WebMatrix Suggestions

We’re looking for your feature ideas to make WebMatrix more awesome! One idea per entry, please.

To make WebMatrix better, I suggest you ...

You've used all your votes and won't be able to post a new idea, but you can still search and comment on existing ideas.

There are two ways to get more votes:

  • When an admin closes an idea you've voted on, you'll get your votes back from that idea.
  • You can remove your votes from an open idea you support.
  • To see ideas you have already voted on, select the "My feedback" filter and select "My open ideas".
(thinking…)

Enter your idea and we'll search to see if someone has already suggested it.

If a similar idea already exists, you can support and comment on it.

If it doesn't exist, you can post your idea so others can support it.

Enter your idea and we'll search to see if someone has already suggested it.

  1. Auto Recognition of CMS Type on Open as a website in WebMatrix

    It would be good if for example i download WordPress, or Joomla or ... have a site that is made in WordPress already for Webmatrix to automatically converts it to WordPress project when i open it so the folders are locked, wordpress intelli sense and all other stuff. This isn't possible with current projects just when you install new one from gallery.

    69 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    Check!
    (thinking…)
    Reset
    or sign in with
    • facebook
    • google
      Password icon
      I agree to the terms of service
      Signed in as (Sign out)
      You have left! (?) (thinking…)
      5 comments  ·  Publish  ·  Admin →
    • PostgreSQL support

      In addition to the MySQL support, it would be great, if WebMatrix would support PostgreSQL databases too.

      126 votes
      Vote
      Sign in
      Check!
      (thinking…)
      Reset
      or sign in with
      • facebook
      • google
        Password icon
        I agree to the terms of service
        Signed in as (Sign out)
        You have left! (?) (thinking…)
        0 comments  ·  Databases  ·  Admin →
      • Host mysql database

        It would be great if I could just create and host a mysql database right from webmatrix without third-party programs.

        9 votes
        Vote
        Sign in
        Check!
        (thinking…)
        Reset
        or sign in with
        • facebook
        • google
          Password icon
          I agree to the terms of service
          Signed in as (Sign out)
          You have left! (?) (thinking…)
          Under Review  ·  0 comments  ·  Databases  ·  Admin →
        • SQl server login

          This is great stuff, but no options with SQl server logins, i mean choosing login users.

          8 votes
          Vote
          Sign in
          Check!
          (thinking…)
          Reset
          or sign in with
          • facebook
          • google
            Password icon
            I agree to the terms of service
            Signed in as (Sign out)
            You have left! (?) (thinking…)
            Under Review  ·  1 comment  ·  Databases  ·  Admin →
          • dark themes issue in webmatrix ?

            http://webmatrix.uservoice.com/forums/128313-webmatrix-suggestions/suggestions/2899271-it-s-look-like-light-is-gone-when-i-am-using-webma

            I have a idea on dark themes in webmatrix. When I open the site (high contrast mode) then If I reset the themes it's look fine after reset.

            I thing if webmatrix itself do this by checking high contrast mode then it's will be fine to working on high contrast themes in webmatrix.

            4 votes
            Vote
            Sign in
            Check!
            (thinking…)
            Reset
            or sign in with
            • facebook
            • google
              Password icon
              I agree to the terms of service
              Signed in as (Sign out)
              You have left! (?) (thinking…)
            • TypeScript intellisense

              WebMatrix is great and TypeScript intellisense would make it even better. Coloring is here, but without code completion it hardly can claim TypeScript support.

              294 votes
              Vote
              Sign in
              Check!
              (thinking…)
              Reset
              or sign in with
              • facebook
              • google
                Password icon
                I agree to the terms of service
                Signed in as (Sign out)
                You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                3 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Admin →
              • Add support for markdown files

                markdown - very popular format for documentation. It would be convenient to edit projects like NuGet Docs or Orchard Docs without VS. I think it would add WebMatrix popularity among developers.

                60 votes
                Vote
                Sign in
                Check!
                (thinking…)
                Reset
                or sign in with
                • facebook
                • google
                  Password icon
                  I agree to the terms of service
                  Signed in as (Sign out)
                  You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                • split editor window

                  possibility to split editor window to double file view or read two files

                  28 votes
                  Vote
                  Sign in
                  Check!
                  (thinking…)
                  Reset
                  or sign in with
                  • facebook
                  • google
                    Password icon
                    I agree to the terms of service
                    Signed in as (Sign out)
                    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                  • copy sql statement to clipboard

                    right click on table > copy to clipboard >
                    - short name
                    - long name
                    - insert statement
                    - update .....

                    6 votes
                    Vote
                    Sign in
                    Check!
                    (thinking…)
                    Reset
                    or sign in with
                    • facebook
                    • google
                      Password icon
                      I agree to the terms of service
                      Signed in as (Sign out)
                      You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                      0 comments  ·  Databases  ·  Admin →
                    • Please add support for SFTP

                      If we are trying to pull PHP devs who work on Linux/Solaris in a corp environment support for ssh is a must. I need to be able to connect webmatrix to my remote systems. FTP is forbidden plain and simple. The fact that it is encouraged through an IDE is down right neglagent on MS part!

                      379 votes
                      Vote
                      Sign in
                      Check!
                      (thinking…)
                      Reset
                      or sign in with
                      • facebook
                      • google
                        Password icon
                        I agree to the terms of service
                        Signed in as (Sign out)
                        You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                        27 comments  ·  Publish  ·  Admin →
                      • Multi Monitor Support

                        It would be great if there was a Multi Monitor Support like in Visual Studio 2010.

                        123 votes
                        Vote
                        Sign in
                        Check!
                        (thinking…)
                        Reset
                        or sign in with
                        • facebook
                        • google
                          Password icon
                          I agree to the terms of service
                          Signed in as (Sign out)
                          You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                          1 comment  ·  Admin →
                        • Ruby on Rails

                          In addition to PHP, support for Ruby (and Rails) would be awesome!

                          466 votes
                          Vote
                          Sign in
                          Check!
                          (thinking…)
                          Reset
                          or sign in with
                          • facebook
                          • google
                            Password icon
                            I agree to the terms of service
                            Signed in as (Sign out)
                            You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                            3 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Admin →
                          • WebMatrix.Data.Database Query and Execute methods need overloaded versions with Command Timeout.

                            The WebMatrix.Data dll as wrapper over ADO.Net is perfect in all kinds of applications to simplify coding. I use it in Visual Studio for MVC, WCF, WPF applications etc. It really needs a way to set command timeout in WebMatrix or anything else you can dream up.

                            83 votes
                            Vote
                            Sign in
                            Check!
                            (thinking…)
                            Reset
                            or sign in with
                            • facebook
                            • google
                              Password icon
                              I agree to the terms of service
                              Signed in as (Sign out)
                              You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                            • FTPS Support

                              Please add FTPS and FTPES support

                              http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FTPS

                              73 votes
                              Vote
                              Sign in
                              Check!
                              (thinking…)
                              Reset
                              or sign in with
                              • facebook
                              • google
                                Password icon
                                I agree to the terms of service
                                Signed in as (Sign out)
                                You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                1 comment  ·  Publish  ·  Admin →
                              • Have a ignore files setting in the Publish wizard

                                It would be nice to be able to easily exclude certain files when publishing, like for example web.config. But it could also be other kinds of files and folders (.git , .svn).

                                164 votes
                                Vote
                                Sign in
                                Check!
                                (thinking…)
                                Reset
                                or sign in with
                                • facebook
                                • google
                                  Password icon
                                  I agree to the terms of service
                                  Signed in as (Sign out)
                                  You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                • Webmatrix for tablet (Windows 8, Android and iPad)

                                  Version of webmatrix for other platforms workinqg in te cloud (i.e. Windows Azure)

                                  26 votes
                                  Vote
                                  Sign in
                                  Check!
                                  (thinking…)
                                  Reset
                                  or sign in with
                                  • facebook
                                  • google
                                    Password icon
                                    I agree to the terms of service
                                    Signed in as (Sign out)
                                    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                    Under Review  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin →
                                  • right click "format code" and right click "comment/uncomment code" options

                                    this could be easy to implement. another ideas is to allow us to customize right click context menu ourselves.

                                    168 votes
                                    Vote
                                    Sign in
                                    Check!
                                    (thinking…)
                                    Reset
                                    or sign in with
                                    • facebook
                                    • google
                                      Password icon
                                      I agree to the terms of service
                                      Signed in as (Sign out)
                                      You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                    • hide all functions

                                      a command to minimize/maximize all functions

                                      -option to start editor with all functions minimized instead of maximized

                                      7 votes
                                      Vote
                                      Sign in
                                      Check!
                                      (thinking…)
                                      Reset
                                      or sign in with
                                      • facebook
                                      • google
                                        Password icon
                                        I agree to the terms of service
                                        Signed in as (Sign out)
                                        You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                        Under Review  ·  0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Admin →
                                      • Sort alphabetically by priority code css

                                        CSScomb

                                        Tool for sorting CSS properties in specific order. Contribute to CSScomb development by creating an account on GitHub.
                                        http://github.com/miripiruni/CSScomb

                                        16 votes
                                        Vote
                                        Sign in
                                        Check!
                                        (thinking…)
                                        Reset
                                        or sign in with
                                        • facebook
                                        • google
                                          Password icon
                                          I agree to the terms of service
                                          Signed in as (Sign out)
                                          You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                          1 comment  ·  Editor  ·  Admin →
                                        • wysiwyg

                                          Not everybody is Cody Goldy..
                                          Please let me see what I get, drag and drop stuff.
                                          If I got a picture I put it where I want it, I got some Lorem Ipsum I copy/paste it.

                                          51 votes
                                          Vote
                                          Sign in
                                          Check!
                                          (thinking…)
                                          Reset
                                          or sign in with
                                          • facebook
                                          • google
                                            Password icon
                                            I agree to the terms of service
                                            Signed in as (Sign out)
                                            You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                          ← Previous 1 3 4 5 21 22
                                          • Don't see your idea?

                                          WebMatrix Suggestions

                                          Feedback and Knowledge Base