IntelliJ IDEA Plugins
A Plugin is a software which adds a specific feature to an existing application program. In IntelliJ IDEA, Plugins are the extension to its core functionalities. More plugins provide more features to our application but it is not good for perfomance. As more as plugins installed in the IDE, it reduces the performance of the IDE.
Categories of Plugins
In IntelliJ IDEA, plugins can be categorized into the following categories:
Download and Install Repository Plugin
1. Go to File -> Setting -> Plugins. A window will open.
2. Click Install JetBrains Plugins or Browse Repository Button. New window will open.
3. Right-click the required plugin and select Download and Install.
4. Confirmation dialog box opens, Install the selected plugin.
5. Close and then Restart IntelliJ IDE.