PHP Tools for Visual Studio comes with a free 30-day trial license, allowing to use all the features. The trial license is enabled automatically once Visual Studio starts.
You can check the state of the license in
About PHP Tools menu.
Note, enabling the trial license requires an Internet connection.
Obtain License Key
The license key is sent by email immediately after the payment.
Enter License Key
Once you have a obtained the license key, activate your copy of PHP Tools for Visual Studio. The product can be activated from the Visual Studio menu.
- Go to
Activate PHP Tools, and the Activation Dialog will open.
- Paste the license key
Note, when you're offline, the offline activation window will appear, guiding you through the process of offline activation.
To check the status of your maintenance and support subscription, go to
About PHP Tools. What's the maintenance and support subscription?
This window gives you information about your license status, product version and the option to renew your subscription.
Licenses are assigned to individual users and computers upon first activation. In the case a computer is no longer in use, or a user is no longer actively using the license, you can unregister them to free up their seat for another user. Visit the Dashboard in the upper right corner of this web site to do so.
- Create a new user account in the dashboard, or login using available social login.
- In case there is no License Key listed in your Dashnoard, Associate License Key first.
- Navigate to Subscriptions and adjust number of seats, or disable associated seats to free them for new users.