Browser tab management keyboard shortcuts

Browser tab management

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
5 months ago
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In this article, we solely focused on Windows, macOS, KDE, and Chrome OS popular web browser's tab management. Tabs are an essential part of browsing the web, almost since we have discovered them. So it makes sense to open, close or undo closing tabs with just keyboard shortcut. Note: For all shortcuts of your favorite web browser, just use the search box at the top right.

Ctrl + T

New tab

Ctrl + W

Close tab

Ctrl + ⭾ Tab

Go to next tab

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Go to previous tab

Ctrl + 1 - 9

Go to a specific tab

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + T

Open a previously closed tab

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + N

(Firefox) Open a previously closed window

⌘ Cmd + T

New tab

⌘ Cmd + W

Close tab

⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + T

(Safari) Close all tabs but the current one

Control + ⭾ Tab

(Safari) Go to next tab

or ⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift +
↑   Shift + Control + ⭾ Tab

(Safari) Go to previous tab

or ⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift +
⌘ Cmd + 1 - 9

(Chrome) Go to a specific tab

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + T

(Firefox, Opera, Chrome) Open a previously closed tab

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + N

New tab

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + T
or Ctrl + T
Ctrl + W

Close tab

or Ctrl + F4
Ctrl + Page Down

Go to next tab

or Ctrl + ⭾ Tab
or Ctrl + .
Ctrl + Page Up

Go to previous tab

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab
or Ctrl + ,
Alt + 1 - 9

(Chrome, Firefox) Go to a specific tab

Ctrl + 1 - 9

(Chrome) Go to a specific tab

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + T

(Firefox, Opera, Chrome) Open a previously closed tab

Ctrl + T

New tab

Ctrl + W

Close tab

Ctrl + ⭾ Tab

Go to next tab

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Go to previous tab

Ctrl + 1 - 9

Go to a specific tab

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + T

Open a previously closed tab

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + T

Open a previously closed window

Source: Wikipedia

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