ChestShop (iConomyChestShop)

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A simple, yet very powerful system for making physical shops using signs and chests.

It's never been that easy to create shops! With features like shop protection and anti-lag protection, you won't have to worry about your server's economy anymore!

"Just works"! Don't worry about your economy plugin, ChestShop supports all of them with Vault).

The plugin by default submits anonymous stats about your server (player count, plugin/server version and type) to a public statistics website - - in order to provide the developers with usage information. If you wish to opt out, you can do so in the PluginMetrics/config.yml file. It also features an auto-update feature, which can be turned off in the config.

Additional modules for ChestShop:

Using shops

It's easy! Just right-click the sign to buy, left-click to sell. (You can configure the buttons in the config file!)

How to create a shop

Player shop

Place a chest on the ground
Place a sign 1 block away from the chest (for example, above it)
On the sign, write:Sign
First line will be filled by the plugin automatically
Price line is a combination of buy and sell prices. You need to have a price indicator (like 'B' - price that will apply to items BOUGHT by PLAYERS - or 'S' - the SELL price) near the price - the prices are separated by a colon (:)Some of the possible price combinations: "B 5:5 S", "B 5", "S free"
You can find out the name of the item you're holding by doing /iteminfo
For exampleExample sign
A person can buy 64 diamonds for 10 dollars and sell them back for 5 dollars from AcrobotPL

Admin Shop - shop with unlimited items

Firstly, you've got to be sure that you've the ChestShop.admin permission / you are an OP. To make an Admin Shop, simply put "Admin Shop" (configurable in config.yml) on the first line of the sign.


Here is a list of player-made translations: Translation list

Permission nodes

Description*shop creation and buying/selling - it contains:*create all types of shops any item from shop any item to shop
ChestShop.modopen any shop chest, destroy stores
ChestShop.adminopen any shop chest, destroy stores, create admin shops

A full list of permission nodes

Useful tips by players

How not to get bankruptA customisable price table
Alternative price table

Full plugin description

For full plugin description, visit the plugin's thread on Bukkit forums.

Got an error or suggestion?

Simply submit a ticket here!

Has ChestShop helped you or your server?

If you want to thank the team in a more materialistic way, feel free to donate! :)


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  • Avatar of robakus07 robakus07 Dec 21, 2014 at 06:33 UTC - 0 likes

    I've got problem like this:

    [07:33:05 WARN]: java.sql.SQLException: Unable to run insert stmt on object com.Acrobot.ChestShop.Database.Account@9c86c28: INSERT INTO `accounts` (`name` ,`shortName` ,`uuid` ) VALUES (?,?,?) [07:33:05 WARN]: at com.Acrobot.ChestShop.ORMlite.misc.SqlExceptionUtil.create( [07:33:05 WARN]: at com.Acrobot.ChestShop.ORMlite.stmt.mapped.MappedCreate.insert( [07:33:05 WARN]: at com.Acrobot.ChestShop.ORMlite.stmt.StatementExecutor.create( [07:33:05 WARN]: at com.Acrobot.ChestShop.ORMlite.dao.BaseDaoImpl.create( [07:33:05 WARN]: at com.Acrobot.ChestShop.UUIDs.NameManager$ [07:33:05 WARN]: at [07:33:05 WARN]: at [07:33:05 WARN]: at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker( [07:33:05 WARN]: at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$ [07:33:05 WARN]: at [07:33:05 WARN]: Caused by: java.sql.SQLException: [SQLITE_IOERR] Some kind of disk I/O error occurred (disk I/O error) [07:33:05 WARN]: at org.sqlite.DB.newSQLException( [07:33:05 WARN]: at org.sqlite.DB.newSQLException( [07:33:05 WARN]: at org.sqlite.DB.execute( [07:33:05 WARN]: at org.sqlite.DB.executeUpdate( [07:33:05 WARN]: at org.sqlite.PrepStmt.executeUpdate( [07:33:05 WARN]: at com.Acrobot.ChestShop.ORMlite.jdbc.JdbcDatabaseConnection.insert( [07:33:05 WARN]: at com.Acrobot.ChestShop.ORMlite.stmt.mapped.MappedCreate.insert( [07:33:05 WARN]: ... 8 more

  • Avatar of ThePuppySlayer ThePuppySlayer Dec 21, 2014 at 01:33 UTC - 0 likes

    @Acrobot Well in TowelieDOH's situation how do we fix this?

  • Avatar of Acrobot Acrobot Dec 20, 2014 at 19:11 UTC - 0 likes

    @TowelieDOH: Go As you can see, your economy plugin is slow. Thus, ChestShop is slow as well, as it hooks into Vault and, using Vault, into your economy plugin.

  • Avatar of roracle roracle Dec 19, 2014 at 06:27 UTC - 1 like

    Okay guys, I don't know what's going on, but I can say this:

    ChestShop is working perfectly fine for me on Spigot 1.8. I made sure to update to the latest (and remember it's backwards compatible) version of Java from Oracle. If you're using a Linux box based on Ubuntu, remember they ship with IcedTea as their default Java VM. Switching to Oracle Java 8 helped me get rid of the server shop bug where it ran out of money. If you don't know how to set up JRE 8 on your server machine then you should not be running a server. Also install the JDK 8 if you intend on writing plugins.

    I had issues with this and a few other plugins before updating my Java. Everyone please update to Java 8 and see if your problems persist.

    ONE LAST THING: If you're using 1.8 and Essentials, be sure to get the Essentials from Spigot forum regarding the 1.8 update. Bukkit, CraftBukkit & Spigot 1.8

  • Avatar of TowelieDOH TowelieDOH Dec 15, 2014 at 20:13 UTC - 1 like

    Please work on some performance improvements.

  • Avatar of Hephzebah Hephzebah Dec 15, 2014 at 09:41 UTC - 0 likes

    Yesterday updated from 1.7.10 to 1.8 and now the signs are not responding anymore. No error messages in console. I think it has to be with the item ID's.... and there are still around 500 command blocks waiting for me to change the name.... i think thats here the same problem atm :P

  • Avatar of scuroK scuroK Dec 14, 2014 at 21:16 UTC - 0 likes

    Does not work on spigot 1.8. Please update!

  • Avatar of XxBoonexX XxBoonexX Dec 14, 2014 at 17:09 UTC - 0 likes

    Anyway to use Emeralds and money instead of coins? Having a physical economy is awesome, but the plugin i am using ins't updating D:

  • Avatar of titanrat titanrat Dec 14, 2014 at 00:52 UTC - 0 likes

    @roracle: Go

    i have the same problem.

    Latest (1.5.0) version of Vault is installed.

    I try completely reinstall chestshop and it's config.

    /chestshop works without errors in console.

    But i still can't use or create any shops or adminshops.

  • Avatar of roracle roracle Dec 10, 2014 at 06:57 UTC - 0 likes

    @skatesdsq: Go

    Make sure you have vault. Other than that it should be working (with the Admin Shop bug still going strong and no one seems to be addressing it)


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