Command Signs


Make signs run commands!

CommandSigns allows you to assign any commands to any block making it easier for your players to do their command-based business!

Required Dependency

  • Vault is required for CommandSigns. You can get it here: Vault


  • Run commands from signs or any other block with a single click
  • Signs can have any other text on them, the commands are linked to the sign behind the scenes
  • Elevate user permissions to run any command you choose
  • Restrict who can use the sign and when
  • Activate your CommandSigns with redstone

How To Use

  1. Place a sign (or block) and add any writing you want
  2. Add lines to your clipboard with /commandsigns line<number> <\text or /command>
  3. Right click the block to make it a CommandSign

Basic Tutorial

Advanced Usage (using money and permissions)

Reference Guide

Auto Updating

CommandSigns automatically checks for updates in order to keep your server up to date with the latest bug fixes! You can set CommandSigns to update completely automatically in config.yml, or to manually update, type /commandsigns update.

CommandSigns version reference


Video by luigi_vampa

CommandSigns 1.7.3 Demo

View Source on GitHub Feel free to contribute!

This plugin utilizes Hidendra's plugin metrics system, which means that the following information is collected and sent to

  • A unique identifier
  • The server's version of Java
  • Whether the server is in offline or online mode
  • The plugin's version
  • The server's version
  • The OS version/name and architecture
  • The core count for the CPU
  • The number of players online
  • The Metrics version Opting out of this service can be done by editing plugins/Plugin Metrics/config.yml and changing opt-out to true.

Plugin Metrics


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  • Avatar of NorthFailer NorthFailer Oct 11, 2015 at 12:29 UTC - 0 likes

    @SoulWr3cker: Go

    Add line like this:

    /# pex user name add permission. Use pEX commands by console

  • Avatar of SoulWr3cker SoulWr3cker Sep 01, 2015 at 22:17 UTC - 0 likes

    How to I get it to give people permissions?

  • Avatar of Omanoctoa Omanoctoa Aug 23, 2015 at 13:35 UTC - 0 likes

    I've read through all the comments for this awesome plugin but still can't seem to find anyone providing a solution... I want to send a message to all players within a defined radius when the sign is triggered (specifically, by redstone). Similar to the @a[r=5] operator that you can use on commandblocks. The closest I can get with CommandSigns so far is..

    /cmds 1 /*sudo <player>[r=20] msg <player> Message text here or /cmds 1 .Send message as player

    However, either the command doesn't work, or it broadcasts the message to the entire server/world. I want it to broadcast within a radius. Has anyone figured out a way to make this work, and if not could a variable or condition be created for it?

    Last edited Aug 23, 2015 by Omanoctoa: my terrible grammar-type
  • Avatar of frizzbee30 frizzbee30 Aug 23, 2015 at 08:59 UTC - 0 likes

    Would be great to see some development of this great plugin :(

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  • Avatar of Dillzzzzz Dillzzzzz Aug 21, 2015 at 08:43 UTC - 0 likes

    Just how do you add cooldowns..That's all I need. The description doesn't help me and even the tutorial video doesn't explain it.

    Do I added 'timeinseconds' or {timeinseconds}, does it have to go on the first line? I did /commandsigns line1 timeinseconds 5 which didn't work, I tried /commandsigns line 1 {timeinseconds} 5 and it still didn't work! WHAT DO I DO!?

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  • Avatar of daisyduck1 daisyduck1 Aug 02, 2015 at 22:41 UTC - 0 likes

    @ san2828 It works for me with this command: /#sudo <player> ma join 1

  • Avatar of sam2828 sam2828 Jul 26, 2015 at 04:27 UTC - 0 likes

    A sign with a command and 4 parameters doesn't seem to work (EX: /mobarena join 1). Is it a bug?

    JOIN NOW >><< >><< JOIN NOW

  • Avatar of chris_61 chris_61 Jul 23, 2015 at 13:58 UTC - 0 likes

    Moving to another plugin seen as this seems to be dead and doesn't work anymore when adding scoreboard things /*scoreboard players add <name> TimesCompleted 1

  • Avatar of QubeCraftMC QubeCraftMC Jul 15, 2015 at 09:58 UTC - 0 likes

    Working perfectly fine in 1.8.7 (Spigot)!

    Such a great plugin, you can achieve so much with it. Keep up the updates. I recommend you put the plugin on spigot resources and charge for it, I would happily pay.

  • Avatar of raczek9872 raczek9872 Jul 11, 2015 at 15:46 UTC - 0 likes

    Does it work with 1.8?


Date created
Mar 07, 2012
Last update
Aug 14, 2014
Development stage
GNU General Public License version 3 (GPLv3)
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