These days everyone is looking for keyboard shortcuts to make their lives easier and to get their jobs done quicker. Rightly so. Today we’ll be looking at some WordPress keyboard shortcuts.

There are millions of WordPress users worldwide (including us) so it’ll come as no surprise that there is a huge bunch of WordPress keyboard shortcuts right at your fingertips.

Post Editor Shortcuts

General Shortcuts

Note that the following shortcuts are for Windows users. If you’re a Mac user then you’ll need to substitute the CTRL key for the CMD or COMMAND key instead.

Highlight Letter-by-Letter – Shift + Arrow Forward or Arrow Back
Highlight Word-by-Word – CTRL + Arrow Forward or Arrow Back
Select All – CTRL + A
Copy – CTRL + C
Paste – CTRL + V
Cut – CTRL + X
Undo – CTRL + Z
Redo – CTRL + Y

Formatting Shortcuts

Bold – CTRL + B
Italics – CTRL + I
Address – CTRL + 9
Underline – CTRL + U
Insert or Edit Link – CTRL + K
Heading 1 – CTRL + 1
Heading 2 – CTRL + 2
Heading 3 – CTRL + 3
Heading 4 – CTRL + 4
Heading 5 – CTRL + 5
Heading 6 – CTRL + 6
Spell Check – CTRL + SHIFT + N
Code Tag – CTRL + SHIFT + X
Justify Text – CTRL + SHIFT + J
Align Text Center – CTRL + SHIFT + C
Align Text Right – CTRL + SHIFT + R
Align Text Left – CTRL + SHIFT + L
Insert Page Break Tag – CTRL + SHIFT + P
Insert Read More Tag – CTRL + SHIFT + T
Number Style List – CTRL + SHIFT + O
Bullet Style List – CTRL + SHIFT + U
Remove Link – CTRL + SHIFT + S
Insert Link – CTRL + SHIFT + A
Insert Image – CTRL + SHIFT + M
Insert Quote – CTRL + SHIFT + Q
Help – CTRL + SHIFT + H