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Which features offers AdvancedMotd to you?

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With AdvancedMotd you are able to change the message of the day (MOTD) of your server in the server list in game. You can also add more than one MOTD, one of these will be randomly choosen for displaying in the server list. AdvancedMotd offers you the opportunity to display the player name who is viewing the server list in the server motd.

German / Deutsch

Mit AdvancedMotd kannst du die Server-MOTD (message of the day / Nachricht des Tages), die in der Serverliste angezeigt wird, ingame, zur Laufzeit des Servers, ändern. Außerdem kannst du mehr als eine MOTD bestimmen, in diesem Fall wird eine Nachricht zufällig angezeigt. Desweiteren besteht die Möglichkeit, den Namen des Spielers, der die Serverliste aufruft, in der MOTD anzuzeigen.

Installation & configuration


  1. Download the latest released version of AdvancedMotd!
  2. Drag the AdvancedMotd.jar file and drop it into your plugins-folder!
  3. Reload or restart your server!


First open the config.yml in the AdvancedMotd-folder in your plugins-folder. You can use all default color codes with &, example: &c Text. &u for underlined text, &s for striketrough, &i for italic text.

save ip-addresses: true #Save IP-addresses to assign these to players to display the player names in the motd
player name variable: '%p' #This placeholder will be replaced with the name of viewing player.
default player name: Minecraftler #used name if there is no player assigned to an IP
- '&4AdvancedMotd &cby &6MrFlieder' #a default motd
- '&aAdvancedMotd &bby &eMrFlieder' #another default motd
- '&6&k|||&r&3&i Welcome, &u&b%p&r&e :) &6&k|||' #another default motd


/advancedmotd, /amodt, /motd[list, add <MOTD>, remove <number>]List set messages, add a new motd, or remove a motd


advancedmotd.commandAccess to the /advancedmotd command

How to format

In your motd's you can use all color codes. For example: &aThis is a green text,&b this is blue!

Additional color codes:

Random color: %rdm


Display player name: %p

Display the amount of online players: %players

Display how many slots does the server have: %slots

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  • Avatar of Sewomer Sewomer Dec 18, 2014 at 01:14 UTC - 0 likes

    Deutsch: Das Plugin mit der Version 1.2.1 funktioniert wunderbar auch mit "Spigot 1.8-R0.1-SNAPSHOT"

    English: The plug-in version 1.2.1 works fine with "Spigot 1.8-R0.1-SNAPSHOT"

  • Avatar of TheEnderWalker TheEnderWalker Nov 21, 2014 at 00:10 UTC - 0 likes

    Where to add plugin's permissions?

  • Avatar of xDizasterCYx xDizasterCYx May 01, 2014 at 15:07 UTC - 1 like

    update to 1.7.9??

    Project "Ender's Infinty" coming soon and aims to be the best RPGMMO minecraft server.

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  • Avatar of MrLizardDogMan MrLizardDogMan Apr 26, 2014 at 14:50 UTC - 0 likes

    No support for &l (bold)?

  • Avatar of lecraeman lecraeman Apr 26, 2014 at 02:28 UTC - 2 likes

    Please add support for \n to do a second line! ZBDHd77a34d6679580b6c8fbf958ec9fa24a

  • Avatar of tobster78 tobster78 Mar 29, 2014 at 01:52 UTC - 0 likes

    Geez. Not even this plugin allows two lines. I guess I should give up trying to find one :l

  • Avatar of greaperc4 greaperc4 Jan 16, 2014 at 15:33 UTC - 0 likes

    @Lionhard98: Go

    I've seen the source and as far as I can see it will show the Other player once, when he connects to the server the name will be changed, if he wants to connect again he will see the updated name.

    regards Greaperc4

  • Avatar of blaster451 blaster451 Dec 29, 2013 at 21:40 UTC - 0 likes

    Could You add /n? int he next update?

  • Avatar of lecraeman lecraeman Dec 10, 2013 at 17:23 UTC - 0 likes

    The \n line break trick does not work with this plugin...can you fix that?

  • Avatar of GeekWithAChick GeekWithAChick Dec 10, 2013 at 15:54 UTC - 0 likes

    How do I set a new line?

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