Just started your blog and wondering where to start?
Maybe you’re a WordPress veteran looking to better optimize your workflow.
Wherever you are in your web design journey, we compiled a list of essential and easy-to-use WordPress shortcuts for you.
We’re going to start off with the basics that everyone should know if they want a masterfully formatted and quick blog writing experience. Many of these shortcuts are based on normal web navigation, so we’ll only do a quick rundown on the easy stuff.
General WordPress Text Navigation Shortcuts
Cmd-Shift-Z or Cmd-Y
3.) Change Header
Ctrl-Option 1,2,3 (Ctrl – ⌥ – Number)
4.) Travel to Top/Bottom of Page
Travel to the left/right of the current word
6.) Travel to the Beginning/End of the Line
7.)Select a Word to the Left/Right of the Cursor
8.)Select All Words to the Left/Right of the Curs0r
9.)Refresh the Page
*helpful when your browser has saved a cache of the current site and isn’t updating as quickly as you’d like
WordPress Specific Shortcuts
WordPress on Mac has an affinity for the Ctrl-Option Keys. Because of this, you’ll have to reorient your shortcut mindset a tiny bit.
10.) Align Left, Center, Right
11.) Ordered Lists and Unordered Lists
12.) Insert More Tag
13.) Distraction Free Writing Mode
14.) Page Break Tag
15.) Quote Tab
16.) Insert Image
17.) Remove Link
18.) Insert Link
19.) Horizontal Line
— + Enter
20.) Tool Bar Toggle
21.) Open Keyboard Shortcuts
*Just in case, you forget these 😉
With these quick and easy WordPress shortcuts, your blog will be quick and optimized in no time.
Looking for more helpful blog content? Check out our post about Photoshop shortcuts to take your content to the next level.
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