The emacs keybindings are enabled by
including keymap/emacs.js and setting
keyMap option to
CodeMirror's internal API is quite different from Emacs, they are only
a loose approximation of actual emacs bindings, though.
Also note that a lot of browsers disallow certain keys from being captured. For example, Chrome blocks both Ctrl-W and Ctrl-N, with the result that idiomatic use of Emacs keys will constantly close your tab or open a new window.