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Plugin page: Bundled with WebStorm.

Your feedback are is welcome , in bugtracker (Subsystem = Live Edit) and forum.


Cannot install extension, "Download was not a CRX"

It is the Google Chrome bug.

I see the message "Internal HTTP server disabled. Cannot start internal HTTP server. Git integration, JavaScript debugger and LiveEdit may operate with errors...."

IDE tries failed to bind to default the port 63342, but failed to bind. Check . Please check your firewall settings and restart the IDE.

I see the message in Chrome log: "System latest connected to 126.


XXX (", but LiveEdit is not working

Please note, we work with existing tabs in browser, we don't open any new tabs in browser and we don't open any new panels in IDE. Possible reason: Probable reason: there is another instance of JetBrains IDE is running , so , default port 63342 is already bound. Please check , that product name corresponding corresponds to your IDE ("126.SNAPSHOT" will be "WS-where "XXX" stands for the build number, e.g. "126.159" in case of WebStorm 126.159).

How to enable logging in Google Chrome


How do I know what's wrong?

  1. Open chrome://chrome/extensions/
  2. Check "Developer mode" checkbox
  3. Scroll down to JetBrains IDE Support section, click Inspect views: _generated_background_page.html (JetBrains IDE Support)Open
  4. Click on the "Console" Tab


  1. button

Alternatively, you can enable logging via the command line.

Blog posts


  • CSS sync and element highlighting are not working if Web Inspector is opened, please vote for Chrome bug.
  • Usability issue with the "plugin is debugging this tab" infobar, please vote for Chrome bug.