Keyboard Shortcuts in WHM


Last modified: February 23, 2021

Overview

We include keyboard shortcuts within the WHM interface. These shortcuts help make the WHM interface more accessible and easier to navigate.

Global shortcuts

The following global shortcuts are available in any part of WHM’s interface:

Key macOS® alternative Action
Shift + 8 Toggle the menu between Expand all and Collapse all.
Ctrl + / + / Move the cursor to the Search text box.
` Hide or show the side navigation menu.
Alt + F2 Option + F2 Opens the Support Menu tab.

Left navigation menu shortcuts

The following shortcuts only apply to the left navigation menu:

Key macOS alternative Action
Navigate up the interface or menu.
Navigate down the interface or menu.
  • For left-to-right (LTR) locales, collapse the highlighted category.
  • For right-to-left (RTL) locales, expand the highlighted category.
  • For left-to-right (LTR) locales, expand the highlighted category.
  • For right-to-left (RTL) locales, collapse the highlighted category.
Enter Open the selected item.
Shift + Tab Navigate up the menu.
Tab Navigate down the menu.
Home Fn + Select the first section in the menu.
End Fn + Select the last item in the menu.
Esc Clear the search box.

Set up browser shortcuts in macOS

Firefox® or Safari® browser users on the macOS may need to enable the use of the Tab key to properly navigate the left menu. The Google Chrome™ browser enables the use of Tab key navigation by default.

Firefox browser

To enable the use of the Tab key in Firefox, perform the following steps:

  1. Open System Preferences in your macOS system.
  2. Click Keyboard.
  3. Select Keyboard Shortcuts.
  4. Select All controls under the Full Keyboard Access section.

Safari browser

To enable the use of the Tab key in Safari, perform the following steps:

  1. Open Safari.
  2. In the menu bar, click Safari and then select Preferences from the menu.
  3. Select Advanced from the Preferences window.
  4. Select the checkbox next to Press Tab to highlight each item on a webpage.

Google Chrome browser

To enable the use of the Tab key in Google Chrome, perform the following steps:

  1. Open Chrome.
  2. In the menu bar, click Chrome and then select Preferences from the menu.
  3. Select Appearance from the menu.
  4. Toggle the Pressing Tab on a webpage highlights links, as well as form fields to enabled.

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