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BROWSING MADE EASY

WHAT IS A BROWSER SHORTCUT?

This is a key or combination of keys which are used for speedy ways of completely getting one or more tasks done within your web browser. the Shortcut keys help give a simpler and faster technique for exploring the internet browser.
Below are shortcut that you will find useful in your everyday browsing with any browser on a PC

NAVIGATION

Here are important shortcuts to make your navigating in browser simple and fast.

Action

Shortcut

Back   

Alt + Left arrow

Forward

Alt + Right arrow

Home 

Alt + Home

Open file

Ctrl + O

Reload

F5 or fn + F5

Reload (override cache)

Ctrl + F5

Stop

Escape key

SEARCH

The following are shortcuts to search a particular web page. It will help you find content in a page.

Action

Shortcut

Find in this page

Ctrl + F

Find next

F3 or Ctrl + G

Find previous

Shift + F3

Close the find bar

Esc

TABS

Need to know how to close tabs with your keyboard? Here’s the close tab shortcut, plus shortcuts for opening and switching tabs.

Action

Shortcut

Open a new window

Ctrl + N

Open a new tab

Ctrl + T

Close current tab

Ctrl + F4

Switch to right tab

Ctrl + Tab

Switch to left tab

Ctrl + Shift + Tab

Open a recently closed tab

Ctrl + Shift + T

Close the entire window

Alt + F4

Change view to tab 1 to 8

Ctrl + # key (1-8)

Change view to last tab

Ctrl + 9

HISTORY AND BOOKMARKS

The following are the shortcut to make and manage your bookmarks so you can save pages for some other time, just as the shortcut to view and clear your browsing history. You’ll likewise know the shortcut to open bookmarks in Chrome and different programs.

To keep your web browsing more hidden, you might need to clear your browsing history all the more effectively. You can likewise enable and disable cookies in your browser.

Action

Shortcut

Open history

Ctrl + H

Download history

Ctrl + J

Clear Browsing History

Ctrl + Shift + Del

Bookmark current page

Ctrl + D

Save all tabs as bookmarks

Ctrl + Shift  + D

Show bookmarks bar

Ctrl + Shift + B

Bookmarks manager

Ctrl + Shift + O

TOOLS

There are a lot of tools accessible in case you’re searching for a more advanced web browser shortcut on a PC. See the table below for the shortcut for downloads, inspecting elements, and other common tool and developer functions.

Action

Shortcut

Downloads

Ctrl + J

Open Developer Tools

F12

Inspect element

Ctrl + Shift + C

Open web console

Ctrl + Shift + J

ADDRESS BAR

Below are useful shortcuts to the address bar you can use on a PC.

Action

Shortcut

Open the URL in another tab.

Enter the URL, then hit Alt + Enter

Highlight the URL

Ctrl + L or Alt + D

Focus address bar for web search

Ctrl + K or Ctrl + E

ZOOMING AND SCROLLING

To better navigate the site page you’re on, utilize these shortcuts to zoom and scroll to the lower part of the page. Note that for zooming in and zooming out, the + and – show the key on the keyboard you need to press for this shortcut

Action

Shortcut

Zoom in

Ctrl + or Ctrl  scroll up on your mouse

Zoom out

Ctrl- or Ctrl  scroll down on your mouse

Default zoom level

Ctrl + 0

Full-screen mode

F11 or fn + F11

Scroll page down

Space or Pg dn

Scroll up a page

Shift + Space or Pg up

Top of page

Home

Bottom of page

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Note: If you’re using Mac, use Cmd rather than Ctrl.

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