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3 Tips for Browsing Reddit Like a Pro

Nancy Messieh 15-03-2018

From keyboard shortcuts to URL tricks, there are a lot of ways you can get through the ton of time-wasting posts on Reddit you know you don’t want to miss, and get back to doing other things. Here are just a few.


1. Quickly Jump Between Subreddits

The Chrome extension Reddit Hyper Jump makes it easy to jump between subreddits without having to scroll around the page.

3 Tips for Browsing Reddit Like a Pro Reddit Hyper Jump

Once it’s installed, just go to Reddit, use the keyboard shortcut Alt + R and type in the name of the subreddit you want to go to and hit enter.

The subreddit you’re trying to pull up will be opened up immediately.

2. Skip Around Comments and Posts

Reddit Enhancement Suite, available for Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Opera, has a ton of cool keyboard shortcuts and features that will make it easy to browse Reddit even faster. These features include:

  • Show or hide images with keyboard shortcut Shift + X.
  • Move to the next post or comment with keyboard shortcut J, move to the previous comment with keyboard shortcut K.
  • Skip to the end of the subreddit or reddit page with keyboard shortcut Shift + J, and jump to the top of the page with keyboard shortcut Shift + K.
  • Toggle comments on any post open with the keyboard shortcut C.
  • Skip back to a parent comment with keyboard shortcut P.
  • Upvote comments with keyboard shortcut A, and downvote a comment with keyboard shortcut Z.

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3. Combine Subreddits

A native feature that doesn’t require any additional extensions is the ability to combine subreddits into one master feed. You can do this by opening up the lefthand menu. If it’s collapsed, just click the bar on the left of the screen.

  1. Under Multireddits, click Create.
  2. Enter the name of your Multireddit and click the Create button.
  3. By default, your Multireddit is private but you can share it publicly if you want to.
  4. On the right, under Subreddits in this multi, you can enter the names of the subreddits you want to add.
  5. Subreddits can be removed by clicking the next to the name.

3 Tips for Browsing Reddit Like a Pro Multireddit

You can also see other combined subreddits created by other users in Multihub.

Another way to view multiple subreddits at the same time is to simply type into the URL. If you want to view the Photography and Videography subreddits at the same time just type this into the URL:

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  1. Mott Given
    July 14, 2018 at 12:22 pm

    You can also set up a multireddit and make it private to hide subreddits that you do not want the world to know that you are subscribed to. This is very useful to hide groups you would be embarrassed to have people know you read and to decrease the chance that someone might dox you.