Version 1.3.1

A simple, lightweight plugin, allowing your players to pay to switch ranks on a pre-determined track. You can configure a different track of ranks by which your players can progress on, and define a price for each rank.

This plugin is dependent upon Vault.


Download the latest version of the plugin here. Put the file in your server's plugins folder. When you start/reload your server, the configuration file will be created automatically.

Additionally, this plugin requires Vault and an economy and permissions plugin compatible with Vault.

Then, you need to edit the configuration which will be inside your /plugins/rankup/ folder under the name 'config.yml.' Follow the configuration guide to configure the plugin.

Once you have configured the plugin to your liking, type /rankup reload.

Rankup Signs: To create a Rankup sign, simply enter "[Rankup]" ( without the quotes ) on the first line of a sign. Do not add any other text to the sign. When you right click the sign, you will rankup as if you had entered the /rankup command.


  • /rankup - Rank up to the next available rank.
  • /rankup version or /rankup v - Check the version of the plugin currently running.
  • /rankup reload or /rankup r - Reload the configuration.


  • rankup.* - Grant all rank up permissions.
  • rankup.rankup - Ability to do /rankup ( Not /rankup v or /rankup r, they require seperate permissions)
  • rankup.version - Ability to do /rankup version or /rankup v
  • rankup.reload - Ability to do /rankup reload or /rankup r
  • rankup.sign - Ability to create and remove Rankup signs.


Version 1.3.1

  • + Fixed an issue with the default language file.
  • + Fixed an issue where players would only be set to the new rank in their world.
  • + Fixed an issue where players would only be able to rankup once.
  • + Fixed an issue where previous ranks would not be removed from a player.

Version 1.3

  • + Language file
  • + Updated and fixed
  • - Removed Metrics

Version 1.2

  • + Rankup signs
  • + Permission node rankup.sign

Version 1.1.4

  • + Fixed issues with /rankup

Version 1.1.3

  • + Fixed issues with GroupManager

Version 1.1.2

  • + Fixed the /rankup command

Version 1.1

  • + Metrics
  • + Bug fixes

Version 1.0

  • + Initial release.


The plugin's source code is available here. (outdated)

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  • Avatar of MiixtureHD MiixtureHD Feb 22, 2014 at 22:24 UTC - 0 likes

    @liadwolf: Go

    Hey did you figure that issue out? I'm also having that problem and I can't find a fix

  • Avatar of liadwolf liadwolf Feb 22, 2014 at 16:12 UTC - 0 likes

    Nice plugin but how i can set it someone with 2 ranks A and Owner as example

  • Avatar of zBurningcloudz zBurningcloudz Feb 21, 2014 at 06:58 UTC - 0 likes


    nice plugin but maybe is it possible to add: /rank list? that playes can see all the ranks! because /rankup list dont work! thanks

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  • Avatar of Stuntbros101 Stuntbros101 Feb 20, 2014 at 22:14 UTC - 0 likes

    I have made the group in group manager for every single rank, and it says that "There is not a default ladder configured!" What did I do wrong?


    1. Default is the ladder that uses /rankup
    2. All other ladders use /rankup <ladder> Default:
    3. DefaultPermission is not required either now. DefaultPermission: paidranks.ladder.epicladder
    4. RequiredRank is not required.
    5. You can remove this line but if you do
    6. Any rank can rank to this(Could cause downgrading in the rank)
    7. RequiredRank: Default were removing it for this one to show it works Ranks: A: Price: 0 B: Price: 50000 C: Price: 100000 D: Price: 250000 E: Price: 1000000 F: Price: 2500000 G: Price: 7000000 H: Price: 12000000 I: Price: 17000000 J: Price: 30000000 K: Price: 65000000 L: Price: 100000000 M: Price: 200000000 N: Price: 300000000 O: Price: 400000000 P: Price: 550000000 Q: Price: 750000000 R: Price: 1000000000 S: Price: 2500000000 T: Price: 7000000000 U: Price: 12000000000 V: Price: 20000000000 W: Price: 30000000000 X: Price: 50000000000 Y: Price: 75000000000 Z: Price: 100000000000
  • Avatar of modzmarvin modzmarvin Feb 20, 2014 at 14:36 UTC - 0 likes

    When some one does /rankup they go up a rank no problem (from rank "a" to rank "b"). They then do /rankup again and they get a message "you been ranked up to rank b" and they get ranked to b again and get charged. is there any fixes for this or anything im missing? apart from that every thing works PREFECT!

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  • Avatar of Likasy Likasy Feb 16, 2014 at 14:45 UTC - 0 likes

    I love how this plugin works but I've been having a problem that makes it unusable for me. When you first join my server, you spawn in a seperate world called tutorial. It teaches you how to play and explains how to rankup. When you right click the sign, you will rank up, but it only adds the rank to that specific world. So when you leave the tutorial world, you're back to the first rank. It's the same if you go into the nether, rank up, then go back to the overworld. Hopefully someone can help?

    EDIT: I'm starting to think this is a problem with PermissionsEx. Anyone else running PermissionsEx with this happening...?

    Last edited Feb 16, 2014 by Likasy
  • Avatar of MCJackJ MCJackJ Feb 16, 2014 at 12:56 UTC - 0 likes

    This plugin, all of a sudden, has stopped working for me. I get no errors or anything, it just doesn't work right. If a player tries to rankup, it says "[TheirRank] Player has ranked up to TheirCurrentRank" For example "[Guest] Jack has ranked up to Guest!" and they stay Guest, even though they have enough money to rankup to the next rank. I've been using this plugin for months without any problems, just doesn't seem to be working now :P Here is my config http://pastebin.com/CBjHj1kD


  • Avatar of toffeefudge toffeefudge Feb 15, 2014 at 21:08 UTC - 0 likes

    Could you make it so at different ranks you can get different kits? or get an ingame reward? Thanks :)

  • Avatar of FIN_CRAFT FIN_CRAFT Feb 15, 2014 at 17:31 UTC - 0 likes

    Update to 1.7.2 please


  • Avatar of nicklucido nicklucido Feb 08, 2014 at 05:03 UTC - 0 likes

    Yeah how do I add certain permissions to certain groups with this plugin? @onlineids


Date created
Feb 09, 2013
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