If you use the web regularly, pay attention. Here is a list of keyboard shortcuts that will help you navigate with your browser and complete web based tasks more quickly than ever before! The best part about these shortcuts is that most apply to nearly every major browser out there, so whether you are using Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or even Internet Explorer, you’ll be able to move between your favorite sites with great fluidity. What’s more, if you have a mouse that has extra buttons, you can often assign those buttons to these keyboard shortcuts to be even more efficient.
- Open new tab: ctrl+t
- Close tab: ctrl+w
- Move to right tab: ctrl+tab
- Move to left tab: ctrl+shift+tab
- Move cursor to address bar: ctrl+l
I’ve prepared a short video showing the different between browsing with and without keyboard shortcuts. It isn’t exactly a practical example of browsing, but the goal here is to show how quickly you can navigate between tabs and websites.