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Yext Functions are custom typescript functions that can be used to augment built-in Yext functionality with your own custom logic. A plugin is a collection of functions that is deployed to Yext.

These Functions will be hosted and run within Yext, so you do not need worry about managing a server or runtime environment.

Under the hood, Functions use Deno as their runtime. Deno is very similar to Node but has a few differences. For more information, see the Deno documentation .

This guide will teach you how to set up Deno on your local machine and do local function development.