How is it possible to get the cursor in the ready (active) position when opening a new tab in a browser? e.g. I have a shortcut that opens a new tab in Chrome showing youtube.com, but the cursor isn't active there for me to start typing, without me first clicking in the search bar.
You can press the slash key "/" natively in youtube without the need for Keyboard Maestro.
I had a similar problem with opening google.co.uk using Keyboard Maestro and wanting to have the cursor in the the search field.
I had a simple Keyboard Maestro Macro to open www.google.co.uk
This worked but often the cursor would be in the address bar rather than Google's search field.
Then I realised that the search field itself is a web address:
So, I changed the address in the Keyboard Maestro Action and it now opens Google with the cursor in the search field.
I wondered if there might be a similar URL address to open with the curser in the YouTube search field. But I haven't found the equivalent address. Maybe some of the other forum users have found if there is an equivalent address for a YouTube search?
In the meantime, for YouTube you can use @Bobby_Joe suggestion of the "/"
In a Keyboard Maestro Macro that could work like this (with the pause there as YouTube sometimes takes time to fully load):