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Overview

We include keyboard shortcuts within the WHM interface to allow for quicker navigation. You can use some of these shortcuts in any part of the WHM interface, while others only apply to the left navigation menu.

Note:

For more information about WHM interface navigation, read our The WHM Interface documentation. 

Global shortcuts

 

KeyAction
Shift + 8 (Asterisk)

Toggle the menu between Expand all and Collapse all.

Ctrl + /

Move the cursor to the search box.

Note:

Use Command + / in Mac OS.

` (Backtick)

Hide or show the side navigation menu.

Note:

We added this functionality in cPanel & WHM version 66.

Alt + F2Opens the Support Menu tab.

Left navigation menu shortcuts

 

KeyAction
Up

Navigate up the interface or menu.

DownNavigate down the interface or menu.
Left
  • For left-to-right (LTR) locales, collapse the highlighted category.
  • For right-to-left (RTL) locales, expand the highlighted category.
Right
  • For left-to-right (LTR) locales, expand the highlighted category.
  • For right-to-left (RTL) locales, collapse the highlighted category.
EnterOpen the selected item.
Shift + TabNavigate up the menu.
TabNavigate down the menu.
Home

Select the first section in the menu.

Note:

Use Fn + Left arrow in Mac OS.
End

Select the last item in the menu.

Note:

Use Fn + Right arrow in Mac OS.

EscClear the search box.

 

Set up browser shortcuts in Mac OS

Note:

Firefox or Safari® browser users on the Mac OS may need to activate the use of the Tab key to properly navigate the left menu.

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

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

To activate 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.

Additional documentation