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17 November 2016

Wordpress keyboard shortcuts – Time saving commands

Wordpress keyboard shortcuts make the commanding process is time saving and easy at the time of working in wordpress. Wordpress is one of the most popular blogging platform in the world. If the users work in it without using its adventages one of them like “Wordpress keyboard shortcuts”, the working process will be time costly or a long process, that can be turned into bothering. So using  keyboard shortcut keys of wordpress is a brilliant way of working. Today I’m gonna show you the keyboard shortcut keys of Wordpress that can be used to save time and easy to command.

If you have a few experience to run a blog in wordpress, you may have seen wordpress contains two editing ways. One is text editor and the other is visual editor. If you want to write an articles in HTML codes you’ve to use text editor. On the other hand, you can write an article in visual editor how you do this in Microsoft Word. So generally, all the bloggers use the visual editor cause it’s easy to use and write articles. Let’s have a look in two editors.

  1. Text editor

  2. Visual editor

#Wordpess keyboard shortcuts for Text Editor

Generally, you’re not gonna write artices here. But if you need and you’re writing an article in this editor, you should use these shortcuts to complete the working process easily and time savingly.

  • 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

#Wordpess keyboard shortcuts for Visual editor

If you work in wordpress once, you may know about the visual text editor, why it’s used and how it works? It’s a normal text writing area. You can use most of the advantages of Microsoft Word. In fact, here you’ll find all what things you need to write an article and to modify it. Let’s see these…

  • Ctrl + b = Bold

  • Ctrl + i = Italic

  • Ctrl +u = Underline

  • Ctrl + c = Copy

  • Ctrl + v = Paste

  • Ctrl + x = Cut

  • Ctrl + a = Select All

  • Ctrl + z = Undo

  • Ctrl + y = Redo

  • Alt + Shift + n = Check Spelling

  • Alt + Shift + l = Align Left

  • Alt + Shift + j = Justify Text

  • Alt + Shift + c = Align Center

  • Alt + Shift + d = Strikethrough

  • Ctrl + [number] = Insert heading sizes [ Example: CTRL+1 = <h1>, CTRL+2 = <h2> ]

  • 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

  • Alt + Shift + t = Insert More Tag

  • Alt + Shift + p = Insert Page Break tag

  • Alt + Shift + h = Rich text editor help

#Wordpess keyboard shortcuts for Visual comments

If your blog getting a lot of comments daily, then it’s tough to approve all the comments one bey one by mouse. To make this process easy, you have to enable keyboard shortcuts for comments system cause it is unable by default. To do this just follow these simple steps from the wordpress dashboard:

 Users >>> Profile >>> Check the box of Keyboard shortcuts >>> Save or Update


  • A = Approve comment
  • U = Unapprove any comment
  • D = Delete comment
  • J = Next comment (moves the current selection down)
  • K = Previous comment (moves the current selection up)
  • R = Reply comment
  • Q = Quick edit a comment
  • Z = Restore Comment from Trash or Undo if you Delete a comment
  • Shift + A = Approve checked comments
  • Shift + D = Delete checked comments
  • Shift + U = Un-approve selected comments
  • Shift + T = Move selected comments to trash
  • Shift + Z = Restore selected comments from trash

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#Wordpress keyboard shortcuts plugin

A plugin which name “wordpress keyboard shortcuts “ can help you to do this advantages. In this case, you’ve to install this plugin if the above shortcuts don’t work by default.

First time while you’re goning to use this shortcuts, you may have experience that its take a long time to command from keyboard cause you’re habited to do this works by the mouse. But this features are really time saving and easy while you’ll make yourself typing expert in keyboard. You’ll find these shortcuts helpful in the long run. So keep trying…

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