Posted on November 25, 2021
Offline Mode is a feature of Minecraft servers that allows disabling user authentication. It does, however, come with security risks and less software support.Read More!
Posted on September 15, 2021
When running a public Minecraft server, it's vital to understand the main security risks. Giving a server too much access to your machine can allow hackers or other malicious actors to do substantially more damage.Read More!
Posted on April 12, 2021 and updated July 29, 2021
Over the past year, numerous forks of Paper have popped up. The question, though, is should you use a fork of Paper over Paper itself?Read More!
Posted on March 15, 2021
You may have heard rumblings in the community about a Paper 'hard fork'. This article covers what it is and what it means for Paper and the wider Minecraft server community.Read More!
Posted on March 06, 2021
Back in Minecraft 1.13, Mojang added a feature to Minecraft called Data Packs. These are becoming increasingly popular over time, but should you use them over plugins for your Minecraft server?Read More!
Posted on February 18, 2021
Mob or entity stackers are a new craze in the Minecraft server administration space, with claims to massively improve performance. Is this true, though?Read More!
Posted on February 16, 2021 and updated February 16, 2021
Premium plugins are incredibly popular amongst Minecraft servers today, but should you use them instead of free ones?Read More!
Posted on February 08, 2021 and updated June 24, 2021
The Minecraft server plugin ecosystem has changed a lot over the years. This article is an always up to date list of the most useful recommended plugins to have on your Minecraft server.Read More!
Posted on January 28, 2021
There are two separate versions of Minecraft, Java Edition and Bedrock Edition. If you're thinking of starting a Minecraft server, this choice can be a daunting one.Read More!
Posted on December 23, 2020 and updated September 16, 2021
The Minecraft server community has many misconceptions floating around about using MySQL or other databases with plugins, some of which cause servers to perform significantly worse.Read More!
Posted on November 28, 2020 and updated April 27, 2021
There has been a fair amount of talk about how upcoming versions of Java will improve Minecraft. What's coming and how will it change things?Read More!