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Webhint Visual Studio Code extension

Webhint Visual Studio Code extension

Use webhint to improve your website during development.

The Webhint Visual Studio Code extension provides diagnostic data for workspace files based on webhint analysis.

Visual Studio Code running the webhint Visual Studio Code extension


The extension uses the @hint/configuration-development configuration by default. The @hint/configuration-development configuration activates hints and parsers for HTML and template-making systems (JSX/TSX, Angular, and so on), JavaScript/TypeScript, common pitfalls, and more. The @hint/configuration-development configuration is defined in index.json.

For more information about what is enabled, go to package on GitHub.

To report any incorrect hints or unexpected responses, please open a new issue on GitHub.

If you want more control over what gets activated, create a local .hintrc file to configure webhint.

For more information about the .hintrc file, go to Summary.

Contribute to the extension

To contribute to the extension, go to Contributing on GitHub.


For more information about webhint, go to For more information about the output from specific hints, go to Hints categories.