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I just installed web-mode. It works, but the indentation seems to be set to 4 spaces by default. How does one properly set it to 2 spaces?

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According to the web-mode documentation, you can do that with the following:

(defun my-web-mode-hook ()
  "Hooks for Web mode."
  (setq web-mode-markup-indent-offset 2)
)
(add-hook 'web-mode-hook  'my-web-mode-hook)

You can also set values for web-mode-css-indent-offset for CSS, and web-mode-code-indent-offset Javascript, Java, PHP, etc.

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    It might be better to customize-group web-mode and set this. Dec 26, 2017 at 23:23
  • @ChristianStewart or even better, do it with use-package
    – DomQ
    May 7, 2020 at 15:49
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With use-package:

(use-package web-mode
  :custom
  (web-mode-markup-indent-offset 2)
  (web-mode-css-indent-offset 2)
  (web-mode-code-indent-offset 2))

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