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PhpStorm 2021.1 EAP #5

PhpStorm 2021.1 EAP build #5 is now available. To catch up on all the new features, check out our previous EAP blog posts.

If you would prefer to watch a video overview of the updates, check What’s coming in PhpStorm 2021.1 video on our JetBrainsTV channel!

The Toolbox App is the easiest way to get the latest EAP builds and keep both your stable and EAP versions up to date. Or you can manually download the EAP builds from our website.

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Quick access to recent projects on Windows

You can now access your recent projects by right-clicking on the PhpStorm icon on the taskbar or on the Start menu in Windows.

Adjustable font-weight

We’ve added typography customization options to PhpStorm. You are able to now choose font variations and a fallback font. You can find the new options under Typography Settings in Preferences/Settings | Editor | Fonts.

Other notable updates in this build:

  • Fixed: PHPCS referencing custom Coding Standard throws “Referenced sniff … does not exist” (WI-45521 +7)
  • Disable Reader mode for PHP files (WI-58437 +5)
  • Fixed: inspection “Property usages have same access” with promoted properties (WI-58458 +3)
  • Linters: Stylelint: implement auto fixes (WEB-25069 +79)
  • Tools. Terminal: Scroll bounce (IDEA-180923 +38)
  • JavaScript. Frameworks: Vue.js: ref attribute is not correctly handled (WEB-31701 +26)
  • JavaScript. Frameworks: Code completion and auto-import don’t work for Chakra-UI components (WEB-48085 +18)

The full list of changes in this build is available in the release notes.


  • Important! PhpStorm EAP builds are not fully tested and may be unstable.
  • You can install an EAP build side by side with a stable PhpStorm version to try out the latest features.
  • EAP builds are free to use but expire 30 days after the build date.

Please report any problems you find to our issue tracker, or by commenting on this post!

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