In Computing language, a Keyboard is an electronic typewriter like device which has a specific arrangement of buttons or keys that are used to input data into a computer. In this modern era, every Web Developer or Web Designer loves to use several browsers like Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari and many others.
Generally every Web browser have some common keyboard shortcuts. Keyboard shortcut is a combination of several keys when pressed all together performs a specific task which was to be done with a mouse or with some other input device. Keyboard shortcuts helps in enhancing the productivity of a Web Developer or Designer.
Address Bar Shortcuts:-
Ctrl+L, Alt+D, F6
It will select the address bar.
It will automatically Complete .com Address.
Ctrl+K, Ctrl+E, Ctrl+Alt+F
It will go to search bar & places ? on address bar(Web Search).
An In-page search box will open to find in this Page.
The page will go to previous searched text.
It opens the address in new tab.
The already searched text on the page will look to its next match.
Navigation Shortcuts :-
Scrolls down the page.
Scrolls to the top of the page.
Shift+Space, Page Up
Scrolls the page up step-wise.
Space, Page Down
Scrolls the page down step-wise.
Full Screen View & Exit Full Screen View
It will reset the zoom to default(100%) text size.
Ctrl and -, Ctrl+Mouse wheel down
Text Screen will decrease(Zoom out)
Ctrl and +, Ctrl+Mouse Wheel up
Text Screen will increase(Zoom in)
It will go back to home page(where the browser is set to).
It will stop loading the page.
Alt+Right Arrow, Shift+Backspace
It backs again on the pages from where it was being forwarded.
Alt+Left Arrow, Backspace
Will go back to the previous visited page.
It will refresh the page as well as it will reset the browser cache.
It will just refresh and reload the current tab.
Window & Tab related Shortcuts:-
It will close the current opened window.
The last closed tab will get re-open.
It will open a new tab.
It will close the current opened Tab.
Ctrl+Shift+Tab, Ctrl+Page Up
Will switch to previous tab on the left.
Ctrl+Tab, Ctrl+Page Down
Will switch to next tab on the right.
It will switch on the Tab based on the number.
Will Switch to last Tab.
History & Bookmarks Shortcut:-
Browsing history will open in a new tab.
It will Bookmark the current page.
Downloading history will open in a new tab.
A window will open in a new tab for clearing browsing history.
Other important Function Shortcuts:-
It will open the Display Context Menu.
It will print the current page.
Will save the current page.
It will open the source code page into a new tab.
By using these Keyboard shortcuts, I hope now it will be more easy & convenient to use Web Browsers.