Key Jump keyboard navigation

Key Jump keyboard navigation

Hit-a-Hint style keyboard navigation. No mouse needed to click on links and stuff.

  • Key Jump keyboard navigation
  • Key Jump keyboard navigation
What is Key Jump keyboard navigation?
Key Jump Keyboard Navigation is an innovative Chrome extension designed to streamline your internet browsing experience. Navigating through links, buttons, text fields and other clickable elements is made easy with a tap of a key. The default keys are comma and period which show hints and open links respectively but they can be customized in the extension settings. The extension also comes with an auto-trigger feature that can be modified to suit the user's need. Issues and suggestions can be submitted for continuous improvement.
Users: 1,000+
Rating: 4.50 (22)
Version: 5.4.0 (Last updated: 2021-12-29)
Creation date: 2019-12-28
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
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Size: 19.25K
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Key Jump keyboard navigation
Key Jump keyboard navigation (v5.4.0)
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Press , (comma) on your keyboard to show hints for all links, buttons, text fields and other things you can click or focus.

Press . (period) instead to open links in new tabs when they are clicked.

These shortcuts can be changed in the extension options.

Hints will be automatically triggered when possible. You can disable this in the extension options.

Press Escape to hide the hints.

If you find any bugs or have suggestions please submit a new issue here:

User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Improves navigation efficiency and saves time
  • Works well on some popular sites like GitHub
  • Large numbers and colored hints are easy to read
  • Does not work well with ServiceNow and the Polaris UI
  • Conflicts with other extensions like Vimium and Ublock Origin
  • Does not always work, particularly mentioned with a Confluence site and Microsoft Edge Canary
Most mentioned
  • Conflict with other extensions (e.g., Vimium, Ublock Origin, Adguard)
  • Does not function on some sites or platforms (e.g., ServiceNow's Polaris UI, Microsoft Edge Canary, Confluence site)
  • Desire for customizable hint characters or hint mechanics (e.g., leading zeroes, remembering hint numbers)
Recent reviews
Unfortunately this doesn't work well with ServiceNow. With the Polaris UI it's blocking typing in shortcut keys into search fields, by default that's '.' and ',', so quite annoying.
by Jeremi Pijanowski Jeremi Pijanowski, 2024-03-07

Works great. I don't need the added complexity of vimium (and it conflicts with a lot of native shortcuts on websites like GitHub), so this is perfect. My only request would be allowing configuration of the characters used for hints, but even as it stands with the right QMK configuration one-handed navigation is a breeze.
by Casey Webb Casey Webb, 2023-05-16

Love the extension, truly a timesaver! One small QOL improvement\/recommendation: on pages with a limited (but more than 10 links), prioritize numberings of numbers that are physically proximate on the keyboard (i.e, single digits first, then 11, 12, 13, 21, 22, 23, 24). It's much harder to shortcut to 10, 20, 19, 28 etc because the keys are far apart! Otherwise, one of my new favorite chrome extensions!
by David Almonte David Almonte, 2022-12-20
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Risk impact

Key Jump keyboard navigation is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

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