Firefox Shortcuts

Top 10 Firefox shortcut keys everyone should know

Below is a listing of the top 10 favorite Firefox keyboard shortcuts. Learning these shortcuts will greatly improve your productivity and overall experience with Mozilla Firefox.

1. Ctrl + T and middle-click

Pressing Ctrl + T will open a blank new tab or if you want to open any link in a new tab press your middle mouse button (often the scroll wheel) to open that link in a new tab.

2. Ctrl + Shift + T

Oops, close a tab you didn’t want closed, press Ctrl + Shift + T to undo any tab close. Pressing this multiple times will undo multiple closes.

3. F6

Quickly get to the URL address bar by pressing this function key.

4. Ctrl + F or /

Pressing Ctrl + F will open the find feature. Using this you can quickly find text within the same page. If you wish to do a quick find and have Firefox scroll to the text location as you type press forward slash (/) instead while in the browser.

5. Ctrl + W

Close the tab you’re currently in.

6. Ctrl + Tab or Ctrl + Shift + Tab

Move between open tabs.

7. Ctrl + D

Open bookmark window for page currently viewing.

8. Ctrl + <plus>, Ctrl + <minus>, and Ctrl + 0

Pressing Ctrl + <plus symbol> will increase the font size, pressing Ctrl + <minus symbol> will decrease the font size, and if you wish to reset the font size back to the default press Ctrl + 0.

9. F11

Make the screen full screen, removing all toolbars and status bars.

10. Ctrl + J

Open the Download Manager window.

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Hope these are helpful.

Angela LeClair
Technical Support Specialist-Customer Service and Operations