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PhpStorm Magento 2 Plugin

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  1. Go to Settings > Preferences in the PhpStorm IDE
  2. Navigate to Plugins
  3. Click the Browse repositories... button and search for "Magento PhpStorm"
  4. Install the plugin and restart PhpStorm
  5. Go to Settings > Preferences > Languages & Frameworks > PHP > Frameworks > Magento in the PhpStorm IDE
  6. Check Enable and click the OK button

Works with

  • PhpStorm >= 2021.1
  • JRE >= 11


  • Configuration smart completion and references for XML/JavaScript files
  • Navigate to configuration reference in scope of class/interface
  • Go to plugin reference in scope of class/interface and method
  • Navigate to Web API configuration reference in scope of class/interface and method
  • Plugin class methods generation
  • Plugin declaration inspection
  • RequireJS reference navigation and completion
  • MFTF reference navigation and completion
  • GraphQL navigation line markers
  • Code generation
  • Inspections for XML configuration

Setting up development environment

  1. Check out this repository
  2. Open a folder with the project in the IntelliJ Ultimate using the open action button.
  3. Make sure that you on the latest develop branch (e.g 4.0.0-develop)
  4. Right-click on the build.gradle file, choose "Import Gradle project" (if this is not exist look for "Build module ''") (you need to have Gradle plugin installed)
  5. Check if the right SDK version is used for the project.
    • Current Java version for the project is java 11, so you should additionally download SDK 11 and choose it in the module settings: Right click by the project root > Open Module Settings > Project Settings > Project > Project SDK
    • Check if right SDK version is used for the Gradle plugin: Intellij IDEA > Preferences... > Build, Execution, Deployment > Build Tools > Gradle > Gradle JVM and choose your JDK.
  6. When the Gradle sections appeared in the right bar, navigate there and right-click magento-2-php-storm-plugin > Tasks -> Intellij -> runIde
  7. Click Run "magento-2-php-storm-plugin" to run the plugin. You should see a new instance of IntelliJ launched with the plugin installed. Make sure the plugin is enabled in IntelliJ settings and indexing is finished. Plugin features should be accessible at this point.

How to contribute

  1. Start with looking into Community Backlog. Any ticket in Ready for Development and Good First Issue columns are a good candidates to start.
  2. Didn't satisfy your requirements? Create a new issue. It can be for example:
    • Bug report - Found a bug in the code? Let us know!
    • Enhancement - Know how to improve existing functionality? Open an issue describe how to enhance the plugin.
    • New feature proposal - Know how to make a killer feature? Do not hesitate to submit your proposal.
  3. The issue will appear in the Ready for Grooming column of the Community Backlog. Once it will be discussed and approved the issue will be ready for development.
  4. Refer to the Contributing Guide for more information on how to contribute.

Join the #phpstorm-plugin Slack channel to get more involved


Each Magento source file included in this distribution is licensed under OSL-3.0 license.

Please read the LICENSE.txt for the full text of the Open Software License v. 3.0 (OSL-3.0).

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