Node.js and NPM
This page appears in the Settings dialog box, when the Node.js plugin is enabled. The plugin is not bundled with PhpStorm, but it can be installed from the JetBrains plugin repository as described in Managing Plugins.
| In this field, specify the default Node.js interpreter for the current project. PhpStorm will automatically use it every time you select the |
Choose the interpreter from the drop-down list or from the dialog that opens when you click . If you choose
Here you can choose or configure only a local Node.js interpreter, that is, a Node.js installed on your computer, or a Node.js on Windows Subsystem for Linux, see Configuring a local Node.js interpreter and Using Node.js on Windows Subsystem for Linux for details.
Remote interpreters are configured in the Configure Node.js Remote Interpreter Dialog dialog accessible from the Run/Debug Configuration: Node.js. Learn more from Configuring Remote Node.js Interpreters.
This read-only field shows the current version of Node.js.
Coding assistance for Node.js
When the configuration is completed, PhpStorm displays information about the currently configured version.
| The Packages area shows a list of all the NPM-dependent packages that are currently installed on your computer. |