Install ServiceStackVS

First we want to install ServiceStackVS Visual Studio extension. The easiest way to do this is to look for it from within Visual Studio by going to Tools->Extensions and Updates and searching the Visual Studio Gallery as seen below.

Optionally it can be downloaded and installed from the VS.NET Gallery

VS.NET Gallery Download

Visual Studio 2019-2022

The latest ServiceStackVS from v3+ includes support for Visual Studio 2019 and 2022:

Visual Studio 2013-2017

If you're still using VS.NET 2017, 2015 or 2013 you can use the earlier VS.NET ServiceStackVS extension:


A limited selection of .NET Framework project templates can also be created inside VS.NET using the previous version of ServiceStackVS VS.NET Extension, however these templates are no longer updated.