WordPress : TinyMCE text editor shortcuts

Some useful shortcuts for the TinyMCE editor in WordPress…

Action Windows Mac
Insert a link Alt + Shift + A Option + Shift + A
Apply a blockquote Alt + Shift + Q Option + Shift + Q
Unordered list item Alt + Shift + U Option + Shift + U
Ordered list item Alt + Shift + O Option + Shift + O
Left align Alt + Shift + L Option + Shift + L
Center align Alt + Shift + C Option + Shift + C
Right align Alt + Shift + R Option + Shift + R
Switch to HTML mode Alt + Shift + E Option + Shift + E
Insert <!–more–> Alt + Shift + T Option + Shift + T
Show full toolbar Alt + Shift + Z Option + Shift + Z
Full screen mode Alt + Shift + G Option + Shift + G
New paragraph Ctrl + P Command + P
Copy Ctrl + C Command + C
Paste Ctrl + P Command + P
Bold Ctrl + B Command + B
Italic Ctrl + I Command + I
Underline Ctrl + U Command + U
New heading H1-H6 Ctrl + 1-6 Command + 1-6

3 Comments

  1. Thanks a lot for this, I have been blogging for years and have never used them..
    I must remark that the headings with CMD + numbers don’t work on the Safari 5.1 because that makes the bar bookmark show up.

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