Mattermost Outline plugin allows you to search your teams documents.



In Mattermost 5.16 and later, this plugin is included in the Plugin Marketplace which can be accessed from Main Menu > Plugins Marketplace. You can install the plugin and then configure it via the Plugin Marketplace “Configure” button.

In Mattermost 5.13 and earlier, follow these steps:

  1. Go to to download the latest release file in zip or tar.gz format.
  2. Upload the file through System Console > Plugins > Management, or manually upload it to the Mattermost server under plugin directory. See documentation for more details.


Step 1: Retrieve outline API Key

  1. Go to

Step 2: Configure plugin in Mattermost

  1. Go to System Console > Plugins > Outline and fill the form
  2. Go to Plugins Marketplace > Outline > Configure > Enable Plugin and click Enable to enable the Outline plugin.


This plugin contains only a server portion (no web app).

Use make to build distributions of the plugin that you can upload to a Mattermost server.

$ make