Live Reload of HTML only refresh when body content get changed


When editing html files for static HTML/CSS/Javascript projects in debug mode, the live editing is not properly working.

Actually, the file get refreshed only if I modify the direct content of the <body> tag. If I edit the content of descendant of the <body>, nothing get's refreshed in the Chrome browser instantiated by IntelliJ.

For example, if I change <body></body> with <body>some content</body>, the refresh is made in the browser.

But, if I change <body><p></p></body> with <body><p>new content</p></body>, nothing no refresh is made.

Also, the Elements tab of the debug section, wich should contains the DOM structure of the HTML file, stays empty.

Is anyone facing these issues.

My environment:

  • IntelliJ version: 15.0.4 (build 143.2287)
  • IntelliJ LiveEdit plugin :
  • Chrome 49.0.2623.87 (64-bit)
  • Ubuntu 14.04

Thanks in advance for your answers.

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For whom is facing the same issue and have missed the information, the Live Edit plugin is not compatible with Idea 15.0.4, the bug is tracked as

The issue is fixed in Idea 2016.1 though.

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I'm also facing the same issue. My environment details are below.

    IntelliJ version: 2017.3.6 (build 173.4674.46)
    IntelliJ LiveEdit plugin : 173.3942.31
    Chrome 66.0.3359.139 (64-bit)
    Windows 8.1


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