54 Keyboard Shortcuts That Work In All Web Browsers

Do you know 54 Keyboard Shortcuts That Work In All Web Browsers? Actually these days people are so addicted to using mouse, that they ignore learning Keyboard Shortcuts. However, these most-used shortcuts could make their life so much easier.

Mouse is one of the most important peripherals of the personal computer. Most people can’t operate their system without it. Well, it’s good, easy, fun, and fast but keyboard shortcuts are also so much fun. There are a lot of shortcuts that I bet you don’t know.

If you learn these 54 Keyboard Shortcuts, life will become so easy for you. Let’s say, you are habituated to your mouse and suddenly you get to work on a laptop (without an extra mouse) then you might face some difficulties. But with the help of these54 Keyboard Shortcuts, you can perform almost all tasks that you need a mouse for.

54 Keyboard Shortcuts

Every browser has some common shortcuts that they share. We are going to discuss those browser shortcuts in this guide. If you master these 54 Keyboard Shortcuts then you can perform lots of tasks without even touching your mouse. It will increase the efficiency of your work or even keep your one hand free for most of the time. So you don’t need to use both of your hands all the time to use your computer or laptop. You can do multitask and have lots of fun.

54 Keyboard shortcuts that work on all browsers

All about Tabs:

Shortcuts Action
Ctrl + T For Opening a new tab.
Ctrl + N For Opening a new tab in a new window
Ctrl + Shift + N For Opening a new incognito tab.
Ctrl + Tab Switch to the next tab
Ctrl + Page Up Switch to the next tab
Ctrl + Page Down Switch to the previous tab
Ctrl + Shift + Tab Switch to the previous tab
Ctrl + F4 Closes the current tab.
Ctrl + W Closes the current tab.
Ctrl + Shift + T Opens a recently closed tab.
Alt + F4 Close the entire browser (all tabs)
Ctrl + Shift + W Close the entire browser (all tabs)
Ctrl + # key (1 to 8) Changes view to the tab number chosen
Ctrl + 9 Changes view to the last tab

For Basic Navigation :

Shortcuts Action
F5 For Refreshing the tab.
Ctrl + F5 Refresh and reset the browser cache for the current page.
Alt + Left Arrow Back
Alt + Right Arrow Forward
Alt + Home Return to Homepage
Spacebar Scroll Down
Shift+ Spacebar Scroll Up
Page Down / Up Scroll down / up
Home Scroll to the top of page
End Scroll to the bottom of the page
Alt + Home Open homepage
Escape End or stop loading a page

For Searching and Browsing :

Shortcuts Action
Ctrl+K Focus the browser search box (not in IE)
Ctrl+E Focus the browser search box
Alt+Enter Perform a search from the search box in a new tab.
Ctrl+F / F3 Open the in-page search box to search on the current page.
Ctrl+G / F3 Find the next match of the searched text on the page.
Ctrl+Shift+G Find the previous match of the searched text on the page.

For Zoom and Multimedia :

Shortcuts Action
Ctrl and + For zooming in
Ctrl+Mousewheel Up For zooming in
Ctrl and – For zooming out
Ctrl+Mousewheel Down For zooming out
Ctrl+0 Return zoom to normal text size
F11 Full-screen mode ON/OFF
F Turn fullscreen on / off for some video types
M Mute / unmute some video types
F6 Alternate focus between address bar, bookmarks bar and webpage
Alt+D Select URL bar
Ctrl + U Open page source
Ctrl+O Open a file from your computer

For Ease of access :

Shortcuts Action
Ctrl+D Bookmark the page
Ctrl+C copy
Ctrl+X cut
Ctrl+V paste
Ctrl+H Open browser history
Ctrl+J Open download page
Ctrl+F Start “Find” option on the page
Ctrl+S Save the webpage on your PC
Ctrl+P Print the webpage
F12 Open developer options.

I hope this guide will help you in doing some quick work. If any of the keys don’t work then do write us in the comment section. If you want some hotkeys shortcuts or other information, do not hesitate to ask. Share this post if you liked it.

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About the author

Robert Calvert

Robert is the Chief Security Expert and Founder of PCSafetyGeek.com website. He is a cybersecurity enthusiast who loves to research about Malware outbreaks and write about their remedies. He also like to spend time trying new software, reviewing them and sharing IT news. However he is a real coffee lover and likes to play chess in spare time (which is quite rare 😜).

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