We all use the internet more or less every day of our lives. We have a few helpful tips to make your browsing experience more and enjoyable and more efficient! For Mac users – use the Cmd key instead of Ctrl.
Take advantage of tabbed browsing. While browsing a website, you may come across a link that interests you. A link to another page or site can be opened in a new tab so it does not interrupt your reading. To do this, hold down the Ctrl key and left-click the link.
Tip: To open an new blank tab, press Ctrl + T
Below are a few of our top suggested browser shortcuts.
Press F5 or Ctrl + R to refresh or reload a web page.
Press Ctrl + F to open the find box to search for text within the web page you are reading.
Press Ctrl + B to open your Internet bookmarks.
Press Ctrl + Shift + T to reopen the last closed tab.
Quickly Move Between the Fields
When filling out online forms you can quickly move between each of the fields by pressing the Tab key or Shift + Tab to move back a field. Have a go in the example below:
If you’re anything like us you’ll be visiting a lot of websites a week and trying to remember them all is nigh on impossible! If a website evenly remotely interests you then we suggest you bookmark it. Create folders to organise your bookmarks into easily managed categories. You can even use your address bar to search your bookmarks or just type in a small part of the URL for it to be found.