PhpStorm 2016.3 Help

Configuring Content Roots

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Introduction

Any project contains at least one content root created together with the project.

You can create additional content roots as well as remove the unnecessary ones.

Creating a content root

  1. Open the Settings / Preferences Dialog by pressing Ctrl+Alt+S or by choosing File | Settings for Windows and Linux or PhpStorm | Preferences for OS X, and click Directories under Project:<project name>.
  2. On the Directories page, click the Add Content Root button /help/img/idea/2016.3/addRoot.png.
  3. In the dialog that opens, locate the desired directory and click OK.

Removing a content root

  • Open the Settings / Preferences Dialog by pressing Ctrl+Alt+S or by choosing File | Settings for Windows and Linux or PhpStorm | Preferences for OS X, and click Directories under Project:<project name>.
  • On the Directories page, select the content root to be deleted.
  • Click the Remove button /help/img/idea/2016.3/web_ide_remove_content_root.png.
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  • Confirm deletion.

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Last modified: 1 December 2016