uploader

This plugin can install custom Urdu fonts on your WordPress website.

Use any font embed a custom font using a custom font uploader and assign it to any element on your website.

Use any Font Custom Font Uploader wordpress plugin to upload custom Urdu fonts

Note: This plugin only works great on Urdu content-type websites. But if you have both English and Urdu content, it will assign an Urdu font style to all your elements.

Here are steps for uploading custom fonts using use any font plugin:

Step 1: Install and activate use any font WordPress plugin.

Step 2: Generate Free Lite / Test API Key and verify the API key.

Generate Free Lite Test API Key and verfiy it

Step 3: Go to the Upload Font tab and choose the font file you want to upload.

Font uploading option in wordpress

Step 4: After that, go to the Assign font tab and assign the font to elements which you want to change the font styling.

choose the font which you want to change the styling

Adding Urdu Fonts using WordPress themes and Page Builder

The second way to add Urdu Fonts to WordPress is to use the best WordPress theme, like Astra or Generatepress.

With the help of WordPress Page builders like Elementor or Thrive Architect, these themes let you create complex Urdu blog themes.

As a WordPress theme developer, this is the most recommended and easy method to design WordPress Urdu themes.

Elementor is the leading WordPress page builder for building professional and responsive websites without writing a single line of code.
Let's see how we can add Urdu text and font using Elementor.

Step 1: Add a new post and edit it with Elementor page builder.

Step 2: Add Urdu text to your Post with the follwoing code.

<p dir="rtl" >Urdu Text will goes here.....<p>

Step 3: To change the Typography setting go to the Style tab.

Step 4: Then go the Family Tab and select Noto Nastaliq Urdu from the menu.

adding Urdu fonts using elementor

Use the Custom Font Uploader plugin if you want to add custom Urdu fonts in Elementor.


Adding Urdu fonts to your WordPress theme is the first and most crucial thing to do with an Urdu site. This will help to rank fast and improve your website bonus rate.
Then what are you waiting for?
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500 Urdu fonts and earn your first dollar!

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About Shoaib Akram


I've been in the business of writing, marketing, and web development for a while now. I have experience in SEO and content generation. If you need someone who can bring life to your words and web pages, I'm your guy.

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