Here’s how to change the size of a LaTeX equation in WordPress
First of all, here’s how you write an equation in LaTeX. Directly in your wordpress blog editor, under the “Text” tab, simply type in the following…
This will give you an equation that looks like this:
As it looks small and ugly, you might ask yourself, “self, how can I make the latex equation larger in my WordPress blog?”.
If you go to the docs you’ll probably type in something like this (where you replace
X by some number, e.g.,
Unfortunately, you will get an ugly yellow and red error saying, “Formula does not parse”.
Gah! So how do I get the formula to parse? Simple, instead of using the ampersand sign directly, you have to type in
& like this,
To give you this,
Note that the
\huge option does not seem to work. Also note that for some reason there can not be a space between the
\LaTeX and the
&, but this spacing doesn’t seem to matter for other equations.
Let’s try our original equation… Type in
$latex x^2 &s=4$