January 1, 0001

Add Dynmap to Minecraft

Dynmap requires your Minecraft server to be running either Bukkit, Spigot, or PaperMC. A server set up with the official Minecraft server will not work. This guide is for installing Dynmap on PaperMC but setting it up Bukkit and Spigot should be similar. If you don’t have PaperMC server setup, check out this guide: Setup a PaperMC Minecraft Server . Step 1. Download Dynmap Click here and download the latest version of Dynmap by clicking on the download button next to the version. Read more

January 1, 0001

Fixing "Unknown host" in Minecraft Java

You’ve setup your server with playit.gg and are ready to play. You or another player might be getting the Unknown host this error when trying to connect. This error happens because the computer asks your ISP (Internet Service Provider), what the IP is, and the ISP is silly and reports it being unknown. The Fix You need to update your computer DNS server. How to update the DNS depends on what operating system you’re running. Read more

January 1, 0001

Fixing timeout errors with Minecraft

When hosting a server from home, you may notice that some players get kicked due to timeout. This happens when the minecraft server is unable to provide data to the player fast enough. There are two ways to fix / improve this: Increase your upload speed & reliability. Are you on WiFi? Use an Ethernet cable, most internet performance issue are due to bad WiFi. Unless you have the latest WiFi 6 router and are on 5Ghz with line of sight, Ethernet is the best way to go when hosting a server at home. Read more

January 1, 0001

Setup a PaperMC Minecraft Server

PaperMC is a Minecraft server based on Spigot with extra performance improvements. It also supports Spigot Plugins like dynmap ! Step 1. Download PaperMC Click here to visit the PaperMC Download page. Click the latest build (highlighted in red in the below image) to begin the download. Step 2. Setup run.bat for PaperMC Move the downloaded paper-VERSION.jar file into your minecraft server folder (if you don’t have one, just create a new folder called minecraft-server somewhere you can easily find). Read more