How to Change the Font Size or Text Size of Website Pages

You can easily change the text size of any web page to fit your needs as long as the website has been built with techniques that make it accessible so that font size is controllable by the user.

This page explains how to change your font size in Internet Explorer, FireFox and Netscape. The instructions apply generally to most browsers.

How to Change Font Size or Text Size in FireFox Browser

  1. Click on View on the browser Menu Bar.
  2. Highlight Text Size with your mouse and notice that you now have 3 choices that will allow you to increase or decrease text size.
  3. Increase or Decrease your font size and you will see a change in text size on this web page. You can also hold down <CTRL> and type "+" or "-" to change the font size.
  4. Select Normal or <CTRL> and "0" to return to the default text size.

Change Text Size in Firefox Browser  with Menu Text Size Settings

How to Change Font Size or Text Size in Internet Explorer Browser

  1. Click on View on the browser Menu Bar.
  2. Highlight Text Size with your mouse and notice that you now have 5 text size choices ranging from Largest to Smallest.
  3. Click on the Size you Want and you will see a change in text size on this web page.
Change Text Size from menu bar in Internet Explorer IE with Menu Text Size Settings

Change Font Size or Text Size in Netscape Browser

  1. Click on View on the browser Menu Bar.
  2. Highlight Text Size with your mouse and notice that you now have 3 choices that will allow you to increase or decrease text size..
  3. Increase or Decrease your font size and you will see a change in text size on this web page. You can also hold down <CTRL> and type "+" or "-" to change the font size.
  4. Select Normal or <CTRL> and "0" to return to the default size.
Change Text Size in Netscape Browser with Menu Text Size Settings

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