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Since xDebug v3 is controlled by environment variable and runs only then browser sends the header to enable it.

xDebug support

PHP 7.2 and up includes xDebug 3.X and is much faster.
PHP 7.1 and lower has 2.x and runs xDebug on every request and is untested in Docker Mate.

Browser extension

List matches the extensions on xDebug documentation site, but there are also some alternatives available.


Small icon in address bar and settings allow you to set a session-key like PHPSTORM; Also a shortcut is available.


Looks similar to the Firefox Addon


There different ways engage xDebug support from your Browser to your IDE. Please check the documentation from your Editor or IDE.

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