Tricks on Internet that are unknown

Top 5 Simple and useful Internet tricks for you

There are some simple keyboard shortcuts which one can use while using Internet and it would help the user to avoid typing a lot and also at certain places the mouse can be completely avoided by these tricks.

Entering a new website: Normally users would have to type http:// or www before they want to enter a new website however now just type the name of the website and press . By default this will add “http://www.” in front and “.com” towards the end of the website.

Choosing from multiple options: Most of the times while filling the information online, the form displays huge data from which user needs to choose the right information. For example: Most of the times the data would require user to fill the details of the country that they belong to and this is a vast data, now user can just type out the initial alphabet of their country and then the search would be restricted to the list of names starting with the alphabet that they typed. This procedure is very useful when someone has to choose from vast data and is applicable to similar situations.

Using Tabs for smooth browsing: Here again we will discuss certain shortcut keys with the help of which users can surf the internet browser in much better way.
Suppose user needs to open a new Tab then use ctrl + T
For closing any open Tab press ctrl + W
Suppose user has closed some tab and now wants to reopen it then just press ctrl + shift + T user can open the last window that was closed.
Press “F11″ key to get full screen view of the Internet browser. Re press F11 key to resume the normal view.
Hold the ctrl and press “+” or “-” this will increase or decrease the size of the text respectively.

Improvised Search: Most of the times when user is searching for something and uses two or more words then the search engine gives a mixture of result because it considers the two words individually for its search. For eg: In case of :School help, the search will consider ‘School’ and ‘help’ as two words and give results accordingly, instead if user types “School help” in quotes then this helps the search engine to search the correct information. So by using quotes user can improvise their searches.

Pause the video: While viewing the YouTube videos the easiest way to pause it by clicking the “K” key and to resume the video users would just need to press the same key (“K”)again.


Maria Irudaya Regilan J


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