IntelliJ Platform Plugin SDK Help

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Welcome to the IntelliJ Platform SDK – the primary source of documentation for extending the IntelliJ Platform by creating plugins, custom language support, or building a custom IDE.

Getting Started

Please see Getting Help if you encounter bugs in this guide or require help with missing content.


See Content Updates for the latest changes.

Upgrading your plugin to the latest platform release? Follow Verifying Plugin Compatibility and check Incompatible Changes as well as Notable Changes and Features.


This guide is Open Source and licensed under Apache 2.0 and contributions are very welcome. See also Contributing to the IntelliJ Platform.

Last modified: 30 November 2022