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Keyboard shortcuts for Google Sites

You can save time using keyboard shortcuts to do tasks, like manage your site or print a page.

This article is for the classic Google Sites (no “Publish” button at the top right). Get help for the new Google Sites.

Note: Keyboard shortcuts work differently on PC and Mac computers. On Windows and Chrome OS, you'll use Ctrl instead of , and Alt instead of Opt.

Navigation shortcuts

You can use these keyboard shortcuts to move around Google Sites.

Action Shortcut
Open shortcut help ⌘ + /
Open shortcut help ?
Search /
More actions m
Create page c
Toggle site subscription Shift + f
Manage site g, then m
Share site Shift + s
Edit page e
Edit site layout Shift + L
Revision history g, then r
Toggle page subscription f
Page settings u
Print page

⌘ + p
Ctrl + p

Copy page Shift + c
Preview page as viewer g, then p
Change page template Shift + t
Move page Shift + m
Delete page Shift + 3
Editing shortcuts

You can use these keyboard shortcuts while editing a page.

Action Shortcut
Open shortcut help ⌘ + /
Ctrl + /
Remove formatting ⌘ + \
Ctrl + \
Undo ⌘ + z
Ctrl + z
Redo ⌘ + y
Ctrl + y
Add or remove link ⌘ + k
Ctrl + k
Save page ⌘ + s
Ctrl + s
Cancel Esc
Strikethrough Opt + Shift + 5
Alt + Shift + 5
Superscript ⌘ + .
Ctrl + .
Subscript ⌘ + ,
Ctrl + ,
Bold ⌘ + b
Ctrl + b
Italic ⌘ + i
Ctrl +i
Underline ⌘ + u
Ctrl + u
Heading 2 ⌘ + Opt + 2
Ctrl + Alt + 2
Heading 3 ⌘ + Opt + 3
Ctrl + Alt + 3
Heading 4 ⌘ + Opt + 4
Ctrl + Alt + 4
Normal text ⌘ + Opt + 0
Ctrl + Alt + 0
Align left ⌘ + Shift + L
Ctrl + Shift + L
Align center ⌘ + Shift + e
Ctrl + Shift + e
Align right ⌘ + Shift + r
Ctrl + Shift + r
Numbered list ⌘ + Shift + 7
Ctrl + Shift +7
Bulleted list ⌘ + Shift + 8
Ctrl + Shift + 8
Decrease indent ⌘ + [
Ctrl + [
Increase indent ⌘ + ]
Ctrl + ]

Menu shortcuts for Windows

Action Shortcut
Open Insert menu Alt + i
Open Format menu Alt + f
Open Table menu Alt + t
Open Layout menu Alt + L
Open Help menu Alt + h

Menu shortcuts for Mac

Action Shortcut
Open Insert menu Ctrl + Opt + i
Open Format menu Ctrl + Opt + f
Open Table menu Ctrl + Opt + t
Open Layout menu Ctrl + Opt + L
Open Help menu Ctrl + Opt + h
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