The list of Twitter hotkeys (Web Site Keyboard Shortcuts)

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Twitter is a very popular social network which almost everyone uses these days. It needs no introduction. If you are posting tweets using its website from your PC, you might be interested in learning its hotkeys. Learning Twitter hotkeys will save your time and speed up your posting.

Modern web sites have a nice ability to activate various controls and action using hotkeys. The browser can handle hotkeys for an opened web page and call the appropriate action. For the end user, this works like a hotkey in a Windows Desktop app.

Using hotkeys, you can post a new tweet, Like or reply to a tweet and do many other actions. There is the full list of Twitter hotkeys.

The list of Twitter Shortcuts

Shortcut Description
n New Tweet
m Message
r Reply
t Retweet
j Scroll down
k Scroll up
f Favorite/Like
. (dot) Go to Top and refresh
/ Search
? Show the list of hotkeys
Shift+P Permalink
gh Go Home

In addition to hotkeys, you can use these commands. Note: Commands should be entered in the tweet text box instead of the tweet's content. They are case-insensitive.

Command Description
d @username message Send a direct (private) message to the @user.
follow @username Follow a user.
leave @username Do not show updates from the @user but leave him in your "following" list.
delete @username Unfollow the user.
invite email-or-number Invite a friend by mail or phone to Twitter.
whois @username Get a quick info about the @user.
off Turn off all mentions sent to you. Sending "off" twice suppress even direct messages.
on Turn messages on again
track keyword Subscribe to tweets containing the specified keyword.
untrack "keyword" Stop the tracking of the specified keyword.
untrack all Clear the list of tracked keywords.
track The the full list of currently tracked keywords.
stats Shows the number of your followers and your track list contents.

That's it.

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

One thought on “The list of Twitter hotkeys (Web Site Keyboard Shortcuts)”

  1. this is a really great thing to watch this keyboard shortcuts you are explaining well .tHe concepts are so proper. And also the twitter hotkeys are really important if you are using a twitter account. By the hotkeys, you do many things as quick as possible.

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