How to add subscript and superscript text in elementor

Add Subscript & Superscript text in Elementor

Elementor is an amazing page builder with tons of design and customization options. But its text editor does not have all the options there are in a typical word editor such as Microsoft word. And one of those options is the ability to add Superscript and Subscript text. Also, there is no option in Elementor to highlight text, but for highlighting the text you can read my other blog here.

To have better options with text in Elementor you can try out the Element Pack Addon plugin. This will add around 60 additional widgets to your Elementor plugin.

In this blog post, we are mainly going to focus on how to add subscript and superscript text in the Elementor text editor, just like we can add in Microsoft word. When we have a closer look, Elementor does not have a lot of text editor options. Please have a look at the image below. These are the only text editing options we get from Elementor.

elementor text editor options
 For subscript: <sub></sub>
 For superscript: <sup></sup>

What is Superscript & Subscript text?

Please refer to the image below. The Superscript text is the small text in the upper right corner. It is mainly used in mathematical terms, scientific terms, references, etc. In the image below, the superscript text is representing the power of X, or X square.

The subscript text is the small text in the lower right corner, it is also used for mathematical, scientific, and referencing.ย  In the image below, the subscript text is used to write down the formula of Carbon dioxide.

subscript and superscript text in elementor

How to add Superscript & Subscript text in Elementor?

I have found two ways you can do this, firstly write down your texts with superscripts/subscripts in a word editor such as Microsoft word, by selecting the text and then pressing Ctrl/CMD + C and then pasting it directly in the Elementor text editor by pressingย Ctrl/CMD + V . You cannot paste it as plain text, otherwise the subscript/superscript part would be removed. It works, but there is a problem, when you paste it directly from the word editor, the formatting of the text does not match with the text formatting of Elementor.

Another way is by wrapping around the subscript/superscript with <sup> or <sub> HTML tags in the text editor of Elementor. Please have a look at the video below in which I explain these two methods in detail.

HTML tags used in the video

 For subscript: <sub></sub>
 For superscript: <sup></sup>
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