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This is a Visual Studio Code snippet extension for generating HTML 5 boilerplate code
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Dinesh Balaji
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Visual Studio Code HTML Boilerplate

This extension provides the standard HTML boilerplate code used in all web applications.


Type 'html5-boilerplate' in an HTML file and select the snippet from the auto suggestion dropdown to get the HTML boilerplate.

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  1. Install Visual Studio Code 0.10.1 or higher
  2. Launch VS Code
  3. Launch the command palette by using Ctrl-Shift-P (Windows, Linux) or Cmd-Shift-P (OSX)
  4. Type in Install Extension and select 'Extensions : Install Extensions'
  5. Type HTML5 Boilerplate
  6. Choose the extension from the drop down
  7. Reload Visual Studio Code


  1. Create a new document
  2. Set the language mode to html
  3. Type html the auto-complete option for html5-boilerplate shows. Select it to generate the boilerplate


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