WebAuctionPlus 1.1.3

WebAuctionPlus - eBay for Minecraft!

A minecraft/bukkit shop plugin for your website! This is a rewrite of the original WebAuction with many new features and improvements. I've made to many improvements to the code to list on one page. Many of my plans require big changes and a lot of new code. As with any new code, bugs are to be expected, so please bare with me and report any bugs you come across.

Note: It is strongly recommended you backup your database before using or updating this plugin. Some of the bug fixes and performance improvements I'm making require big changes to the database. The WebAuctionPlus plugin will convert and update the database automatically the first time it's run.

New virtual inventory MailBox has been added with the update of Minecraft 1.3 and WebAuctionPlus 1.1. When a player right clicks on a MailBox sign, it opens up their virtual mailbox inventory and locks their website account to prevent item dups. When they close their mailbox, it updates their inventory and unlocks their website account. NOTE: This feature is new and running single threaded. If you experience lag related to this, I can see what I can do to make it multi-threaded.

Requires: Vault - http://dev.bukkit.org/server-mods/vault/

Requires: Web server with PHP and MySQL

Optional: SignLink - http://dev.bukkit.org/server-mods/signlink/

A few improvements by lorenzop

  • new ajax listing code (fast!)
  • new virtual inventory mailbox
  • all new web interface
  • all new item deposit/withdraw code
  • database connections are handled better
  • connection pool limits can be set in config
  • task update times are now configured in seconds
  • tasks can be disabled by setting the update frequency to -1
  • new announcement system
  • added "/wa reload" and "/wa save" commands
  • accounts can be created or passwords changed from the console
  • multi-language support

To do

  • server shops (unlimited stock improved)
  • better support for vault economies
  • custom description for items being sold
  • wish list / auto sales
  • track all wa signs to prevent unauthorized signs

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Currently supported languages

If you'd like this plugin translated to another language, feel free to download the en.yml file from the link above, translate it to your own language, and send it to me.


WebAuctionPlus signs can be created by placing a sign with [WebAuction], [WebAuction+], or [wa] on the first line. Case doesn't matter, the plugin will fix it for you.

Note: you cannot use the deposit mailbox sign while in creative mode. this shouldn't ever be needed in the normal operation of the plugin, so as a general protection, it's always denied.

Note: withdraw mailbox signs can now have a quantity of stacks on the last line, or leave it blank for all mail.

WebAuctionPlus Signs

  • %waTitle - items name
  • %waPrice - price each
  • %waSeller - sellers name
  • %waType - Buy Now or Auction

Source Code

Development Builds

Development Builds can be found at the link below. Development builds aren't approved by the bukkit team and they might be buggy.


  • /wa password <apassword> - Changes your Web Auction Plus account password, or creates an account if you don't have one. This command can also be used from console in the format: wa password <playername> <apassword> and short-hand aliases "pass" or "pw" can be used in place of "password". For example, /wa pw mypassword123
  • /wa mailbox - Opens the WebAuction mailbox.
  • /wa deposit <amount> - Deposit money into your Auction account.
  • /wa withdraw <amount> - Withdraw money from your Auction account.
  • /wa reload - This feature is currently broken and disabled. It will be working again soon.
  • /wa update - Forces recent signs to update. Also updates SignLink signs.
  • /wa version - Displays the current running version of Web Auction Plus.

Permission nodes

note: these may change at some point

  • wa.use.mailbox (use mailbox sign)
  • wa.use.deposit.money (use money deposit sign)
  • wa.use.withdraw.money (use money withdraw sign)
  • wa.use.command.mailbox (use the mailbox command)
  • wa.use.command.deposit (use the deposit command)
  • wa.use.command.withdraw (use the withdraw command)
  • wa.announcer.receive (can see auto announcements)
  • wa.password.create (can create a new account)
  • wa.password.change (can change their password for an existing account)
  • wa.canbuy (can buy from web auction)
  • wa.cansell (can sell with web auction)
  • wa.create.sign.mailbox (create mailbox sign)
  • wa.create.sign.deposit (create money deposit sign)
  • wa.create.sign.withdraw (create money withdraw sign)
  • wa.create.sign.shout (create a new auction shout sign)
  • wa.create.sign.recent (create a recent auction sign)
  • wa.webadmin (user account is admin on the website)
  • wa.remove (remove WA signs)
  • wa.reload (reloads the WebAuctionPlus config)

How to Install

Join us and chat some time on our irc channel. #webauctionplus on esper.net webchat.esper.net

Plugin Usage


I too am leaving

As I've said in comments, I don't agree with the mojang buyout. as much as I've enjoyed working on this plugin and want to see it continue, I'm no longer doing all the work. MarioG1 has stepped up to work on the plugin. I may still help somewhat if he wants, but I'm passing the torch to him as the lead. good luck, hope you write some good code and features.

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  • Avatar of lorenzo_p lorenzo_p Apr 02, 2015 at 16:36 UTC - 0 likes

    jenkins build server is down at the moment, I'll have it back online in the morning. centos 7.1 was released and a bug in it took down my whole network. I'm getting things back online again now, using an old motherboard someone gave me as the router. if you'd like to inspire me to work on the plugin more, you're welcome to donate and make a feature request. I have to buy hardware soon, a router is just one thing I need.

    glad everyone still likes the plugin and is getting use from it.

    also, don't forget about MarioG1. I may still work on the plugin from time to time, but I've passed the project on to him. he too deserves some appreciation for the work he's done on it. when he has time to do more, we'll see what he works on next :-)

    Last edited Apr 02, 2015 by lorenzo_p
  • Avatar of Jorxxen Jorxxen Apr 01, 2015 at 07:50 UTC - 0 likes

    Hello i love your plugin m8! Please keep this plugin alive! :D

  • Avatar of lorenzo_p lorenzo_p Mar 31, 2015 at 05:53 UTC - 0 likes

    new dev build http://ci.poixson.com/job/WebAuctionPlus/25/

    I don't recommend using this version on a live server. give the changes some real good testing and report any bugs you find.

    added server shops, can buy from or sell to. set the qty to 0 for unlimited stock, or leave the buy or sell price at 0 to disable one or the other. also changed the way passwords are set. type '/wa pass' in game with nothing after it. it will generate a random password for you that will work for 15 minutes. log into the website within that time then you'll be asked to change your password. I've also added word files to generate passwords in other languages. you may also send in any translations you think should be changes.

  • Avatar of lorenzo_p lorenzo_p Mar 31, 2015 at 05:37 UTC - 0 likes

    @zod_1: Go

    yea, this is something I've wanted to add, just never got around to it.

  • Avatar of zod_1 zod_1 Mar 30, 2015 at 22:58 UTC - 0 likes

    Hey guys its a so cool plugin.

    One litle detail its called auction and in auction u bid on the items and the time on them runs out... is that something u can do as well?? and extend the auction by some time if a player bid????

  • Avatar of verreckdusau verreckdusau Mar 15, 2015 at 20:46 UTC - 0 likes

    pls add admin shop for the best plugin !!!!!! (:

    Last edited Mar 15, 2015 by verreckdusau
  • Avatar of MarioG1 MarioG1 Mar 01, 2015 at 08:33 UTC - 0 likes

    @M3DDLER: Go

    Yes you have to unzip them. Idk if you can run sites which are written in php on enjin. For more infos please contact the enjin support.

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    Visit us at www.etg-clan.at

  • Avatar of M3DDLER M3DDLER Feb 28, 2015 at 13:25 UTC - 0 likes

    Hi Mario,

    I am trying to upload the webfiles to my enjin site via it's file transfer feature. Do i need to unzip the webfiles first as i have tried that and i cannot upload it if it is unzipped.


  • Avatar of sidboy55555 sidboy55555 Feb 24, 2015 at 20:33 UTC - 0 likes

    Greatest plugin ever!!! this plugin make it easy to trade with people on the server without killing danger or stopid chat spam, but i can't wait untill server shops with unlimited stocks, but maybe if you make an server shop with unlimited stock can you maybe make an difrent tap for server shop.

    Sorry for my bad english i'm dutch :P

  • Avatar of MarioG1 MarioG1 Feb 20, 2015 at 06:44 UTC - 0 likes

    @bren42: Go

    If you are using 1.2.6 the item name, lore and the enchantments will not be removed. Any other custom NBT data is lost.

    In the next release 1.2.7 all custom Item data will stay on the item but i have no eta of 1.2.7 yet.

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Date created
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