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Gaurav Sinha
Gaurav Sinha

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I made my own VS Code theme in less than an hour, here's how? [Part 2]

Following my Previous Blog :

After designing your theme,

Go to your themes option by following url and download the source code (JSON file) to your device.

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Now, this is the major step where you'll have to replace the current JSON file to the downloaded file.

so keep calm and Let's go!! 🚀
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Open the VSCE Installed folder/ codebase (check out the previous blog) and you'll get a similar list of directories.
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In the themes folder, Replace the Downloaded file from the current file and rename your theme to whatever you want!

Let's Make a .vsix file so that it can be published to visual studio marketplace

  1. open up your terminal

2 follow the command vsce publish, which will make a .vsix file.

Now, go to the visual studio marketplace console.

  1. Add a new extension by clicking + New Extension
  2. Select Visual Studio Code and upload your .vsix file and Publish.

Everything is done!✨

If you don't have an account on,
you can follow their official doc, here's the link:

If you are stuck anywhere in the process, do comment and Like the blog if you find it's helpful :)

Here is my VS Code theme Link :

Happy Theming!✨

Discussion (1)

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Mayanna Oliveira

I like new themes. Thanks!