Posted on March 21, 2022
When running a Minecraft server, having to choose between Forge or Fabric mods, or Bukkit plugin can be a difficult task. Hybrid servers can sound promising, but they do have some downsides that are important to be aware of.Read More!
Posted on March 09, 2022
If you run a Minecraft server, you might have come across cryptic errors such as “zip file closed” from various plugins, mods, or even the server itself.Read More!
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 and updated December 20, 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!