PhoneGap/Cordova Executable Path
In this field, specify the location of the executable file phonegap.cmd, cordova.cmd, or ionic.cml (see Installing PhoneGap/Cordova/Ionic).
This read-only field shows the installed PhoneGap/Cordova/Ionic version that PhpStorm detects automatically.
PhoneGap/Cordova Working Directory
Automatically exclude 'platforms' directory on open project
Select this checkbox to have the platforms directory marked as excluded automatically when you open the project. As a result, PhpStorm ignores it during indexing, parsing, and code completion.
In this area, configure a list of plugins to use in your development by installing required packages. The list shows all the PhoneGap/Cordova/Ionic plugins that are currently installed on your computer, both at the global and at the project level.