Keyboard shortcuts for Web Browsers – Very Useful

For those who hate using mouse operating, they choose keyboard shortcuts frequently. Most of the experts say that keyboard shortcuts are 65% faster than using mouse. A keyboard shortcut saves the time when compared to the mouse. Different web browsers allot a large number of keyboard commands are available. Each browser has its own specific short cuts and remaining all short cuts are similar. When you are using on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera and Apple Safari keyboard shortcuts will work efficiently on this browsers.

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keyboard shortcuts for browsers
keyboard shortcuts for browsers

Keyboard shortcuts for Google Chrome:

ALT + F4 Close current tab
ALT + P Open the page menu
ALT + T Open the tool menu
ALT + H Open the help menu
ALT + C Close print preview
ALT + HOME Open the home page
ALT + SHIFT + B Open bookmark manager
CTRL + 9 switch to last tab
CTRL + H View history
CTRL + N open the new window
CTRL + T Open new tab
CTRL + O To open a file from your computer in your google chrome
CTRL + P Print page
CTRL + W close the current tab
CTRL + B Toggle bookmark on/of
CTRL + SHIFT + B open the bookmark manager
CTRL + SHIFT + N Open the new window incognito mode (Incognito is a private window)
CTRL + SHIFT + T reopen the last tab which you have closed
CTRL + TAB Switch to next tab
CTRL + Page up switch to the previous tab
ESC Stop loading the page
CTRL + page down switch to the next tab

Keyboard Shortcuts for Internet Explorer

ALT + D Highlights the text in the address bar
ALT + Space Opens the title bar menu
ALT + Left Arrow Back to the page
ALT + Right Arrow forward to the page
ALT + Down Arrow drop down menu
ALT + Home Go to the home page
ALT + P Print the current webpage
ALT + Enter Open search results in new tab
CTRL + Enter Quickly complete an address
CTRL + Tab Move switch to the next tab
CTRL + D Add page to favorites
CTRL + I Open favorites
CTRL + N Open the new browser window
CTRL + T Open the new tab in same window
CTRL + K Duplicate current tab
CTRL + P Print the page
CTRL + E jump to the instant search box
CTRL + 9 Switch to last tab
CTRL + SHIFT + T Restore the closed tab
CTRL + A Selects the all content on the webpage
CTRL + A Open the History box

Keyboard Shortcuts for Mozilla Firefox

CTRL + O Zoom reset
CTRL + K select a search bar
CTRL + D Add bookmarks
CTRL + B Open bookmarks
CTRL + P print
CTRL + R Reload the page
CTRL + T Open the new tab
CTRL + N New window
CTRL + TAB Switch tabs
CTRL ++ Zoom in
CTRL – Zoom out

 

SHIFT + ENTER Open the link in new window

 

ESC Stop downloading the current page
ALT + RIGHT ARROW Forward
ALT + LEFT ARROW Back
ALT + HOME Go to home page

5 Important keyboard commands for fast Internet Browsing :

Ctrl+Tab :

If you want to move between multiple web pages, By pressing ctrl+Tab you can change the multiple tabs through all.

Ctrl+shift+T :

When you are accidentally closed the tab, then you want to reopens the last closed tab. Then press the ctrl+shift+T. Then recollect your web page quickly.

Ctrl+/- :

In your webpage the word fonts are small or inconvenient to see. Then you want to choose zoom in/out then press the ctrl+/-.If your keyboard has + sign on the same key as the = sign then you need to press the shift button as well as.

Spacebar :

If you are looking long webpage it is difficult to move Up/Down, then simply press the spacebar to move the webpage down .To move page up then press the shift + spacebar.

Ctrl + F :

Search bar will be created, when we are in the middle of the web page which is case sensitive.

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