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

  • sign shops
  • server shops (unlimited stock improved)
  • bank accounts
  • better support for vault economies
  • better support for votifier
  • custom description for items being sold
  • website will obey banned-ips.txt
  • 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 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.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 MarioG1 MarioG1 Jan 16, 2015 at 06:39 UTC - 0 likes

    @Velerium: Go

    Which version of WA and Bukkit/Spigot are you using?

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  • Avatar of Velerium Velerium Jan 15, 2015 at 14:26 UTC - 0 likes

    @madtomic: Go

    Really need it. Sign don't work.

  • Avatar of MarioG1 MarioG1 Jan 11, 2015 at 18:04 UTC - 0 likes

    @mantoko: Go

    You need to update both or you will get an error message on the homepage.

    Last edited Jan 11, 2015 by MarioG1
  • Avatar of xH3LLRAIZ3Rx xH3LLRAIZ3Rx Jan 11, 2015 at 13:38 UTC - 0 likes

    when do you think you'll add a Server Shop


  • Avatar of mantoko mantoko Jan 11, 2015 at 09:35 UTC - 0 likes

    Should I update the web files for the new version or just the jar fail ?

  • Avatar of madtomic madtomic Jan 10, 2015 at 18:31 UTC - 0 likes

    Please add three commands. One each of the follow permissions.

    • wa.use.mailbox
    • wa.use.deposit.money
    • wa.use.withdraw.money

    So it can be use with commandNPC or CommandBlock

    • example: /wa mailbox - wa.use.mailbox
    • example: /wa deposit - wa.use.deposit.money
    • example: /wa withdraw - wa.use.withdraw.money


    Last edited Jan 10, 2015 by madtomic
  • Avatar of MarioG1 MarioG1 Jan 06, 2015 at 21:17 UTC - 0 likes

    @Burnsalan18: Go

    Des it should also woek with 1.7.10 bukkit.

  • Avatar of Burnsalan18 Burnsalan18 Jan 02, 2015 at 05:05 UTC - 0 likes

    Does version 1.2.4 work with bukkit 1.7.10? (Not spigot)


  • Avatar of MysticCity MysticCity Dec 26, 2014 at 11:19 UTC - 0 likes

    how i set the sign ???
    im op and cant create this

    Fixed* we use an older version of this plugin now

    Last edited Dec 26, 2014 by MysticCity


    Die Macht der Nacht !!!

  • Avatar of MarioG1 MarioG1 Dec 21, 2014 at 08:36 UTC - 0 likes

    @erdrickk: Go

    You have to modify the entries in the settings table in the database to set the max price. I'll add an settings page in the future to make such changes easier.

    The bug with the enchantments will be fixed in the next release.

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