HELP - PhpStorm - CodeIgniter - ClearOS

Please forgive me in advance, but I'm very new to development in PHP and PhpStorm. I'm historically a Microsoft .NET / SQL DB developer and I'm "trying" to expand my skillset and move on from where I've been.

I'm working on a ClearOS project, which is based on CodeIgniter (also totally "new" to me). I've got the project setup in PhPStorm and am hooked to the ClearOS remote host, so I am able to deploy my code changes to ClearOS. Then in a browser outside of PhpStorm, I can access ClearOS and see if the changes I made. So, in essence, I currently coding by brail and that's not great, because I'm very much in learning mode for both PHP and ClearOS. It's very slow going.

There are browser icons in the upper right hand corner of the PhPStorm IDE, but when I click on one of them, it doesn't bring me to the right page on the ClearOS host. I'm not sure how to configure this, if it configurable. Is this possible?

Also, is there a way for me to "debug", so I can step through the code? I think/hope this will help me with my development and learning efforts. I would really appreciate any guidance you can provide. Thanks!

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