How to publish a Figma design file update to the Figma Community

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A step by step guide on publishing an update of a Figma design file to the Figma community. This includes changes to the design, thumbnail or release details.

Step One: Share

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Click Share.

Step Two: Select Publish

A screenshot of the Figma Share modal with a highlight on the Publish tab on the top center right.

Click the Publish tab.

Step Three: Publish update

A screenshot of the Figma Share Modal, with the publish tab selected. Highlighted is the Publish update... button on the bottom right.

Click Publish update.

Step Four: Update Details

A screenshot of Figma showing the Publish Design File details modal, with a highlight on the area where you must make the changes that you wish to make to the release details.

Change any details that you wish to update.

If you want to update the thumbnail, you must first delete the old one before uploading a new one.

Step Five: Save

A screenshot of Figma showing the Publish Design File details modal. The details have been updated and we have highlighted the Save button on the bottom right.

When everything looks good, click Save.

Step Six: Verify

A screenshot of the modal that appears when you have successfully published the update. You can share the links on social or copy the link. You can also view the page using a button on the bottom right. Click this to make sure that the changes went through.

Click View Page to confirm that the changes went through.

A screenshot of the updated Figma Design File page on the Community page.

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