It is no different in the case of Google+, where simple shortcut keys can help you explore the social platform much faster. These shortcuts are a boon for those using laptops.
|/(slash)||Pressing slash will take you straight to the search box. And all you have to do is start typing your search keys.|
|J||Scroll down move to the next post in your stream|
|K||Scroll up move to the previous post in the news streamtd|
|Q||This takes you directly to the Google chat box|
|Space Bar||Press the space bar to scroll down the stream|
|Shift + Space:||Scroll up stream by regular intervals|
|Tab + Enter||Once done with writing the comment, submit the comment on a post|
|Tab + Tab + Enter||Press Tab twice, then Enter, This cancels the comment box.|
|@||@ followed by a username is used to mention someone in a post.|
Additional Keyboard Shortcuts and Tricks
+: This also serves the same purpose as the @ symbol.
Ctrl – (minus): Pressing them on the Circles page makes Circle management easier, as you can Zoom out your Circles.
Tab: To scroll through links on a page keep pressing the Tab key . Keep in mind that this is a Chrome shortcut only.