Version 1.3.2

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 works with any Vault compatible permissions plugin, such as PermissionsEx and GroupManager.

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 1.3.2

  • + Fixed an issue where ranks might not have been deleted with override set to false.

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 highfaller highfaller Apr 20, 2014 at 06:55 UTC - 0 likes

    Is there a way to make it so it doesn't rank you to the next rank in the world you're in only? Using PermissionsEx and it is causing so many issues. Any way to just like promote for the set rank? Instead of changing it per world?

  • Avatar of FPSUsername FPSUsername Apr 19, 2014 at 10:55 UTC - 0 likes

    Please add permissions per rank in config file. (or is it already implemented?)

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  • Avatar of gamelord327 gamelord327 Apr 18, 2014 at 04:57 UTC - 0 likes

    @madtomic: Go

    Im actully working on making it compatible with 1.7, just wait for now i guess, im doing the fixes requested by AConsolePeasent.


  • Avatar of madtomic madtomic Apr 18, 2014 at 03:30 UTC - 1 like

    can i use this with cb1.7.2-r0.3?

  • Avatar of deadlord67 deadlord67 Apr 13, 2014 at 18:33 UTC - 0 likes
  • Avatar of AConsolePeasant AConsolePeasant Apr 13, 2014 at 03:14 UTC - 0 likes

    1. 1.7

    2. Ranking up adds you to the group for that world only.

    3. First rankup works, not others.

    Please fix, this is the only plugin that can do rankups correctly.

  • Avatar of ItsZaos ItsZaos Apr 08, 2014 at 09:05 UTC - 0 likes

    @hcokey121: Go

    That's not to do with the plugin, it's to do with the worlds plugin that you use, in other words you should mirror the two worlds you wish to have the same ranks, groups, commands in.

  • Avatar of Cluter123 Cluter123 Apr 03, 2014 at 03:32 UTC - 0 likes

    I have updated the rankup plugin to the newest stable build (1.7.2) as well as added the new language feature! If anyone wants a copy of the plugin, PM me! If this violates you in any way (@FVZA), then just pm me a message telling me to take it down! :)

  • Avatar of johandre johandre Apr 02, 2014 at 19:09 UTC - 0 likes

    You will be fixing so when UUID comes it will work with namechanges and this plugin will still work, right? http://forums.bukkit.org/threads/psa-the-switch-to-uuids-potential-plugin-server-breakage.250915/ !!


  • Avatar of Artix1416 Artix1416 Apr 01, 2014 at 18:15 UTC - 0 likes

    You should add a way to edit the prefix and or the color or wording of the message that it tells other when you do /rankup


Date created
Feb 09, 2013
Last update
Jun 13, 2014
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