The Hubpages text editor has a few basic shortcuts just like a word processor: Control-I (Cmd-I on Mac) for italics, and Cntrl/Cmd-B for bold.
There's one common keyboard shortcut that's missing: Cntrl/Cmd-K to pull up the "add/edit a link" window. Most text editors use it, and the Wordpress interface has it. On Hubpages, I keep using it, staring at the screen waiting for something to happen, then remembering I need to scroll up to the formatting bar to click an icon for it.
Obviously low priority, but it would be handy, especially when editing broken links.
I'd very much support this - I use this shortcut (command K for me) on my blogs and websites all the time
It works in Blogger so it would be very helpful if it could work in HubPages too.
We use TinyMCE so any existing keyboard shortcut for TinyMCE should work in the HubTool.
I checked and could not find an existing one for inserting a link, but did find this (partial?) list.
It does look like a custom shortcut could be setup and I have forwarded this information to our engineering team to consider when we consider new feature for the HubTool.
Here is the info I found and shared with them
So GG, I'll ask one of my well known to you simpleton ?'s here. What do you use to embed a link, straight HTML or is there a capsule? I seem to recall that being mentioned.
And as before, thanks in advance!
Well I found it in the cool Related Discussions below feature!
Two ways, just in case anyone stumbles across your question later: (a) When you're editing a hub, there's a little chain button at the top of the text editor that lets you make in-text links, or (b) you can use a link capsule.
I usually recommend in-text links for things you particularly want visitors to check out, because I think the reader's eyes may tend to skip over link capsules the way they do ads. Oddly enough, in-text links often convert better (or at least affiliate sales links do, so I'm guessing non-sales links do, too.)
And how about Ctrl + Shift + L for bulleted lists while we're asking for more shortcuts.
Didn't even know Wordpress had this feature, just saved me a few minutes! Knowing this I would love to see it on HubPages as well.
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