The address bar in Google Chrome is a lot more than just an address bar. That’s why Google likes to call it the Omnibox.

Here are some shortcuts that allow you to access its advanced features.

ActionShortcut
Search with your default search engineType a search term Enter
Search using a different search engineType a search engine name and pressTab
Add www. and .com to a site name, and open it in the current tabType a site name + Ctrl + Enter
Open a new tab and perform a Google searchType a search term Alt + Enter
Jump to the address barCtrl + l or Alt + d or F6
Search from anywhere on the pageCtrl + k or Ctrl + e
Remove predictions from your address barDown arrow to highlight + Shift + Delete
Move cursor to the address barControl + F5