Complete list of WordPress Keyboard Shortcuts

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Keyboard shortcuts or hotkeys speed up the work on any platform. WordPress too, has some handy keyboard shortcuts that can be helpful to the user when composing a post. These shortcuts basically fulfill the formatting tasks and help you to quickly format and finish your posts.

Remember that in order to use these shortcut keys, you must be using the WordPress Visual editor to compose posts.

Shortcut / Hotkey Function
Ctrl + c Copy
Ctrl + v Paste
Ctrl + x Cut
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
Alt + Shift + z Advanced Editor (Kitchen Sink)
Alt + Shift+ q Blockquote
Alt + Shift + c Code
Alt + Shift + t Insert read more tag
Alt + Shift + u Unordered List (UL)
Alt + Shift + o Ordered List (OL)
Alt + Shift + d Strikethrough
Alt + Shift + f Align Left
Alt + Shift + c Align Center
Alt + Shift + r Align Right
Alt + Shift + j Justify Text
Alt + Shift + n Check Spelling
Alt + Shift + a Insert link
Alt + Shift + s Remove link
Alt + Shift + m Insert Image
Alt + Shift + w Full Screen Distraction Free Editor
Alt + Shift + p Insert Page Break tag
Alt + Shift + e Switch to HTML mode
Alt + Shift + h Help
Ctrl + End Go to End
Ctrl + Home Go to Home

Feel free to leave a comment if you know some more shortcuts keys for WordPress.

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