If you don't have a preferred installation method, pathogen.vim is quick and simple. With pathogen.vim installed, run the following commands:
cd ~/.vim/bundle git clone https://github.com/StanAngeloff/php.vim.git
A list of extension names (lowercase) for which built-in functions, constants, classes and interfaces is enabled / disabled.
Syntax highlighting can be configured to distinguish groups by overriding the defaults. For example, all code in PHP comments is highlighted as
phpComment, however there are pieces you can tweak, e.g., how
There are many groups you can choose from. Here is how you can override PHP
$parameters in comments to appear in a different group:
" Put at the very end of your .vimrc file. function! PhpSyntaxOverride() hi! def link phpDocTags phpDefine hi! def link phpDocParam phpType endfunction augroup phpSyntaxOverride autocmd! autocmd FileType php call PhpSyntaxOverride() augroup END
When you install
php.vim using your preferred installation method, all the files needed are already in place.
The project comes with a Dockerfile which can be used to rebuild the syntax file.
docker build -t stanangeloff/php.vim . docker run --rm -i -v "$PWD":/var/php -t stanangeloff/php.vim > /tmp/php.vim && cat /tmp/php.vim | sed 's/\x0D$//' > syntax/php.vim docker rmi stanangeloff/php.vim