Tailwind CSS IntelliSense

The VS Code Tailwind CSS IntelliSense extension is a useful tool for developers who use Tailwind CSS. This extension assists in easily searching for and inserting Tailwind CSS classes, making development tasks more efficient.

Usage

  1. From the list of classes, use the arrow keys to select the desired class, or type the starting characters to filter the list.

  2. To insert the selected class, press the Enter key, or use the Tab key to move to the next class.

  3. Even after inserting a class, hover over the class name with your mouse to see a preview of that class.


Installation

"Import Cost" is a convenient Visual Studio Code extension that helps developers understand the size of their code modules and improve performance. However, it's important to assess whether to use it based on the nature of your project.

  1. Launch Visual Studio Code.

  2. Click the "Extensions" icon (square icon) on the left sidebar.

  3. Enter "Tailwind CSS IntelliSense" in the search bar to find the relevant extension.

  4. Click the extension's installation button to install it.

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Advantages

Explanation

  • Name
    Easy Class Insertion
    Type
    Advantage
    Description

    You can quickly insert classes without the need to memorize or search for Tailwind CSS classes.

  • Name
    Visual Feedback
    Type
    Advantage
    Description

    Preview styles before selecting classes to see which styles will be applied.

  • Name
    Improved Development Speed
    Type
    Advantage
    Description

    Save time writing class names and reduce errors from typos, enabling faster development.

  • Name
    Beginner-Friendly
    Type
    Advantage
    Description

    Provides support for beginners unfamiliar with Tailwind CSS, making it easy to use.

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Disadvantages

Explanation

  • Name
    Difficulty in Customization
    Type
    Disadvantage
    Description

    When using custom classes in Tailwind CSS, IntelliSense might not function correctly.

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