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Minecraft Server Management - The Basics
This article aims to teach the basics of running a Minecraft server on WitherHosting! Getting Started: Turning on your server: To turn on your server, navigate to witherpanel, select your server and click the "Start" button as seen below: On first run,
How to find and install plugins for your minecraft server
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 y
How to Upload a Custom World to your Server
In this article, we learn how to upload custom worlds. We'll go over uploading a custom world per device type. It's recommended to get the software WinRAR so that you can zip your files so uploads can happen faster Java Edition To get your local worlds for Java edition, you need to first navigate to the directory where your files are stored. Windows Press Win+R, type %appdata%.minecraftsaves and press Ok. MacOS Open Finder then paste: ~/Library/Application Support/minecraft in t
How to install and use GeyserMC
In this article, we will guide you how to install and use the GeyserMC plugin on your, a bridge between java and bedrock, allowing bedrock players to connect to java servers. If you want to install Geyser for BungeeCord, you only need to install the plugin on the proxy server, following this similar guide then all the target servers will have geyser implemented. Getting started To begin, you can first download the plugin file from https://ci.opencollab.dev//job/GeyserMC/job/Geyser/job/mast
How to add resource packs to your server
In this article, we will learn how to add resource packs to your minecraft server! We will go over each specific game type, paper, pmmp/nukkit, vanilla bedrock, and as well as adding packs to your geysermc server. If you want to go to a specific section in this article, click the links below Sections covered in this article - Paper PMMP/Nukkit Vanilla Bedrock Geyser Paper Installing a resource pack in papermc is rat
How to install mods/modpacks on your server
In this article, you'll learn how to add mods and/or modpacks to your server! This is available only with forge enhanced servers, so make sure you're on that! We will check out how to install a mod first, and then how to install a modpack next! Inst
Which Bedrock Software is for you?
PocketMine-MP Unlike the other two software PocketMine-MP is written using PHP. It was the first form of server software for the Minecraft Bedrock community and is currently one of the most used. The Advantages of PocketMine Since it is the most popular as well as the oldest, it has a lot of public plugins which you can use. Compared to the other two softwares, PocketMine is not RAM heavy. This means PocketMine uses more CPU rather than RAM. For newer developers, there is a great
How to optimize your Minecraft Server and read Timings
Software that this applies for: Paper and any of its forks Software that this doesn't apply for: Pocketmine Nukkit Vanilla Bedrock Vanilla Jav
Minecraft Server Management - Vanilla Commands
In this guide, you'll learn how to use vanilla commands in minecraft. These are default commands, provided by mojang. We will see commands for Java, and for Bedrock. We won't list all important ones, but just the ones that are most important. Note that some commands may not work on Java/Bedrock, so always make sure to check the available commands in your server with /help ! /ban - Ban a player. Syntax - /ban username Example - /ban QuickestRhyme /ban-ip - Ban an IP ad
How to setup and use BungeeCord
What is BungeeCord? BungeeCord is a software used to allow users to easily create a network of servers. You can learn more about it here: https://www.spigotmc.org/wiki/bungeecord/.
How to reset world and/or player data
In this article, you'll learn how to reset your worlds and/or player data on your server, if you ever want to reset players inventories, or restart your world. The process is fairly simple for each server software, so let's dive right into it! Java based servers There will be 3 folders in the root directory of your server, namely world, world_nether, and world_the_end. It may be different if you have a custom world. The world folder is for the overworld, the world_nether folder is for
How to add addons to your Bedrock Server
Installing Addons on Vanilla BDS In this article, we'll be going over adding addons to your Vanilla Bedrock Server. Dowloading the addon We'll be using mswp.mcaddon from mcpedl.com for this tutorial. Importing the addon to your Minec
How to schedule auto-restarts for your server
Servers need regular restarts to stay running smoothly and in this article you will learn how to create an auto restart using our tasks system! Log into your panel here, and click on the server you want to add the auto restart to. Once you are on the server, you are going to want to click on "Schedules" !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/help
How to protect and make your Minecraft Server more secure
This guide is to explain the different ways you can protect your minecraft servers from in-game botting attacks, to hackers rejoining on alts, to preventing backend server access. We will go over the following points - Protect your servers from being botted Protect your backend servers connected to a proxy Protect your servers from VPN joins Protect your servers from hackers Protect your server from being DDoSed General protection practices Protecting your server from being bott
Most common errors - an encyclopedia
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Which Java software is for you?
Vanilla Software (made by Mojang): This will offer you the full vanilla gameplay aspects but not supporting plugins from Spigot or elsewhere. However, it does support vanilla data packs which can offer some extra functionality. It runs on Java and is only recommended for a small SMP server with friends as if this is used for a bigger/public SMP, it's not well optimized and will have no support for AntiCheat plugin
How to install and setup dynmap
In this article, you'll learn how to install and setup dynmap on your server. It's a simple process, so let's get started! Installing the plugin Now, we will install the dynmap plugin. Get it here - https://www.spigotmc.org/resources/dynmap.274/ and upload
How to change your Level Type
In this guide, we'll learn how to change your level type between the different level types you can switch to! We will also explain what each level type means. Let's get started! First, make sure you're on our panel, https://witherpanel.com/ . Then, go to the server you want to manage. Once you're there, head over to the File Manager, and then open the file server.properties. !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/14
How to setup a WaterdogPE proxy
How to setup a Waterdog PE proxy: What you will need: A server to install the proxy on 2 or more servers to link to the proxy, otherwise it is pointless. These servers can be running any bedrock software, aslong as its compatible with having xbox auth (offline mode), disabled. This is needed for the proxy to work. Don't wor
How to add datapacks to your server
A fun way to change up the Minecraft vanilla gameplay experience is to use some datapacks. In this guide, we will show you how to add a datapack to your server. Please note that datapacks are a Java edition feature only. How to add datapacks to a Java edition server Downloading: Download your datapack from a trusted site. M
How to add behaviour packs to your server
In this article, we will go through adding a behaviour pack to your Minecraft Bedrock server! It does not apply for java edition. Let's get started! Getting our Behaviour Packs There are a lot of places you can get behaviour packs from. We are going to choose https://minecraftpe-mods.com/ for this tutorial. We will download this for the tutorial.
How to setup Rcon for your Minecraft Server
In this guide, we will explain how to setup RCON for your minecraft server. It is best used when you are managing a server's console wihout needing to access the panel. Let's get started! First, download the RCON software needed from https://sourceforge.net/projects/mcrcon/files/latest/downloa