WordPress has got the ability to use keyboard shortcuts and i think many of you might not be knowing about it!
Keyboard shortcuts can make your work simpler and will also save a lot of your precious time.
WordPress keyboard shortcuts allows you to quick and easily moderate and browse comments, approve comments, delete comments and also to format your blog posts. If your blog is large then you will find this shortcuts very useful.
So, how will you activate keyboard shortcuts on your WordPress blog? Well, activating keyboards shortcuts is a really very easy and simple task. Here is how you will activate it…
How to Activate WordPress Keyboards Shortcuts?
WordPress keyboard shortcuts can be activated from your profile. First log-in to your WordPress dashboard.
Now go to Users Tab -> Your Profile -> Now check the keyboard shortcuts box to enable it.
WordPress Keyboard Shortcuts for Navigation.
You can navigate through your comments using the keys ‘j’ and ‘k’. When you first visit your comments section none of the comments will be selected, now all you have to do is to start navigating the comments using keys J and K.
J moves the selection down and,
K moves the selection up.
Keyboard Shortcuts for Comments
The following are the keyboard shortcuts for moderating or approving comments
Ctrl + A – Approves a comment
Ctrl + S – Marks Comment as Spam
Ctrl + D – Moves the comment to trash
Ctrl + Z – Restores comment from trash
Ctrl + U – Unapproves a comment
Ctrl + R – Reply to an comment
Ctrl + Q- Enables Quick edit for editing the comment.
Bulk Actions for Comments:
For bulk action you need to select all the comments for bulk actions first. Then you may use the shortcut keys given below to perform actions.
Shift + A – Approves all selected comments
Shift + S – Marks all selected comments as Spam
Shift + D – Deletes all selected comments
Shift + U – Unapproves all selected comments
Shift + T – Moves all selected comments to Trash
Shift + Z – Restores all selected comments from trash
WordPress Keyboard When Typing at Full-speed
Ctrl+C – Copy
Ctrl+A – Select all
Ctrl+Z – Undo
Ctrl+B – Bold
Ctrl+U – Underline
Ctrl+V – Paste
Ctrl+X – Cut
Ctrl+Y – Redo
Ctrl+I – Italic
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
More Unknown Shortcut Keys
Use The Following Keys Alt+Shift+ these letter to perform actions.
Alt+Shift+L – Align Left
Alt+Shift+C – Align Centre
Alt+Shift+R – Align Right
Alt+Shift+A – Insert Link
Alt+Shift+S – Remove link
Alt+Shift+M – Insert Image
Alt+Shift+T – Insert More Tags.
Over to You:
Learning those shortcuts would certainly consume your time but it is really worth using.
You can save a lot of time while you are editing your posts or moderating comments. I too spent a lot of time learning some basic shortcuts and I would say that they really saves a lot of my time while creating posts.
So, what is your favorite Shortcut?
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