Improvement of HTML5 support in PhpStorm & WebStorm


Recently, we’ve added a number of new features that simplify HTML5 development. Here’s a short list of their highlights:

  1. Support of HTML custom data attributes. The attributes with names that begin with data- can be used to store some custom information. WebStorm/PhpStorm IDE provides completion for such attributes when they’re used in a project:
  2. Support for Web SQL Database JavaScript API:
  3. We also added a new setting Default HTML language level ( File | Settings | Resources ). If you switch it to HTML5, IDE will consider every *.html file without specified doctype as HTML5 file, so validation and code completion (including completion and validation of custom data attributes) will work correctly:
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6 Responses to Improvement of HTML5 support in PhpStorm & WebStorm

  1. Dom says:

    September 9, 2010

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  2. Michael says:

    September 10, 2010

    Will the additions to PhpStorm and WebStorm make it into IntelliJIDEA 9 ultimate…? I hope…

  3. weary says:

    September 11, 2010

    I notice the html5 completion behaviour is overwritten by a valid html4 doctype…nice.

  4. weary says:

    September 11, 2010

    of course, I meant overridden

  5. Eugene.Kudelevsky says:

    September 12, 2010

    @Michael Says, We don’t currently have any plans to include into IntelliJ IDEA 9.0.x, but it definitely will be available in IDEA X.

  6. Artemy Tregubenko says:

    February 15, 2011

    In my latest WebStorm 1.0.2 there’s no such setting: Default HTML language level ( File | Settings | Resources ). There’re only 2 lists: external resources and ignored resources.