Looking forward to becoming a professional blogger? or you’re already a blogger and moving from classic WordPress editor and trying Gutenberg Editor for its beautiful blocks.
But Problem with the new Gutenberg editor is that it doesn’t support some Classic Editor keyboard shortcuts and there are new Gutenberg keyboard shortcuts.
knowing Gutenberg keyboard shortcuts makes it very easy and fast so that you can write many blogs. In this post, we will learn how to use Gutenberg Editor entirely with your Keyboard.
1. Global shortcuts
- Ctrl+S – Save your changes.
- Shift+Alt+P – Navigate to the previous part of the editor (alternative).
- Alt+F10 – Navigate to the nearest toolbar.
- Ctrl+Shift+Alt+M – Switch between Visual Editor and Code Editor.
- Ctrl+Shift+Z – Redo your last undo.
- Shift+Alt+N – Navigate to the next part of the editor (alternative).
- Ctrl+Z – Undo your last changes.
- Ctrl+` – Navigate to the next part of the editor.
- Ctrl+Shift+` – Navigate to the previous part of the editor.
- Ctrl+Shift+, – Show or hide the settings sidebar.
- Shift+Alt+O – Open the block navigation menu.
2. Text formatting
- Ctrl+B – Make the selected text bold.
- Ctrl+I – Make the selected text italic.
- Ctrl+U – Underline the selected text.
- Ctrl+K – Convert the selected text into a link.
- Ctrl+Shift+K – Remove a link.
- Shift+Alt+D – Add a strikethrough to the selected text.
- Shift+Alt+X – Display the selected text in a monospaced font.
3. Block shortcuts
- Ctrl+Shift+D – Duplicate the selected block(s).
- Shift+Alt+Z – Remove the selected block(s).
- Ctrl+Alt+T – Insert a new block before the selected block(s).
- Ctrl+Alt+Y – Insert a new block after the selected block(s).
- / – Change the block type after adding a new paragraph.
4. Selection shortcuts
- Ctrl+A – Select all text when typing. Press again to select all blocks.
- Esc – Clear selection.