10 Essential Internet Browser Keyboard Shortcuts
On the Web we all become small-town visitors lost in the big city.” – Alison Gopnik
According to webopedia.com, a browser is a software application used to locate, retrieve and display content on the World Wide Web, including web pages, images, video and other files. There are dozens of different web browsers being used in the web today.
According to w3schools.com and netmarketshare.com, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox are the most used internet browsers. Personally, i use Firefox and Chrome on a daily basis to surf the internet.
1. Press Alt + D to move the cursor into the address bar.
2. Hold Ctrl and press Enter to prefix www. and append .com to the text in the address bar, and then load the website. For example, type linuschirchir into the address bar and press Ctrl+Enter to open www.linuschirchir.com.
3. Press Ctrl + Tab to switch to the next tab
“His ambition is to be the spider in the World Wide Web.” – John McCarthy
There are many other browser shortcuts which are not covered here, some are specific to individual browsers while others are widely used across many other browsers. This will be covered in my future editions. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to do so below.
“Connecting products to the Web will be the 21st century electrification.” – Matt Webb