* AS I AM NOW SUPPORTING MORE THAN JUST BUKKIT WITH DYNMAP, MAIN SUPPORT THREAD IS NOW ON http://www.minecraftforum.net/topic/1543523-dynmap-dynamic-web-based-maps-for-minecraft/- FOR QUICKEST SUPPORT, PLEASE BEGIN USING THIS THREAD *

A Google Maps-like map for your Minecraft server that can be viewed in a browser. Easy to set up when making use of Dynmap's integrated webserver which works out-of-the-box, while also available to be integrated into existing websites running on Apache and the like. Dynmap can render your worlds using different renderers, some suitable for performance, some for high detail.

Components allow you to add/remove functionality to make Dynmap suit your needs. Using the components Dynmap comes supplied with, there is support for chat balloons, web-to-game chat, and configurable markers, areas, and lines.


  • Highly configurable maps per world
  • Real-time updates: maps are kept in sync with your world in real-time, updates are shown while your leave your browser open
  • Players with their faces are visible on the map
  • Chat messages are visible (as balloons or in a chatbox) on the map.
  • Map viewers can chat to players in-game.
  • Current Minecraft time is visible on the map.
  • Current Minecraft weather is visible on the map.
  • WorldGuard, Residence, Towny and Factions regions that can be visible on the map (through corresponding Dynmap-* plugins)
  • Overall highly configurable and customizable.


Copy dynmap-*.jar into your plugins directory. If you are upgrading, delete the previous dynmap-*.jar - you do NOT need to delete the plugins/dynmap directory or its contents.

If you are running a separate webserver (like Apache) you may need to copy the files from 'plugins/dynmap/web/' to a directory in your http-root and follow this guide. When upgrading, make sure you also upgrade the copied files.

First time use

When you start CraftBukkit, you should be able to navigate to http://yourserverip:8123/ in your browser. In case you are running CraftBukkit on the PC you are currently working on, you can navigate to http://localhost:8123/. You should be able to see the players who are in-game. Note that the map is not yet rendered, therefore the background will be black.

If you are planning on using the HD renderer, now would be a good time to do so. Enable 'deftemplatesuffix: hires' in the top of configuration.txt. More information about deftemplatesuffix is available at Base plugin settings.

If you just want to see Dynmap work, use the following command in-game: /dynmap fullrender. The wiki contains more information about commands and permissions. The map should reveal itself gradually in the browser, give it some time. Progress messages indicate that Dynmap is working and will show when the render is completed.



Base plugin settings

World and template configuration

Component configuration

HD Map configuration


Dynmap Add-Ons:

Both to demonstrate the API, and to help manage the growth of this already-huge plugin, we've started producing additional plugins for Dynmap. All of these will depend on Dynmap and interface through its APIs, but only need to be added by folks that are interested in the additional function they provide:

Mods integrated with Dynmap:

The following mods are known to support dynmap integration without needing an add-on:

Also, for the best response to questions and such, please post comments to our main forum thread - http://www.minecraftforum.net/topic/1543523-dynmap-dynamic-web-based-maps-for-minecraft/. Once again, having more than one place just isn't helpful, and this is where the 'Dynmap Community' already operates.


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

  • 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

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  • Avatar of canilao canilao Sep 07, 2013 at 00:24 UTC - 0 likes

    I have two maps for my overworld, how to I make the isometric map (angled one) be the default map that appears in the browser.  Right now its always the flat one.

  • Avatar of viki2133 viki2133 Sep 04, 2013 at 14:22 UTC - 0 likes

    This plugin does not work anymore.

  • Avatar of FabioZumbi12 FabioZumbi12 Sep 04, 2013 at 13:22 UTC - 0 likes

    @Shiftz101: Go

    Man, go to config file and set login to true. Then, ingame, use /dynmap webregister and take the register code and register you on webpage( be appear a login page after enable this function on config file) and tadaa!! =D Only registereds users can see the dynmap.

    Area Z12 Brasil

  • Avatar of amyoulakk amyoulakk Sep 02, 2013 at 00:01 UTC - 0 likes

    This honestly is not working for me. I port-forwarded dynmap and all, but it didnt work so i reversed it so i wouldnt have to deal with it. so then, i took and saw my worldname was main, not world. how do i fix that AND make my server so that dynmap can be seen by everyone??? I DONT WANT A LINK to portforward.com, I WANT DIRECTIONS.

  • Avatar of P197 P197 Sep 01, 2013 at 22:03 UTC - 0 likes

    I'm not supposed to include the port in my IP for Yourserverip:8123, correct?
    I am, and I'm getting a white screen.

    EDIT: Working now! Don't include port in Yourserverip.

    Last edited Sep 01, 2013 by P197: Issue resolved.
  • Avatar of tHeSoz3r tHeSoz3r Aug 31, 2013 at 12:42 UTC - 0 likes

    What would be preventing any 1.6 block from appearing on the map? (carpets, hay bails, stained clay)

    Running dynmap 1.8-749 on spigot 1.6.2 R0.1-1068, thought about trying alpha.

  • Avatar of smiggle0404 smiggle0404 Aug 30, 2013 at 16:19 UTC - 0 likes

    @ha11oga11o: Go

    I deleted my cookies and updated it again...Nothings working...It keeps saying Bad passcode. HELP! D:

  • Avatar of moose517 moose517 Aug 29, 2013 at 21:31 UTC - 0 likes

    @BosonProductions: Go

    it sounds like you use a host online for your server. Chances are someone else has that port for there dynmap instance. Change the port to something else and try again.

  • Avatar of BosonProductions BosonProductions Aug 29, 2013 at 17:34 UTC - 0 likes

    My server IP is I typed in It connected me to a map that looked nothing at all like my server, called "Alpha Isles". Is this normal when you first install the plugin, or am I doing something wrong? Please help!

  • Avatar of elysianhero elysianhero Aug 28, 2013 at 22:38 UTC - 0 likes

    @elysianhero: Go

    This actually does work. Remember to clear your cache :p


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