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Tailwind CSS tutorial #16: Font Size

In the article, we will go into detail on how to use font-size.

Font Size

Format

text-{size}

Alignment Tailwind Class CSS Property
text-xs text-xs font-size: 0.75rem; /* 12px */ , line-height: 1rem; /* 16px */
text-sm text-sm font-size: 0.875rem; /* 14px */ , line-height: 1.25rem; /* 20px */
text-base text-base font-size: 1rem; /* 16px */ , line-height: 1.5rem; /* 24px */
text-lg text-lg font-size: 1.125rem; /* 18px */ . line-height: 1.75rem; /* 28px */
text-xl text-xl font-size: 1.25rem; /* 20px */ , line-height: 1.75rem; /* 28px */
text-2xl text-2xl font-size: 1.5rem; /* 24px */ line-height: 2rem; /* 32px */

The font-size property in CSS is used to set the font size of text in HTML document.

  • text-xs: This class defines the text size as extra small.

  • text-sm: This class defines the text size as small.

  • text-base: This class defines the text size as base size.

  • text-lg: This class defines the text size as large.

  • text-xl: This class defines the text size as extra-large.

  • text-2xl: This class defines the text size as 2 times extra-large.

  • text-3xl: This class defines the text size as 3 times extra-large.

  • text-4xl: This class defines the text size as 4 times extra-large.

  • text-5xl: This class defines the text size as 5 times extra-large.

  • text-6xl: This class defines the text size as 6 times extra-large.

  • text-7xl: This class defines the text size as 7 times extra-large.

  • text-8xl: This class defines the text size as 8 times extra-large.

  • text-9xl: This class defines the text size as 9 times extra-large.

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<ul class="container mx-auto leading-none divide-y divide-gray-400 divide-dotted" style="font-family: Raleway">
  <li class="flex items-center justify-between px-4 py-2">
    <div>
      <div class="text-xs align-middle mb-2">Hello World</div>
      <div class="text-xs font-mono font-light leading-tight text-gray-500"><span class="font-bold">font-size:</span>: 0.75rem; <span class="font-bold">line-height:</span>: 1rem;</div>
    </div>
    <div class="text-xs font-semibold font-mono whitespace-nowrap px-2 py-1 ml-5 rounded text-white bg-pink-500 rounded-2">text-xs</div>
  </li>
  <li class="flex items-center justify-between px-4 py-2">
    <div>
      <div class="text-sm align-middle mb-2">Hello World</div>
      <div class="text-xs font-mono font-light leading-tight text-gray-500"><span class="font-bold">font-size:</span>: 0.875rem; <span class="font-bold">line-height:</span>: 1.25rem;</div>
    </div>
    <div class="text-xs font-semibold font-mono whitespace-nowrap px-2 py-1 ml-5 rounded text-white bg-pink-500 rounded-2">text-sm</div>
  </li>
  <li class="flex items-center justify-between px-4 py-2">
    <div>
      <div class="text-base align-middle mb-2">Hello World</div>
      <div class="text-xs font-mono font-light leading-tight text-gray-500"><span class="font-bold">font-size:</span>: 1rem; <span class="font-bold">line-height:</span>: 1.5rem;</div>
    </div>
    <div class="text-xs font-semibold font-mono whitespace-nowrap px-2 py-1 ml-5 rounded text-white bg-pink-500 rounded-2">text-base</div>
  </li>
  <li class="flex items-center justify-between px-4 py-2">
    <div>
      <div class="text-lg align-middle mb-2">Hello World</div>
      <div class="text-xs font-mono font-light leading-tight text-gray-500"><span class="font-bold">font-size:</span>: 1.125rem; <span class="font-bold">line-height:</span>: 1.75rem;</div>
    </div>
    <div class="text-xs font-semibold font-mono whitespace-nowrap px-2 py-1 ml-5 rounded text-white bg-pink-500 rounded-2">text-lg</div>
  </li>
  <li class="flex items-center justify-between px-4 py-2">
    <div>
      <div class="text-xl align-middle mb-2">Hello World</div>
      <div class="text-xs font-mono font-light leading-tight text-gray-500"><span class="font-bold">font-size:</span>: 1.25rem; <span class="font-bold">line-height:</span>: 1.75rem;</div>
    </div>
    <div class="text-xs font-medium font-mono whitespace-nowrap px-2 py-1 ml-5 rounded text-white bg-pink-500 rounded-2">text-xl</div>
  </li>
  <li class="flex items-center justify-between px-4 py-2">
    <div>
      <div class="text-2xl align-middle mb-2">Hello World</div>
      <div class="text-xs font-mono font-light leading-tight text-gray-500"><span class="font-bold">font-size:</span>: 1.5rem; <span class="font-bold">line-height:</span>: 2rem;</div>
    </div>
    <div class="text-xs font-semibold font-mono whitespace-nowrap px-2 py-1 ml-5 rounded text-white bg-pink-500 rounded-2">text-2xl</div>
  </li>
  <li class="flex items-center justify-between px-4 py-2">
    <div>
      <div class="text-3xl align-middle mb-2">Hello World</div>
      <div class="text-xs font-mono font-light leading-tight text-gray-500"><span class="font-bold">font-size:</span>: 1.875rem; <span class="font-bold">line-height:</span>: 2.25rem;</div>
    </div>
    <div class="text-xs font-semibold font-mono whitespace-nowrap px-2 py-1 ml-5 rounded text-white bg-pink-500 rounded-2">text-3xl</div>
  </li>
  <li class="flex items-center justify-between px-4 py-2">
    <div>
      <div class="text-4xl align-middle mb-2">Hello World</div>
      <div class="text-xs font-mono font-light leading-tight text-gray-500"><span class="font-bold">font-size:</span>: 2.25rem; <span class="font-bold">line-height:</span>: 2.5rem;</div>
    </div>
    <div class="text-xs font-semibold font-mono whitespace-nowrap px-2 py-1 ml-5 rounded text-white bg-pink-500 rounded-2">text-4xl</div>
  </li>
  <li class="flex items-center justify-between px-4 py-2">
    <div>
      <div class="text-5xl align-middle mb-2">Hello World</div>
      <div class="text-xs font-mono font-light leading-tight text-gray-500"><span class="font-bold">font-size:</span>: 3rem; <span class="font-bold">line-height:</span>: 1;</div>
    </div>
    <div class="text-xs font-semibold font-mono whitespace-nowrap px-2 py-1 ml-5 rounded text-white bg-pink-500 rounded-2">text-5xl</div>
  </li>
  <li class="flex items-center justify-between px-4 py-2">
    <div>
      <div class="text-6xl align-middle mb-2">Hello World</div>
      <div class="text-xs font-mono font-light leading-tight text-gray-500"><span class="font-bold">font-size:</span>: 3.75rem; <span class="font-bold">line-height:</span>: 1rem;</div>
    </div>
    <div class="text-xs font-semibold font-mono whitespace-nowrap px-2 py-1 ml-5 rounded text-white bg-pink-500 rounded-2">text-6xl</div>
  </li>
  <li class="flex items-center justify-between px-4 py-2">
    <div>
      <div class="text-7xl align-middle mb-2">Hello World</div>
      <div class="text-xs font-mono font-light leading-tight text-gray-500"><span class="font-bold">font-size:</span>: 4.5rem; <span class="font-bold">line-height:</span>: 1rem;</div>
    </div>
    <div class="text-xs font-semibold font-mono whitespace-nowrap px-2 py-1 ml-5 rounded text-white bg-pink-500 rounded-2">text-7xl</div>
  </li>
  <li class="flex items-center justify-between px-4 py-2">
    <div>
      <div class="text-8xl align-middle mb-2">Hello World</div>
      <div class="text-xs font-mono font-light leading-tight text-gray-500"><span class="font-bold">font-size:</span>: 6rem; <span class="font-bold">line-height:</span>: 1rem;</div>
    </div>
    <div class="text-xs font-semibold font-mono whitespace-nowrap px-2 py-1 ml-5 rounded text-white bg-pink-500 rounded-2">text-8xl</div>
  </li>
  <li class="flex items-center justify-between px-4 py-2">
    <div>
      <div class="text-9xl align-middle mb-2">Hello World</div>
      <div class="text-xs font-mono font-light leading-tight text-gray-500"><span class="font-bold">font-size:</span>: 8rem; <span class="font-bold">line-height:</span>: 1rem;</div>
    </div>
    <div class="text-xs font-semibold font-mono whitespace-nowrap px-2 py-1 ml-5 rounded text-white bg-pink-500 rounded-2">text-9xl</div>
  </li>
</ul>
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Full code:
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Overall Output
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Resources:
tailwind.css

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