The WordPress Access Keys Plugin a allows you to add access keys to pages and categories to improve accessibility of your WordPress website. This works with any page or category list that is called with wp_list pages and wp_list_categories respectively. This plugin works in all WordPRess versions from 2.1 – 2.5.
Screenshot of Admin Panel:
The About page on this site has an access key of 6 and the site map has an access key of 3.
Access Keys version 1.0
- Download the zip file, unzip it and upload to your wp-content/plugins folder
- Upload to your plugin directory.
- Go to the Admin Menu under Manage named Access Keys.
- Read the instructions.
Use of this plugin is simple. On the Admin panel it lists pages and categories with a current access key, and in a separate list it lists the pages and categories without access keys. Just add an access key just type an access key in a text box and then click the save button. The categories or posts will now move to the top list.
How do I use Access Keys
Different browsers implement Access Key shortcuts differently. The following is a list of browser access key key combinations.
- On Windows and Linux. Firefox 2.0+: Hold down the Alt Key and the Shift key, and press the access key.
- On Windows. Internet Explorer 5+: Hold down the Alt key, and press the number or letter of the access key. Release both keys and press Enter.
- On Windows. Internet Explorer 4, Firefox 1.0, Mozilla and Netscape 7+: Hold down the Alt key and press the number or letter of the access key.
- On Mac OS X. Firefox, Mozilla, Netscape 7+, Internet Explorer 5+, Safari and Omniweb: Hold down the Ctrl key and press the number or letter of the access key.
- Konqueror: Press and release the Ctrl key, then press the number or letter of the access key.
- On the Mac Internet Explorer 4.5 and on all platforms Netscape version 6 and earlier: Access keys are unsupported.