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I am searching for default location for QGIS 3 Plugin folder

I checked here but could not find :

  • C:\Program Files\QGIS 3.0\apps\qgis\python\plugins
  • C:\Users\Abhijit.qgis2 (cannot locate .qgis3, should it be there ? )
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Go to menu Settings -> User profiles -> Open active profile folder

From there, you can go to python -> plugins. That's the plugin folder for QGIS v3.

On my GNU/Linux machine:

/home/USER/.local/share/QGIS/QGIS3/profiles/default/python/plugins

On a Windows machine:

 C:\Users\USER\AppData\Roaming\QGIS\QGIS3\profiles\default\python\plugins

In those paths, USER will change by yours and default might change as well if you're using another profile.

  • Thanks for the step by step instructions . by any chance is the documentation for new QGIS ready ? any link will help. – Abhijit Gujar Mar 10 '18 at 13:32
  • Plugins directory may not exist so pastable path for current Windows user: %APPDATA%\QGIS\QGIS3\profiles\default\python\ – Pocketsand Apr 11 '18 at 10:47
  • On Mac with QGIS3.6 , it was ~/Library/Application\ Support/QGIS/QGIS3/profiles/default/python/plugins – Dave X Mar 11 at 15:15

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