Use Gutenberg only with Keyboard – All Keyboard Shortcuts

Have you ever wanted to become a professional blogger? Or have you ever wanted to save time while writing blog? In this post we will learn how to use Gutenberg Editor entirely with your Keyboard. 

Global shortcuts

  • Ctrl+S Save your changes.
  • Ctrl+Z Undo your last changes.
  • Ctrl+Shift+Z Redo your last undo.
  • Ctrl+Shift+, Show or hide the settings sidebar.
  • Shift+Alt+O Open the block navigation menu.
  • Ctrl+` Navigate to the next part of the editor.
  • Ctrl+Shift+` Navigate to the previous part of the editor.
  • Shift+Alt+N Navigate to the next part of the editor (alternative).
  • 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.

Selection shortcuts

  • Ctrl+A Select all text when typing. Press again to select all blocks.
  • Esc Clear selection.

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.

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.

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