My Favorite Sublime Text 2 Plugins and Setup

Sublime text 2 is my weapon of choice and the best code editor ever. In this post I’ve shared the plugins and preferences which i use for Front-end and WordPress development.

Theme, Color Scheme & Font

I’m using the most minimalist theme called Flatland Theme and mghDreamweaver color scheme by Max Hegler, this is the perfect Dreamweaver Color scheme for Sublime Text so far i’ve found, highly recommended for users coming from Dreamweaver.

Consolas or PragmataPRO by Fabrizio Schiavi (Premium)



With hayaku you don’t need to remember abbreviations and use cheatsheets. You can write just any way you like the abbreviations to be and Hayaku would try it’s best to guess what you need.

Bracket Highlighter

Bracket Highlighter matches a variety of brackets.


Emmet is a plugin for many popular text editors which greatly improves HTML & CSS workflow.


Enhancements to Sublime Text sidebar. Files and folders.

Sublime Code Intel

Full-featured code intelligence and smart autocomplete engine.

Color Picker

A color picker plugin for Sublime Text 2 (Windows Only).

Sublime Linter

SublimeLinter is a plugin that supports “lint” programs (known as “linters”). SublimeLinter highlights lines of code the linter deems to contain (potential) errors. It also supports highlighting special annotations (for example: TODO) so that they can be quickly located.

Place Holders

This package contains basic HTML placeholder content for Sublime Text 2 e.g. lorem ipsum text, forms, images etc


This is a Sublime Text 2 plugin allowing you to clean and tidy up your HTML code. It uses a version of libtidy, which comes bundled with PHP 5.

PHP Tidy

This is a Sublime Text 2 plugin allowing you to format your PHP code. It uses wp-phptidy, which is a little tool for formatting PHP code to conform the WordPress Coding Standards.

WordPress Package

Sublime Text 2 WordPress Package is a collection of WordPress snippets and autocompletions for Sublime Text 2.

WordPress Dev Plugin

Simple plugin for Sublime Text 2 which adds a few commands that may be handy for people building sites with wordpress.


A plugin that runs CSS through the Prefixr API for Sublime Text 2.

My Sublime Text 2 Preferences

	"bold_folder_labels": true,
	"caret_style": "phase",
	"color_scheme": "Packages/mghDreamweaver/mghDreamweaver/mghDreamweaver.tmTheme",
	"draw_white_space": "none",
	"find_selected_text": true,
	"flatland_square_tabs": true,
	"fold_buttons": false,
	"font_face": "Consolas",
	"font_size": 13,
	"highlight_line": true,
	"highlight_modified_tabs": true,
	"line_padding_bottom": 1,
	"line_padding_top": 1,
	"save_on_focus_lost": true,
	"theme": "Flatland.sublime-theme",
	"translate_tabs_to_spaces": true,
	"trim_trailing_white_space_on_save": true,
	"update_check": false,
	"word_wrap": true

Hope you enjoyed this post, and do share your favorite plugins in the comments section.

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