New WordPress Keyboard Shortcuts

WordPress Keyboard shortcuts are a good option to save your time by allowing you to perform your actions quickly. These shortcuts make job of administration a lot easier and more user friendly. If you know more shortcuts other than which are listed below, please feel free to share. I’ve listed the shortcuts in two categories, one which works in HTML editor and other which work in Visual editor. Hope you find them handy.


These Keyboard Shortcuts will work on the HTML Editor:

Blockquote: Alt+SHIFT+q

Bold: Alt+SHIFT+b

Code: Alt+SHIFT+c

Insert date/time: Alt+SHIFT+s

Insert IMG URL: ALT-SHIFT-m

Italics: Alt+SHIFT+i

Line Break: SHIFT+Enter

Link: Alt+SHIFT+a

List Item (li): Alt+SHIFT+l

Ordered List (ol): Alt+SHIFT+o

Publish the Post: Alt+SHIFT+p

Read More: Alt+SHIFT+t

Redo: CTRL+y

Strikethrough: Alt+SHIFT+d

Undo: CTRL+z

Unordered List (ul): Alt+SHIFT+u



These Keyboard Shortcuts will work on the Visual Editor:

Address: CTRL+9

Advanced Editor (Kitchen Sink): Alt+SHIFT+z

Align Center: Alt+SHIFT+c

Align Left: Alt+SHIFT+l

Align Right: Alt+SHIFT+r

Edit HTML: Alt+SHIFT+e

Format: CTRL+8

H1 Header: CTRL+1

H2 Header: CTRL+2

H3 Header: CTRL+3

H4 Header: CTRL+4

H5 Header: CTRL+5

H6 Header: CTRL+6

Paragraph: CTRL+7

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