How to Resize Unicode Characters via CSS

Tags: css,html5,css3,unicode

Problem :

I have the following ul, which produces a square bullet that (without modification) is very slightly larger than the default square bullets in HTML.

li:before {
  content: "\25a0";
  margin-right: 6px;
  color: blue;          


  1. I want to significantly increase the size of the square unicode-generated bullet.
  2. Also, the bullet is aligned to the bottom of the text instead of center aligned to the text.

Any clues on how to fix this?

Thanks in advance

Solution :

You need to add the below CSS properties to li:before

font-size: 128px;
vertical-align: middle;

You can change the 128px to any size you want.


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