Keyboard shortcuts to surf the internet


From Gráfica Estudio Creativo we want to offer you a very useful information that many of you will not know and that will greatly facilitate your browsing on the Internet. We talk about the key combinations, with which you can Streamline your web browsing. Most of the combinations that we indicate in this article are perfectly valid for most browsers. This is one of those typical articles that you will always like to have on hand, or in favorites (Ctrl + D).

Key combinations for Tabs

Ctrl 1-8 Change a specified tab, counting from the left.
Ctrl +9 Switch to the last tab.
Ctrl + Tab Switch to the next tab
Ctrl + Shift + Tab Switch to the previous tab
Ctrl + W, Ctrl + F4 Close the current tab.
Ctrl + T Open a new tab
Ctrl + Shift + T Open the last closed tab again.
Crtl + N Open a new browser

To navigate faster

Alt + Left arrow or Backspace Return.
Alt + Right arrow or Shift + Backspace Ahead.
F5 Reload the page.
Ctrl + F5 Reload the page but without using the Cache.
Esc Stop page load
Alt + Home Open page our home page.

Keys to zoom the web page

Ctrl and + or Ctrl + Mouse wheel forward Zoom in
Ctrl and – or Ctrl + Mouse wheel back Zoom out.
F11 Enable or disable full screen mode.

Scrolls through the web

Space or Page Down Scroll down in a frame.
Shift + Space or Page Up Scroll up a frame.
Start Go to the top of the page.
End Go to the bottom of the page.
Do click on scroll Mouse up or down.

Address bar shortcuts

Ctrl + L or Alt + D or F6 Activate the address bar so you can start typing a URL.
Alt + Enter Open the address bar location in a new tab.

Shortcuts to search while browsing

Ctrl + K or Ctrl + E Activate the address bar search box.
Ctrl + F or F3 Search within the current web page.
Ctrl + G or F3 Find the next word in a text on the current page.
Ctrl + Shift + G or Shift + F3 Find the previous text searched on the page.

Shortcuts for Browsing History and Favorites

Ctrl + H Open the browsing history.
Ctrl + J Open the download history.
Ctrl + D Mark the current website as a favorite. (try this website: P)
Ctrl + Shift + Delete Delete browsing data, history, passwords, cache, etc.

Other interesting shortcuts to surf the internet

Ctrl + P Print the current page.
Ctrl + S Save the current page to your computer (html code).
Ctrl + O Open a file from your PC.
Ctrl + U Open the code of the current source page.
F12 Developer Tools

Surely there are many more, but we wanted to highlight these. If you liked this article you can continue researching in the following links where some of the main browsers publish all their key combinations:

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