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Organize and Optimize: Splitting Visual Studio Code Extension Settings into Multiple Categories

July 22, 2023

I have always been adding my Visual Studio Code extension settings to the contributes.configuration object, but I was missing a way to organize the settings in multiple sections/groups. That way, the end user gets a better overview of all settings grouped by their category. When reading the VSCode contributes.configuration schema documentation, I spotted the following: “This section can either be a single object, representing a single category of settings, or an array of objects, representing multiple categories of settings.

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