The SEO Guide to FireFox Keyboard Shortcuts

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You must have already noticed that I am a huge fan of FireFox as a great SEO tool I can’t live without. So today I am sharing a few FireFox shortcuts and tips to optimize your browser.

Built-in shortcuts:

From official shortcuts (I’ve selected those that speed up some daily SEO tasks):

Find Links As You Type ‘ (apostrophe)‘ (apostrophe)‘ (apostrophe)
Open Context MenuShift+F10Ctrl+SpaceShift+F10
Open History WindowCtrl+HCmd+Shift+HCtrl+H
Force Reload (not from cache)Ctrl+Shift+RCmd+Shift+RCtrl+Shift+R
Select All Text in Location Bar (e.g. to quickly copy it)
Ctrl+L or Alt+DCmd+LCtrl+L or Alt+D
Move to Next/Previous Link or Form Element in a Web PageTab/Shift+TabTab/Shift+TabTab/Shift+Tab
View Page InformationCtrl+ICmd+ICtrl+I
View Page Source Ctrl+UCmd+UCtrl+U

Change Shortcuts / Set Your Own:

Key Config is a great FireFox extension that enables you to set your own shortcuts for any task you perform regularly.

You can also have a look at the tool wiki; I for one found the tool quite very easy to use.

Access it via Tools (in FireFox menus), and edit, reset or disable any existing shortcut or add your own key:


One more great thing about the tool is that it will also allow you to change any shortcuts for any addon you installed.

P.S. If you are a fan of using keyboard shortcuts (and per my experience they can considerably increase your productivity), here is also a few ways to add keyboard shortcuts to Google search.

Ann Smarty

Ann Smarty

Brand amd Community Manager at Internet Marketing Ninjas
Ann Smarty is the blogger and community manager at Internet Marketing Ninjas. Ann's expertise in blogging and tools serve as a base for her writing,... Read Full Bio
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  • Lohith


    This speed up my work. Thanks a lot

  • Jan Riebold

    Thanks you Ann, very useful for my daily Google check 🙂

  • Royston

    Great tips. Thank you Ann

  • Royston

    Great tips. Thank you Ann 🙂

  • azar

    Hi Ann,

    Thanks a lot….its really helpful for me…

    try to add more shortcuts..

  • ABnCParty

    Thanks for some additional tips to add to the trick bag, Ann. Very clever, as ever.