WordPress shortcuts cheatsheet - an essential list for all WordPress bloggers

One of the best ways to improve your productivity as a blogger is to learn WordPress shortcuts that can speed up your writing and editing process while working from the WordPress dashboard. After all, we all are busy people with lots of different tasks to work on each day.

In this article, let’s take a look at various WordPress keyboard shortcuts that can save your precious time while working from the WordPress dashboard.



WP shortcusts Cheatsheet

WordPress shortcuts for writing and editing

Speed up your writing and editing phases of blogging by using the below shortcuts. If you are on Mac, you’ll need to use command key instead of Ctrl key.

Ctrl + c =Copy

Ctrl + v = Paste

Ctrl + a = Select all

Ctrl + z = Undo

Ctrl + y = Redo

Ctrl + b = Bold

Ctrl + i = Italic

Ctrl + u = Underline

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

Styling your writings

Follow the below shortcuts for styling your writings.

Alt + Shift + n = Check spelling

Alt + Shift + l = Align left

Alt + Shift + j = Justify text

Alt + Shift + c = Align center

Alt + Shift + d = Strikethrough

Alt + Shift + r = Align right

Alt + Shift + u = Unordered list

Alt + Shift + a = Insert link

Alt + Shift + o = Ordered list

Alt + Shift + s = Remove link

Alt + Shift + q = Quote

Alt + Shift + m = Insert image

Alt + Shift + w = Distraction free writing mode

Alt + Shift + t = Insert more tag

Alt + Shift + p = Insert page break

Alt + Shift + h = Help

Moderating comments

After crafting the content and editing the content, comment moderation is the most laborious task you’ll have to work on as a blogger.

There are a lot of shortcuts that can help speed up your comments moderation process. Here are some of them.
Before proceeding with this step, make sure you enable keyboards shortcuts for comments moderation from your profile page.

enable keyboard shortcuts

Select a comment and follow the below shortcuts.

A – Approve the comment

S – Mark the comment as spam

D – Delete the comment

Z – Restore the comment

U – Approved comment returns to moderation

R – Reply to the comment

Q – Activates quick edit for inline editing of the comment

Do you know more WordPress shortcuts that are not being shared on this post? Let us know…


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