Obsidian plugins that don’t alter the experience in a major way or have a steep learning curve. These are just nice quality-of-life improvements and features present in competitor products.

  • Iconize: Notion-like folder and file icons in the file tree. I’m using it for decorating my top-level folders.
  • Folder note: Allows a Notion-like hierarchy where a folder is a page in itself.
  • Emoji shortcodes: Turns emoji shortcodes (:book:) into real emojis
  • Natural Language Dates: Insert links to daily notes via @yesterday, @last wednesday, etc.
  • Lapel: Shows a marker next to each heading to quickly distinguish between heading levels