Our platform's keyboard accessibility improvements allow you to easily navigate and take action through most functionalities in Flodesk with just your keyboard or keyboard interface.

This is important for members who can't (or prefer not to) use a mouse or touch screen. It can also help you save time, completing repeatable and tedious tasks faster.

Keyboard accessibility shortcuts

With keyboard navigation, you can edit an email via the right sidebar menus, schedule sends, publish workflows and more.

Note that you can’t use keyboard navigation for inserting or moving blocks in the email builder.

Use the following keyboard shortcuts to navigate through Flodesk.

  • Tab to move the focus indicator forward

  • Shift + Tab to move the focus indicator backwards

  • Enter Space to click, select and open something (e.g., click a button, open menu, submit a form)

  • Esc to close menus, close submenu, close popups

  • Arrow keys to navigate highlighting options in a dropdown menu

  • Tab Shift + Tab to navigate highlighting options in the date picker and/or time picker

Important note if you're on Mac OS:

  • Only Chrome has full keyboard navigation of all focusable interactive elements by default (including links).

  • Firefox and Safari do not support focus on links by default; you have to enable it in MAC OS system preferences by following the steps for How to enable full keyboard support for Firefox & Safari.


Keyboard accessibility for forms

With our improved form accessibility feature, subscribers can tab through form fields and fully complete your forms with key commands only while navigating new visual highlights.

Beautiful focus states

While using the keyboard to navigate, focus states inside Flodesk make it easy to find where you are on the page. Focus states for all components are highlighted, including buttons, links, inputs, etc.

See the below image as a reference where the Status selector is in focus.

If you rely on screen readers to help you work with Flodesk, make sure to read our Screen reader support guide too.


Important note: To make your inline form keyboard accessible for your website visitors, use the Advanced options and select the Raw HTML version.

Copy the raw HTML code and embed paste it to your website builder.

Next, search the code for tabindex and change that value from -1 to 1. This will enable the ability to tab through the form.

Save your changes and you're done.


Let's sum it up!

In Flodesk, you can easily navigate and take action through most functionalities with just your keyboard or keyboard interface, in case you can't (or prefer not to) use a mouse or touch screen. It can also help you save time, completing repeatable and tedious tasks faster.

More to learn


We'd love to hear about your recent experience when searching for solutions to issues in the Flodesk Help Center (Knowledge Base). With your feedback, we can improve our knowledge base with new and better ways to help you succeed!

Please do not submit support tickets and feature requests via this feedback form.

If you need technical assistance, please submit a support ticket via email at support[@]flodesk.com mentioning your Flodesk account login email with a detailed description of your problem.



Do you have an idea for a feature that will help improve Flodesk for you and other members? Our Product team would love to hear from you.

Submit a feature request here.

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