How To Open Lightning Web Components Without VS Code In Salesforce?

In this post, we will discuss about how to open Lightning Web Components without VS code In salesforce?.

Currently, there is no direct way to view the LWC code from your browser (developer console). We can view the compiled version of the code through view source in browser however if we want to have the raw version of file we have to go by other way which I am going to discuss in this post.

Requirement Overview

  • View/Edit lightning web component in salesforce org without using Visual Studio Code.

Solution Approach

You can approach this requirement using a chrome extension available as Salesforce advance Code searcher.

It provides the flexibility to view and edit a lightning web component(html,css,js) file available in salesforce org.


First of all, you have to add the above extension to your chrome browser and I guess you have already performed this activity. After adding, you can go to set up home, and then you are asked to authorise your org. Once you are authorised you will land here pasted below.

How To Open Lightning Web Components Without VS Code In Salesforce?


Do not forget to bookmark this useful chrome extension to solve our pain point. You can also retrieve your Lightning web component in your Visual Studio Code and make updates and later push it to the org.

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Adil Ansari

Md.Adil is a Senior Salesforce developer, a Computer Science graduate working on the Salesforce platform and providing customer solutions using as a Salesforce consultant/developer. He is the founder of SalesforceBitsandBytes blogging site. He shares unique real time posts on different Salesforce implementations, the source code available on this SalesforceBitsandBytes blog is fully tested in the development environment.

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