Before you start
Who can use this feature
Anyone with a Figma account can browse the Figma Community.
You will need a Figma account to install plugins or duplicate Community files.
You will need a Community profile to follow profiles, or like files and plugins.
The Figma Community is a space where creators can publish design files and plugins. This allows anyone to follow, share, and support fellow creators.
Members of the Community can:
- Explore by name, tag, category, or recent and trending resources.
- Duplicate and remix Community files.
- Install plugins to adjust objects on the canvas and create more efficient workflows.
- Show your support for creators by liking files and plugins.
- Follow your favorite creators, teams, or Organizations.
Access Figma Community
Discover files, plugins, and creators in the Community page of your Figma account:
- Open the File browser in Figma.
- Click the Community page in the sidebar.
Search, sort and view
To explore resources in the Community:
- Click Feed to view resources from creators you follow (default view).
- Click Explore to browse popular resources in the Community.
- Enter a name, profile handle, or tag and click
- Name (
- Profile handle (
- Tag (
- Name (
- Click on a featured category to explore related resources. Choose from design systems, wireframes, illustrations, icons, typography, mobile design, web design, and UI kits.
- Click to view results for files, plugins and creators. Badges let you know how many results there are for each resource.
- Sort results by trending, recent, or following.
- Click on a file, plugin, or profile to view the resource page.
Follows and likes
Follow individual creators, or follow a team or Organization to stay in the loop. When you follow a creator, Figma will add any files or plugins they share to your For you feed.
Add likes to files and plugins in the Community to show your support. View a member's likes - including your own - on their Community profile.
You will need to have a Community profile to follow creators and like resources.
Community profiles showcase contributions to the Figma Community. Every profile has a unique profile handle:
@figma. The profile handle also forms the URL for that profile:
Creators can personalize their profile with a picture and cover art. They can also add a bio, location, and a link to their website.
You'll need a Community profile to like resources, or follow individuals, teams, or organizations. With Community profiles you can:
- Create profiles for individuals, teams, or organizations.
- Search for profiles by name or handle.
- Share your profile link to with others so they can see your contributions.
- Click on a profile picture to view their Community profile.
- View any files and plugins creators have contributed.
- Follow creators to stay in the loop with an individual's work, as well as resources from inspiring teams and organizations.
Community files are snapshots of design files that creators have shared with the Community. Anyone with a Figma account can duplicate, inspect, and remix Community files.
Community files have an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license. You are free to share and adapt these files, but you must give credit. Learn more about copyright and licensing in the Figma Community →
Every Community file will have a resource page. This lets you view some relevant information about the file. This includes the file name, creator(s), and a description of the file.
Publishers can choose whether the preview on the file page is a file or prototype. You can interact with the file or prototype as you would any regular embed. If the file is a remix, or another member has remixed the file, you'll see a preview of the remixes too.
There are a few ways you can interact with file pages:
- Click ♡ to like the file and show your support.
- Click Duplicate to add a copy of the file to your drafts.
- Click on a tag to explore other files and plugins with that tag.
- Copy the link to the file page, or share the file on Twitter or Facebook.
Figma encourages sharing and iterating on Community files. If you've duplicated a Community file and made it your own, you can also publish this file to the Community.
Figma considers these files a remixes. Figma tracks every remix for better feedback loops and easier attribution. When you publish a remix, Figma will:
- Add an attribution to the file page to show the original file and creator(s).
- Add this file to the remixes section of the original file page.
- Create a remix page when there are more than three remixes of a file.
Tip! If there are more than three remixes of a file, click See all to view all remixes on a dedicated page. Or, click Hide remixes to hide them from the file page.
Plugins are third-party scripts or applications that extend the functionality of an application. In Figma, plugins run in the Editor and let you to perform tasks within files.
Figma's Plugin API → supports both read and write functions. This lets you view and modify existing layers and objects, as well as create new ones.
Use plugins to customize your experience, or create more efficient workflows.
Every plugin will have its own resource page. This lets you view some relevant information about the plugin. This includes the plugin name, creator, and a description of the plugin.
Developers can also personalize their plugin with an icon and cover art. Figma will use the icon to identify the plugin within the Community and in the Editor.
- Click ♡ to like the plugin.
- Click Install to add the plugin to your Figma account.
- Click on a tag to explore other Community files and plugins with that tag.
- Keep track of updates, bug fixes and improvements using the version history.
- Figma is not able to provide support for specific plugins. Reach out to the plugin developer or get help using the support contact.