Getting the most from Google Chrome

Google continues to dominate the browser market with 2 out of every 3 users choosing Chrome over rivals Firefox, Safari and Microsoft Edge. So how good are your skills?

Do you know the fastest way to enlarge everything on the website you are viewing? What about saving all open pages as bookmarks in a new folder?

There are a variety of keyboard shortcuts designed to make these and other Chrome tasks even simpler. Take a look at the table of webpage shortcuts below and check out Google’s support page for more tab and window, address bar and Google Chrome feature shortcuts.

Google Chrome webpage shortcuts



Ctrl+PPrints your current page.
Ctrl+SSaves your current page.
F5 or Ctrl+RReloads your current page.
EscStops the loading of your current page.
Ctrl+FOpens the find bar.
Ctrl+G or F3Finds the next match for your input in the find bar.
Ctrl+Shift+GShift+F3, or Shift+EnterFinds the previous match for your input in the find bar.
Ctrl+F5 or Shift+F5Reloads your current page, ignoring cached content.
Press Alt and click a linkDownloads the target of the link.
Ctrl+UOpens the source of your current page.
Drag a link to bookmarks barSaves the link as a bookmark.
Ctrl+DSaves your current webpage as a bookmark.
Ctrl+Shift+DSaves all open pages as bookmarks in a new folder.
F11Opens your page in full-screen mode. Press F11 again to exit full-screen.
Ctrl and +, or press Ctrl and scroll your mousewheel up.Enlarges everything on the page.
Ctrl and , or press Ctrl and scroll your mousewheel down.Makes everything on the page smaller.
Ctrl+0Returns everything on the page to normal size.
Space barScrolls down the web page.
HomeGoes to the top of the page.
EndGoes to the bottom of the page.
Press Shift and scroll your mousewheel.Scrolls horizontally on the page.

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