# Publish to npm
To publish a Build Plugin to npm, follow npm’s documentation for contributing packages to the registry.
Be sure to add the following properties to your plugin’s
nameshould start with
@scope/netlify-plugin-example). It should match the plugin
namefield. It is recommended for the plugin repository to be named like this as well.
keywordsshould contain the
netlify-pluginkeywords. The same applies to GitHub topics. This helps users find your plugin.
bugsshould be defined. Those are displayed to users when an error occurs inside your plugin.
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