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Top 45+ Most Useful Time Saving WordPress Shortcuts Keys

WordPress Shortcuts Keys
If you are the WordPress user then you might be know that WordPress has its own builten complete keyboard shortcuts. Most of WordPress users spend bundles of hours inside the post editor, dashboard and interface, they handle each of task by using the PC mouse touch-pad or trackball which is totally time consuming. Now WordPress has introduced awesome opportunity they included complete keyboard inside their dashboard gadgetry to make the work more easier and help to save the precious time. All WordPress bloggers should must try to practice on all the provided WordPress shortcuts keys to process their work fast and speedy. So one of our WordPress user have asked, how to use special WordPress shortcut keys for different tasks. So in today article we will show you, The more usable and popular time saving Top wordpress Shortcuts keys

Top WordPress Keyboard Shortcuts for Visual Post Editor

Wordpress administrators have been included the modified version of tiny MCE editor few months back. This will usually appears on the Visual Tab inside the Wordpress Post Editor. This is almost looked as MS Office which have formatting and styling buttons. Most of WP newbies use mouse inside the editor to design their contents but now we can easily take the advantage of the same work by using keyboard shortcuts.

WordPress Useful Shorcut Keys

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

Plain Text Editor WordPress Keyboard Shortcuts

Plain Text Editor is also the mini tool of wordpress post editor. It generally appear in wordpress post editor under the text tab. I think you might have seen that already. This editor accommodated all the formatting buttons and we you will see the HTML in the editor area.There are only few shortcuts inside wordpress for Plain text editor. To check all these shortcuts look down to the below list.

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

WordPress Keyboard Shortcuts for Comments Screen Area

You already know that wordpress blogs receive hundred of comments daily. Now you can easily moderate these comments using WP shortcuts keys. Remember. However by default all these shortcuts will not be enabled. So to enable these popular shortcuts keys inside the wordpress plain editor you have to go to USERS option. then YOUR PROFILE and then check the keyboard Shortcuts Check box option. Now you can easily save your profile and then come back to your comment screen In admin area. So we are providing following shortcuts which are: 

J = Next comment (moves the current selection down)

K = Previous comment (moves the current selection up)

A = Approve comment

U = Unapprove comment

D = Delete comment

R = Reply comment

Q = Quick edit a comment

Z = Restore Comment from Trash or Undo if you Delete a comment

Tip:  If you wan to select multiple then press X if you wish to check the selected comments  press J or use K to move to previous or next comment. So when you selected some multiple comments then you can easily use some of these wordpress shortcut keys to perform the action.

Shift + A = Approve checked comments

Shift + D = Delete checked comments

Shift + U = Unapprove selected comments

Shift + T = Move selected comments to trash

Shift + Z = Restore selected comments from trash

Final Words

So buddies this was all about how to enable or use the most useful 45+ WordPress Shortcuts Keys inside Post Editor. We hope this tutorial would must help you. If you have still some doubts about WP shortcuts Keys then you can hire me in the below comment area. Just post your query in the comment section. If you know more better WP shortcut keys then kindly do share with us. thanks pals.


  1. Really Nice Article and Useful Keys ! Thanks

    1. Yes Ammar Bro all these are the pro wp shortcut keys. WP users should must try to use all these keys.

  2. Thanks Dear Nice Article keep Its

    1. Thanks Abubaker Bro to land with us. Really all these are awesome WordPress Shortcuts keys.

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  5. Thanks for this tutorial. I was looking for this a while. This really help me alot. Your site is very 'contentful'. I have learnt alot from here.

  6. Good one Hafeez, these will be very useful while writing posts in Wordpress along with it will save time as well. Little bit practice of these commands will master in writing posts when it comes about time period of writing posts.

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