Install Sitecore for Visual Studio

Abstract

How to install the Sitecore for Visual Studio plugin.

To Install Sitecore for Visual Studio:

  1. If you have not already done so, install Sitecore Management Services.

  2. Download Sitecore for Visual Studio.

  3. To run the Sitecore for Visual Studio installer, double-click the SVS.VSIX.vsix file.

  4. In Visual Studio, open a solution that has been initialized with the sitecore init command.

  5. In Solution Explorer, right-click your solution and verify that you see the Sitecore Module Explorer menu item:

    Illustration showing the two new Sitecore Module Explorer and Sync Items menu items in the Solution Explorer context menu.

    The Sitecore Module Explorer item is also available from the View, Other windows menu.:

    Illustration showing the Sitecore Module Explorer menu item in the View, Other windows menu.