HTML accesskey attribute

HTML accesskey attribute: The HTML accesskey attribute can be used as a shortcut to activate specific elements. And this accesskey attribute is a browser dependent. So, that it will be varying from browser to browser.

HTML accesskey attribute

While the accesskey attribute is a Global attribute. So, it can be used on any HTML element.

Syntax:<element accessKey = “single_character”>



Let us see how the shortcut can be used in a different browser as follows:

Chrome

If you are using chrome browser, you can follow these shortcuts in different software.

  • Windows: If you are using windows software then, you should press [Alt] + accesskey
  • Linux: If you are using Linux software then, you should press [Alt] + accesskey
  • Mac: If you are using Mac software then, you should press [Control] [Alt] + accesskey

Firefox

If you are using Firefox browser, you can follow these shortcuts in different software.

  • Windows: If you are using windows software then, you should press [Alt] [shift]+ accesskey
  • Linux: If you are using Linux software then, you should press [Alt] [Shift] + accesskey
  • Mac: If you are using Mac software then, you should press [Control]  [Alt] + accesskey

Safari

If you are using Safari browser, you can follow these shortcuts in different software.

  • Windows: If you are using windows software then, you should press [Alt] + accesskey
  • Linux: Not present
  • Mac: If you are using Mac software then, you should press [Control] + [Alt] + accesskey

Example:

<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html> 
    <head> 
        <title> 
            accesskey attribute 
        </title> 
    </head>       
    <body style = "text-align:center"> 
        <h1>Freshersnow</h1>         
        <h2>HTML accesskey attribute</h2>           
        <!-- The accesskey attribute used here -->
        <a href="https://tutorials.freshersnow.com/" 
            accesskey = "g">Freshersnow 
        </a> 
    </body> 
</html>

Output:

HTML accesskey attribute