Checking Usage Status of Plug-Ins

Article Number:0405

On the "Plug-ins" screen of Kintone Administration, you can check the usage status of plug-ins. This article describes the details of the "Plug-ins" screen and how to find out which app a plug-in is added to.

Details of the screen

The "Plug-ins" screen of Kintone Administration displays the sections listed below. The sections are not displayed if no applicable plug-in exists.

(1) Not Installed
(2) Imported Plug-ins
The "Plug-ins" screen

(1) Not Installed

This section displays plug-ins that are added to apps but are not installed in Kintone. The plug-ins displayed in this section are not capable of being used in apps.

In order to make these plug-ins available in apps, you need to install them in one of the following ways.

  • If Install is displayed in the Status column:
    Click Install.
  • If "Unable to install." is displayed in the Status column:
    Install the plug-in again by importing the plug-in file.

The Apps Need This Plug-in column of a plug-in displays the apps to which the plug-in is added. If you are a Kintone Users & System Administrator, the name of the apps is displayed. When you click an app name, the "App Settings" screen of the app opens.
If you do not have the Kintone Users & System administrative permission, the number of apps to which the plug-in is added is displayed. The name of the apps is not displayed.

(2) Imported Plug-ins

This section displays plug-ins imported from plug-in files.
You can check the version and the description of each plug-in.

If there are apps to which any of these plug-ins are added, the apps are displayed in the Apps Using This Plug-in column.
If you are a Kintone Users & System Administrator, the name of the apps is displayed. When you click an app name, the "App Settings" screen of the app opens.
If you do not have the Kintone Users & System administrative permission, the number of apps to which the plug-in is added is displayed. The name of the apps is not displayed.

Finding out which app a plug-in is added to

If there are apps to which a plug-in is added, they are displayed in the plug-in's Apps Need This Plug-in column or the Apps Using This Plug-in column on the "Plug-ins" screen.
If you are a Kintone Users & System Administrator, the name of the apps is displayed. When you click an app name, the "App Settings" screen of the app opens.
If you do not have the Kintone Users & System administrative permission, the number of apps to which the plug-in is added is displayed. The name of the apps is not displayed.

Kintone Users & System Administrators can also download a list of plug-ins in CSV format. For details, refer to Downloading List of Plug-Ins in CSV Format.