Webpack has a rich plugin interface. Most of the features within webpack itself use this plugin interface. This makes webpack flexible.

BannerPluginAdd a banner to the top of each generated chunk
ChunksWebpackPluginCreate HTML files with entrypoints and chunks relations to serve your bundles
CommonsChunkPluginExtract common modules shared between chunks
CompressionWebpackPluginPrepare compressed versions of assets to serve them with Content-Encoding
ContextReplacementPluginOverride the inferred context of a require expression
CopyWebpackPluginCopies individual files or entire directories to the build directory
DefinePluginAllow global constants configured at compile time
DllPluginSplit bundles in order to drastically improve build time
EnvironmentPluginShorthand for using the DefinePlugin on process.env keys
EslintWebpackPluginA ESLint plugin for webpack
HotModuleReplacementPluginEnable Hot Module Replacement (HMR)
HtmlWebpackPluginEasily create HTML files to serve your bundles
IgnorePluginExclude certain modules from bundles
LimitChunkCountPluginSet min/max limits for chunking to better control chunking
MinChunkSizePluginKeep chunk size above the specified limit
MiniCssExtractPlugincreates a CSS file per JS file which requires CSS
NoEmitOnErrorsPluginSkip the emitting phase when there are compilation errors
NormalModuleReplacementPluginReplace resource(s) that matches a regexp
NpmInstallWebpackPluginAuto-install missing dependencies during development
ProgressPluginReport compilation progress
ProvidePluginUse modules without having to use import/require
SourceMapDevToolPluginEnables a more fine grained control of source maps
EvalSourceMapDevToolPluginEnables a more fine grained control of eval source maps
SvgChunkWebpackPluginGenerate SVG sprites optimized by SVGO based on your entry point dependencies
TerserPluginUses Terser to minify the JS in your project

For more third-party plugins, see the list from awesome-webpack.

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