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To be able to use repository plugins, you have to download and install such plugins first. After that, you get the ability to update these plugins when appropriate.

When a repository plugin becomes unnecessary, you can disable or uninstall it.

To download and install a repository plugin
  1. Open the Settings dialog.
  2. In the left-hand pane, under IDE Settings, select Plugins.
  3. On the Plugins page that opens in the right-hand part of the dialog, click the Browse repositories button.
  4. In the Browse Repositories dialog that opens, select the required plugin and do one of the following:
    • Click updatePlugin on the dialog toolbar.
    • Select Download and Install from the context menu.

    Note that when looking for the plugin of interest, you can filter the plugin list by category and also to perform a search.

  5. Confirm your intention to download and install the selected plugin.
  6. Click OK in the Browse Repositories dialog.
  7. Click OK in the Settings dialog and restart PhpStorm for the changes to take effect.

Note that the plugin you have installed is automatically enabled. If necessary, you can disable it as described in Enabling and Disabling Plugins.

To update a repository plugin
  1. Open the Settings dialog.
  2. In the left-hand pane, under IDE Settings, select Plugins.
  3. The Plugins page opens in the right-hand part of the dialog. Repository plugins that have newer versions available are highlighted blue. (You may want to click refresh to update the plugin statuses.)

    Select the necessary plugin and do one of the following:

    • Click updatePlugin on the page toolbar.
    • Select Update Plugin from the context menu.
  4. Click OK in the Settings dialog and restart PhpStorm for the changes to take effect.
To uninstall a repository plugin
  1. Open the Settings dialog.
  2. In the left-hand pane, under IDE Settings, select Plugins.
  3. On the Plugins page that opens in the right-hand part of the dialog, select the repository plugin to be uninstalled and do one of the following.
    • Click deletePlugin on the page toolbar.
    • Select Uninstall from the context menu.
  4. Confirm your intention to uninstall the selected plugin.
  5. Click OK in the Settings dialog and restart PhpStorm for the changes to take effect.

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