Top 8 VS Code extension for React Developers

VS Code is mostly used as a code editor or as an IDE when it comes to making apps and websites in React due to its compatibility and adaptability with this framework and also because it provides you with many extensions which can increase your development process.

In this blog, I will list the top 8 VS Code extensions for React developers to make their coding process way more productive.

  1. ESLint

It is an error-finding extension and lets you follow the style guide making our code error-free and stylish. It is basically for beginners so that they can correct the error before running their code.

It has over 16M downloads and four stars.


2. Prettier

Without any doubt, Prettier is the most useful VS Code extension. It allows you to format your code in a good-looking and easy-to-read structure.

It has over 14M downloads and an average rating of four stars


3. Auto Rename Tag

It changes the name of the paired tags like as soon as you rename one tag, it automatically renames the other tag. It works well with HTML and XML tags and can even work in JSX for React components.

It has over 6.3M downloads and an average rating of 3 stars.

Auto-Rename Tag

4. ES7 React/Redux/GraphQL/React-Native snippets

We have already discussed the snippets for React Ts, and we will see some snippets for React Js.

It is an extension that almost every React developer uses. It allows you to efficiently generate syntax and code snippets for React, Redux, Graphql, and React Native.

It has over 3.3M downloads and an average rating of 5 stars.

ES7 React

5. Auto Import

It is an extension for react developers as it auto imports the components or any other modules as the modules are everywhere in the React code.

Currently, it has over 1.6M downloads and an average rating of 4 stars.


6. Typescript React Code Snippets

We all know how handy snippets are, and this extension includes snippets for React with typescript and is very helpful as it saves a bunch of time by not writing the whole blockchain code.

It has over 1.5M downloads and an average rating of 5 stars

Typescript React

7. Import Cost

It is an extension that tells the developers how much their imports are occupying the space mainly React developers as they already have many packages installed for their development.

Like any other extension, it also has oven 1.2M downloads and an average rating of four stars.

Import Cost

8. React Pure to Class

It is an extension that converts the stateless components into class components with which we can have fun.

We can convert the stateless components into class components just by typing React Pure to Class.

Currently, it has over 47K downloads and a rating of 5 stars.

React Pure to Class


These were the most used VS Code extensions, and the reason is that it increases our development process by decreasing the time wasted on hard-coding stuff and mainly in React.

You can read the documentation of every extension from Microsoft Marketplace for more information.

I am a front-end developer from India with over one year of experience in freelancing with skills like Git, HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap 4&5, and React.