Plugins are the best way to extend HonKit functionalities (ebook and website). There exist plugins to do a lot of things: bring math formulas display support, track visits using Google Analytic, etc.

How to find plugins?

Plugins can be easily searched on

Search on npm with keywords: gitbook-plugin or honkit-plugin

How to install a plugin?

Once you find a plugin that you want to install, you need to add it to your book.json:

    "plugins": ["myPlugin", "anotherPlugin"]

You can also specify a specific version using: "myPlugin@0.3.1". By default HonKit will resolve the latest version of the plugin compatible with the current HonKit version.

Configuring plugins

Plugins specific configurations are stored in pluginsConfig. You have to refer to the documentation of the plugin itself for details about the available options.