- The LiveEdit plugin is enabled. The plugin is bundled with PhpStorm and activated by default. If it is not, enable the plugin.
The JetBrains Chrome Extension is installed in your Chrome browser.
- If the Chrome browser is not running when you start PhpStorm, no steps are required from your side. The extension will be installed automatically when you launch Chrome for the first time.
- Alternatively, install the extension manually.
When editing the code and monitoring how the changes are rendered in the browser, it is helpful to have the areas affected by the changes highlighted.