WordPress Shortcut keys can be used for post editing and also for comment moderation.Using Shortcuts for text manipulation while writing post will speed up your writing process and improve your writing skill.Here is a complete list .
WordPress Shortcut keys for Comment Editing :
To enable keyboard shortcuts for WordPress Comment Editing go to Administration > Users > Your Profile and Check the Keyboard shortcuts Check box to enable it.
For comment action use the following shortcuts
- Press A to approve the selected comment.
- Press S to mark as spam comment.
- Press D to Delete the selected comment
- Press Z to restore the trashed comment.
For more information about comment moderation Shortcut keys read
Keyboard shortcuts for WordPress Rich Text Editor:
You can use these following shortcuts while writing posts in WordPress Rich Text Editor.There are also some extra features like the Writing at full speed Shortcut Keys rather than the displayed shortcuts in the editor which you might not know yet.
Write faster without using mouse using these WordPress Editor shortcut keys.Use Ctrl+Letter for Windows and Linux and Command + Letter for Macintosh
Ctrl+Letter Shortcut Keys:
CTRL + U – Underlines the selected Text
CTRL + B – Bold (Alt+Shift+B also works)
CTRL + I – Italic (Alt+Shift+I also works)
CTRL + 1 – Heading 1
CTRL + 2 – Heading 2
CTRL + 3 – Heading 3
CTRL + 4 – Heading 4
CTRL + 5 – Heading 5
CTRL + 6 – Heading 6
CTRL + 9 – Address
CTRL +Z – Undo
CTRL +Y – Redo
CTRL +A – Selects all the text
CTRL +C – Copies the Selected text
CTRL +X – Cuts the Selected text
Alt + Shift + letter Shortcuts:
Alt+Shift+ N – Check Spelling
Alt+Shift+ E – Switches to HTML mode
Alt+Shift+ P – Insert Page Break tag
Alt+Shift+ M – Insert Image
Alt+Shift+ H – Help
Alt+Shift+ B – Makes the selected text Bold
Alt+Shift+ I – Makes the selected text Italic
Alt+Shift+ D –
Strike through outdated links and information.
Alt+Shift+ U – Makes an Unordered List
Alt+Shift+ O – Makes an Ordered List
Alt+Shift+ Q – Blockquote
Alt+Shift+ L – Align Text Left
Alt+Shift+ C – Align Text Center
Alt+Shift+ R – Align Text Right
Alt+Shift+ J – Justify Text
Alt+Shift+ A – Insert or Edit Link
Alt+Shift+ S – Unlink or Remove Link
Alt + – Wider (Widens the Editor window)
Alt – – Narrower(Shrinks the Editor window)
Alt 0 – Default Width
Here is a Screenshot which you can use for your reference
Also read : Blogger or WordPress – Know Your Actual Need
Hope you enjoyed this post.I have come to know about these shortcuts while accessing the Help Option in Rich text Editor and i liked to share with others.The most important WordPress shortcuts we can use are the Add Image and other Media shortcut option(Alt+Shift+M) and the Text decoration Keys. Do comment your opinion below:-)
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nice list of shortcuts..thanks for sharing