The next time you log in to Twitter to check out what’s happening around the globe, you can explore the Tweets much efficiently. Thanks to these keyboard shortcuts that we’ll be sharing with you below.
- Scrolling Up and Down
Press the spacebar to scroll down the Twitter feed. To move up the page, press SHIFT + spacebar
2. Move Up and Down while selecting Tweets individually
Press the J key to move to the next Tweet in the feed while selecting it individually. Pressing the K key will let you move back to the previous Tweet.
3. Refresh the Twitter timeline
Hitting the . [period] key will refresh the Twitter timeline and new Tweets will be loaded.
4. Expanding/Opening a Tweet
Press the Enter key with a selected Tweet to open it. Hitting the Escape button will close the Tweet.
5. Retweeting a Tweet
Press the T key with a selected Tweet to retweet it.
6. Replying to a Tweet
Press the R key with a selected Tweet to reply to it.
7. Liking a Tweet
Hit the L key with a selected Tweet to like it.
8. Composing a new Tweet
Pressing the N key will let you compose a new Tweet.
9. Blocking a user
Pressing the B key with a selected tweet will block the person who made that Tweet.
10. Composing a Direct Message
Press the M key to open the New Message window.
11. Using the Twitter Search Bar
Pressing the / key will place your cursor in the search bar of Twitter.
12. Muting a user
Pressing the U key with a selected Tweet will mute the person who made that Tweet.
13. The G key
Pressing the G key along with other keys lets you do interesting stuff. Pressing G+P will take you to your profile. Pressing G+N will take you to your notifications. G+H takes you to your home page, the Twitter feed.
14. Keyboard Shortcuts Help
If you can’t remember all these shortcuts, you may simply press Shift + ? anytime to see the list of Twitter keyboard shortcuts.