We can install Xdebug via pecl on MacOS with Homebrew. Paste that in terminal.
pecl install xdebug
And see if the php interpreter with Xdebug working:
d8devs@MBP-von-d8devs project % php -v PHP 8.0.8 (cli) (built: Jul 12 2021 02:58:53) ( NTS ) Copyright (c) The PHP Group Zend Engine v4.0.8, Copyright (c) Zend Technologies with Xdebug v3.0.4, Copyright (c) 2002-2021, by Derick Rethans with Zend OPcache v8.0.8, Copyright (c), by Zend Technologies
to correctly configuration Xdebug, locate (or create) section in php.ini file. Finding your currently php.ini location, type this in terminal:
Open the php.ini file.
add it as follows at the last lines of file
; List of h.... ..... ... xdebug.mode = debug xdebug.client = 127.0.0.1 xdebug.idekey = PHPSTORM xdebug.start_with_request = yes