Navigation

To do thisPress this
Scroll up, down, left, or rightPress the arrow keys.
Scroll in larger incrementsPress Option while you press an arrow key.
Scroll down a screenPage Down

 

Space bar

Scroll up a screenPage Up

 

Shift–Space bar

Scroll to the top-left or bottom-left corner of the pageCommand (⌘)–Up Arrow or Home

 

Command (⌘)–Down Arrow or End

Highlight the next item on a webpageTab highlights the next text field or pop-up menu. Tab also highlights buttons and other controls if “All controls” is selected in the Shortcuts pane of the Keyboard pane of System Preferences.

 

Option-Tab highlights the same items as Tab plus all other clickable items.

To swap the behavior of Tab and Option-Tab, turn on “Press Tab to highlight each item on a webpage” in the Advanced pane of Safari preferences.

Open a page in a new tabCommand (⌘)-click a link

 

Command (⌘)-click a bookmark

Command (⌘)-Return after typing in the address and search field

Open a page in a new tab, and bring the tab to the frontShift-Command (⌘)-click a link

 

Shift-Command (⌘)-click a bookmark

Shift-Command (⌘)-Return after typing in the address and search field

Bring the next tab to the frontControl-Tab or Shift-Command (⌘)-[
Bring the previous tab to the frontControl-Shift-Tab or Shift-Command (⌘)-]
Close all tabs except for oneOption-click the close button (X) on the tab you want to leave open
Open in tabs all the bookmarks in a folder in the Favorites barCommand (⌘)-click the folder in the Favorites bar
See a list of recent pages by nameHold down the Back or Forward button until the list appears
See a list of recent pages by web address (URL)Press Option and hold down the Back or Forward button until the list appears
Go to your homepageCommand (⌘)-Home key
While typing in the address and search field, restore the current webpage addressEsc
Close ReaderEsc
Exit full-screen viewEsc
Download a linked fileOption-click a link to the file
Open a downloaded fileDouble-click the icon next to the file in the downloads list

 

Reading List

To do thisPress this
Add the current pageShift-Command (⌘)-D
Add a linked pageShift-click a link to the page
Remove a pageSwipe left over the page summary using a trackpad or mouse that supports gestures, then click Remove. Or, swipe all the way to the left until the page summary disappears.

 

Bookmarks

To do thisPress this
Add a bookmark to the Favorites barClick the address and search field to show the page’s full address and its icon, then drag the icon to the Favorites bar
Move a bookmark on the Favorites barDrag the bookmark left or right
Remove a bookmark from the Favorites barDrag the bookmark off the top of the bar

 

Bookmarks sidebar and bookmarks view

To do thisPress this
Select bookmarks and folders in the sidebarCommand (⌘)-click each bookmark and folder

Shift-Command (⌘)-click to extend the selection

Select the next bookmark or folderUp Arrow or Down Arrow
Open the selected bookmarkSpace bar
Open the selected folderSpace bar or Right Arrow
Close the selected folderSpace bar or Left Arrow
Open the selected folder and its subfolders in the sidebarOption–Right Arrow
Open the selected folder and its subfolders in the sidebarOption–Left Arrow
Change the name or address of a bookmarkSelect the bookmark, then press Return
Cancel editing a bookmark name in the sidebarEsc
Finish editing a bookmark nameReturn
Create a folder containing the selected bookmarks and folders in bookmarks viewOption-click the New Folder button at the bottom of the window
Delete a bookmarkSelect the bookmark, then press Delete

 

 

Updated January 11, 2017