Plugins are third-party scripts or applications that extend the functionality of an application. Use plugins to customize your experience or create more efficient workflows in Figma design files.
Each plugin has a listing with information about the plugin, including instructions for use and a detailed version history.
Interested in making plugins for Figma? Figma's Plugin API supports both read and write functions, allowing you to view and edit existing layers as well as create new ones.
Browse the Community on desktop or mobile to explore Community files. Open the workspace switcher and select Community or visit figma.com/community.
Search for specific plugins by keyword or category, explore popular plugins, or find plugin from creators you follow. Select Plugins to filter your results to Community files. Guide to Community →
Click on the plugin name to open the plugin page. From the plugin page you can:
- Install the plugin on your account ↓
- Click ♡ to like the plugin.
- Select tag to explore other Community files and plugins that use the same tag.
- View updates, bug fixes and improvements in the plugin's Version history.
- Reach out to the plugin developer or get help using the Support contact (Figma is not able to provide support for specific plugins).
Install a Plugin
Figma links any plugins you install to your Figma account. When you install a plugin, you will be able to use plugins in files in your drafts, as well as within team files
If you've added profile connections, installing a plugin will install the plugin on your connected accounts.
- Click the Install button in the top-right corner of the listing.
- Figma will add the plugin to your account and the plugin will show as as Installed. Manage installed plugins →
Install a plugin from your search results, from within the Figma Community or via universal search.
- Search for and find the plugin you want to install.
- Click ↓ Install on the plugin.
- Figma will add the plugin to your account.
In the editor
Plugins developers can choose to attach information to the File, layer, or object for future reference. This lets you know what actions the plugin has performed.
When you select that layer, you'll be able to view the details of the plugins in the Plugins section of the right sidebar. From there you can run the plugin, or if you don't have it installed, install it.
- Select the layer that the plugin is attached to.
- Click on the plugin name in the Plugins section. Figma will ask you if you want to install the plugin.
- Once installed, you can run the plugin from the Properties Panel by clicking the plugin name again. Use plugins in the editor →
Note: If the plugin is attached to the entire file, you'll see it in the right sidebar when nothing is selected. To clear your current selection, press the