File | Settings | Plugins
The Plugins page shows the list of installed plugins. Use the check boxes next to plugin names to enable or disable them.
Type the string to be found.
As you type, the list of plugins changes: only the plugins whose names and descriptions contain the specified string are shown.
If you want PhpStorm to memorise a search string, press Enter.
To bring the plugins list back to its initial state, delete the text in the search box or click .
To access the list of memorized search strings, click .
Use this drop-down list to specify which plugins you want to be displayed. The following options are available:
If you want to add sorting by plugin status, click and
As a result, disabled plugins will be displayed at the end of the list.
This option is also available from the context menu.
|Install JetBrains plugin||Click this button to open the Browse JetBrains Plugins dialog to download and install plugins from the JetBrains repository.|
|Browse repositories||Click this button to open the Browse Repositories dialog to work with plugin repositories (to download and install repository plugins, manage enterprise plugin repositories, etc.).|
|Install plugin from disk||Click this button to install a plugin available locally. Select the file that implements the required plugin in the dialog that opens.|
Context menu commands
|Reload List of Plugins||Use this command to check if newer versions of installed plugins are available (see Colors for plugin statuses).|
|Sort by | Status||
Use this command to sort plugins by their status.
When this option is turned on, disabled plugins are shown at the end of the list, after the enabled plugins.
|Update Plugin||For repository plugins: use this command to download and install a newer version of the selected plugin (if available). See Colors for plugin statuses.|
For plugins that are not bundled with the IDE:
use this command to uninstall the selected plugin.
Alternatively, the Uninstall button in the plugin description area can be used.
Colors for plugin statuses
The names of plugins are shown in different colors depending on their status.
|Black||"Normal" plugin status. For a repository plugin: the plugin version is up-to-date.|
|Red||One of the following:
|Blue||For a repository plugin: a newer version of the plugin is available.|
|Green||For a repository plugin: the plugin has been downloaded and installed, but has not been activated yet (PhpStorm needs to be restarted).|
|Gray||The plugin has been uninstalled, but the changes have not taken effect yet (PhpStorm needs to be restarted).|