Customizing the IDE

Customizing the IDE

Extend the built-in functionality and change the look and feel

Don’t feel like using the defaults? Adjust the appearance and behavior of the IDE by playing around with themes, code styles, plugins, and more, so that it fits your unique needs better.

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Custom project icons
Add a custom icon to your project

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Group projects
Group your projects together in the Welcome Screen

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Improve Code Readability and Navigation
Discover how to manage code visibility with code folding in Go

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Tool Window View Mode
Learn how to change the default view mode of a tool window.

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Add Support for MDX
Get syntax highlighting, code completion, and other features for your .mdx files.

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Use Gutter Icons in Zen Mode
Run scripts, tests, and more from the gutter in Zen mode.

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Nyan Progress Bar
Make your progress bar look a bit nicer.

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Using Custom UI Themes
Make WebStorm look fancier by switching to a custom UI theme.

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Status Bar Customization
Choose what you'd like to have on the status bar.

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Tips for Small and Wide-Screen Monitors
Learn how to work with smaller or larger monitors more comfortably.

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Get Help with Random Data
Let the Randomness plugin generate some data for you.

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Preview UI Themes on the Go
Preview UI themes without going to the IDE settings.

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Presentation Mode
Make it easier for the audience to see what you're doing.

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Customize Editor Background
Make your editor feel a bit more personal.

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Make Your Work Environment Distraction Free
Need to focus on just your code? You can switch to the distraction-free or zen mode.