Is it possible to install a plugin to a specific directory e.g. D:\folder instead of the default one .qgis\python\plugin?

Furthermore, can QGIS access plugins from different directories and folders?

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use plugins from various directions

Yes by setting set QGIS_PLUGINPATH



Will load plugins from C:\Temp\

Is it possible to install plugin in specific

You can if you move you whole qgis home directory by starting qgis with the --configpath swtich.

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