How do I choose between PhpStorm or WebStorm?

I'm going to purchase either Php or WebStorm but I didn't see a side-by-side comparison of their features. I write Php sites. If I choose PhpStorm are their features in WebStorm that I'll be missing?



PhpStorm = WebStorm + PHP

Therefore, if you do PHP then you need PhpStorm. Everything available in WebStorm is also available in PhpStorm.

Hope it helps.


Thank you. That's exactly what I needed to know and is

what I thought - I just wanted to be sure before buying.


I read this forum entry and then immediatly purchased PHPStorm, but unfortunatley when I went to use the HTML5 features that attracteds me to WebStorm in the first place (like the auto completion of tags and such) my PHP Storm does not seem to have those features.

What am I missing?


There is a bug in finding html5 schema file when installation path contains spaces (, to appear in WebStorm / PhpStorm 1.0.2. As workaround, one can use installation paths without spaces.


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