For questions about Vim's plugin system. NOT for questions about a specific plugin (use the appropriate plugin-* tag) or questions that may require a plugin.

Plugins can be used to extend and customize Vim's functionality to a considerable extent. The following posts provide an introduction to the plugin system:

The tag should be used for questions about the plugin system in general, and NOT for specific plugins.

Common terms:

  • Vimball - a packaged form of a plugin.
  • Vim Scripts - a repository for many Vim plugins.