How to use Keyboard shortcuts when you writing a post?

How to use Keyboard shortcuts when you writing a post?

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HaB is based on WordPress, thus every useful function that could help improve your productivity works perfectly.

Did you know that WordPress has its own keyboard shortcuts? If you are looking for productivity tips on how to save time while writing posts in WordPress, then you need to use these shortcuts. In this article, we will share useful WordPress keyboard shortcuts that can help speed up the process.

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Keyboard Shortcuts for Visual Post Editor

WordPress comes with a slightly modified version of Tiny MCE editor. It appears on the Visual tab in your WordPress post editor. It is a rich text editor with formatting buttons much like MS Office. Many beginner level users use their mouse to access these formatting and styling buttons on the editor. Using keyboard shortcuts you can rest your hands on keyboard and edit posts quicker. Mac users can use Command key instead of Ctrl.

  • Ctrl + b = Bold
  • Ctrl + i = Italic
  • Ctrl + c = Copy
  • Ctrl + v = Paste
  • Ctrl + x = Cut
  • Ctrl + a = Select All
  • Ctrl + z = Undo
  • Ctrl + y = Redo
  • Ctrl + [number] = Insert heading sizes, e.g. CTRL+1 = <h1>, CTRL+2 = <h2>.
  • Alt + Shift + n = Check Spelling
  • Alt + Shift + l = Align Left
  • Alt + Shift + j = Justify Text
  • Alt + Shift + c = Align Center
  • Alt + Shift + d = Strikethrough
  • Alt + Shift + r = Align Right
  • Alt + Shift + u = Unordered List
  • Alt + Shift + a = Insert link
  • Alt + Shift + o = Numeric List
  • Alt + Shift + s = Remove link
  • Alt + Shift + q = Quote
  • Alt + Shift + m = Insert Image
  • Alt + Shift + w = Full screen distraction free writing mode
  • Alt + Shift + t = Insert More Tag
  • Alt + Shift + p = Insert Page Break tag
  • Alt + Shift + h = Rich text editor help

WordPress Keyboard Shortcuts for Plain Text Editor

Plain text editor is a simple text editor that appears on your post editor under the Text tab. It has some very basic formatting buttons and you can see all the html in the editor. There are just a few shortcuts for plain text editor in WordPress.

  • Ctrl + c = Copy
  • Ctrl + v = Paste
  • Ctrl + x = Cut
  • Ctrl + z = Undo
  • Ctrl + y = Redo
  • Ctrl + p = Print
  • Alt + Shift + p = Publish
  • Alt + Shift + f = Fullscreen distraction free writing

It might take you a while to get used to using keyboard shortcuts instead of mouse or touchpad. However in the long run, it will definitely speed up the process and help you save time.

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