Use Shift+Enter to create a single line break in your website content
It may not solve all the world’s problems, but it can save you from picking a fight with your “Enter” key. Don’t worry; we’ve all been there before your secret’s safe with us.
How to Do It
If you want to force a line break simply hold down the |Shift Key| and the |Enter Key| at the same time and watch the magic happen.
When to Do It
Simply pressing the enter key creates a new paragraph and potentially 2 line breaks instead of just the one. The same goes for pressing enter in a bulleted or numbered list.
You can force a line break and add a line of text without a new number or bullet by holding Shift+Enter. For example:
- Pressing enter after this text
- Creates a new number and new line of text
But if you use Shift+Enter
- Pressing Shift+Enter after this text
just forces a line break for me; but if I press Enter now
- I get my next number.
It may take some practice; it may seem a bit awkward at first, but once you’ve got it Shift+Enter will be your new best friend!