There are different software for Minecraft servers, and each software has different plugins, and places to find them.

The software we will cover in this article for Bedrock -

PocketMine-MP
Nukkit

The software we will cover in this article for Java -

Bukkit
Spigot and Paper
Bungeecord

PocketMine-MP

To get PocketMine-MP plugins, you can visit the website - https://poggit.pmmp.io/plugins You can search for plugins by Author, search in categories, and in API versions. When you find a plugin you like, you can download the file for it.

PocketMine-MP plugins have a .phar extension to the file you download.

Nukkit

To get Nukkit plugins, you can visit the website - https://cloudburstmc.org/resources/ You can search for plugins under the Nukkit category, and also find plugins based on Most popular, recently reviewed, and authors. When you find a plugin you like, you can download the file for it.

Nukkit plugins have a .jar extension to the file you download.

Bukkit

To get Bukkit plugins, you can visit the website - https://dev.bukkit.org/bukkit-plugins You can search for plugins and sort them by most popular, last updated, date created, etc. You can also search for plugins specific to a server version. You can even search for plugins based on their caetgory! When you find a plugin you like, you can download the file for it.

Bukkit plugins have a .jar extension to the file you download.

Spigot/Paper

Both spigot and paper plugins can be found in the same website. The website is - https://www.spigotmc.org/resources/categories/spigot.4/ You can search for plugins and sort them by ratings, downloads, alphabetically, etc. You can also search for plugins based on their category.
The website has a paid section where you can buy plugins for your server, you can visit that section here - https://www.spigotmc.org/resources/categories/premium.20/. When you find a plugin you like, you can download the file for it.

Spigot/Paper plugins have a .jar extension to the file you download. Spigot/Paper plugins can also be downloaded from bukkit's website!

Bungeecord

Bungeecord plugins are found at - https://www.spigotmc.org/resources/categories/bungee-proxy.3/ These plugins are ones that are installed on the proxy server ( i.e. the bungee server ).
For plugins that are installed on the backend server ( i.e. non-bungee server ), you can view those in this section - https://www.spigotmc.org/resources/categories/bungee-spigot.2/
You can search for plugins and sort them by ratings, downloads, alphabetically, etc. You can also search for plugins based on their category. When you find a plugin you like, you can download the file for it.

Both bungeecord proxy and spigot plugins have a .jar extension to the file you download.

Installing your plugins

For PocketMine-MP, you upload your plugins to the plugins folder using our web FTP or sFTP! Plugin data is saved in the plugin_data folder

For Nukkit, you upload your plugins to the plugins folder using our web FTP or sFTP! Plugin data is saved in the plugins folder itself.

For Bukkit, you upload your plugins to the plugins folder using our web FTP or sFTP! Plugin data is saved in the plugins folder itself.

For Spigot/Paper, you upload your plugins to the plugins folder using our web FTP or sFTP! Plugin data is saved in the plugins folder itself.

For Bungeecord Proxy plugins, you upload your plugins to the plugins folder using our web FTP or sFTP on the proxy server! Plugin data is saved in the plugins folder itself. You only need to install the plugin on the proxy server for the plugin to work

For Bungeecord Spigot plugins, you upload your plugins to the plugins folder using our web FTP or sFTP on the backend server you want to install it on. If the backend server is set as a server in the proxy server's config.yml, then the plugin will interact with the proxy

Once you've uploaded the plugins you want for your servers, just restart the server in order to generate the files for the plugin and it will be installed!
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