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How to add plugins or mods to my server ?

  • Mods

    • Downloading Mods

      You can download mods from sites such as CurseForge or Minecraft Mods.

    • Installing Mods

      To install the previously downloaded mod/s, you need to navigate to your server files, these can be found in the Servers folder in the instalation directory of mcss, you should see all the available servers, navigate to the one you want to add your mod/s to (The server needs to be Forge to be able to support mods, see here to create one) there should be a folder called mods (If this folder does not exist run the server and look again), simply drag and drop your downloaded mod/s into that folder, restart or start your server and you're done!

  • Plugins

    • Plugin Compatability

      Bukkit (server) Spigot (server) Paper (server) Sponge (server)
      Bukkit (plugin)
      Spigot (plugin)
      Paper (plugin)
      Sponge (plugin)
    • Downloading Plugins

      You can download plugins from sites such as Spigot or Bukkit.

    • Installing Plugins

      To install the previously downloaded plugin/s, you need to navigate to your server files, these can be found in the Servers folder in the instalation directory of mcss, you should see all the available servers, navigate to the one you want to add your plugin/s to (The server needs to be Bukkit, Spigot or Paper to be able to support the relative plugin/s, see this page to create one) there should be a folder called plugins (If this folder does not exist run the server and look again), simply drag and drop your downloaded plugin/s into that folder, restart or start your server and you're done!

  • Datapacks

    • Downloading Datapacks

      You can download datapacks from sites such as Planet Minecraft.

    • Installing Datapacks

      Download the data pack. It should be a .zip file or directory. To use datapacks, your server must be running Minecraft 1.13 or newer. To update a server, see this page. Navigate to your server folder. It can be found in the Servers folder in the instalation directory of mcss, you should see all the available servers, navigate to the one you want to add your datapack/s to. You can also get to this folder directly from MCSS, by clicking Server > Show in file explorer. Open your world/map folder, most often called world, and put your datapacks in the datapacks folder. Restart your server and if the datapack is in the correct format and version it should be enabled. You can verify by typing /datapack list enabled from the console or as a level 3 operator and find an entry named [file/your data pack file/directory name].