Two useful keyboard shortcuts for Firefox

These are very old news (I’m sure), but I’ve just stumbled upon two useful keyboard shortcuts for Firefox.

  • ⌘ + L — jump to and select (ready for overtyping) the contents of the location box.
  • ⌘ + K — jump to and select (ready for overtyping) the contents of the search box.

In other words, you don’t need to reach for the mouse when typing a new URL or searching for something. I’m sure everyone’s been using these for ages, but they’re a revelation to me…

Update: Thanks to Mark for pointing out that ⌘ + L also works in Safari — but ⌘ + K doesn’t…

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