WebStorm 2018.2 Help

Networking in WebStorm

WebStorm requires Internet connection for a wide variety of tasks. For example:

Besides that, WebStorm provides IPC for commands (for example, open files), and the built-in Web server.

Some of the communication requirements are configurable:

  • To turn off checking for updates, open the Settings | Updates page, and clear the Check for updates in channel checkbox.
  • To disable code inspection that highlights dead links, open the Settings | Inspections page, and clear the checkbox to the left of the HTML inspection Non-existent web resources.
  • You can control the frequency of sending usage statistics, or even completely disable this function in the page Settings | Usage statistics.
Last modified: 14 August 2018

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