Heypoday, iGates allows you to create portals to teleport your players. You can activate and desactivate those and fill them with blocks automatically. You can also retain liquids in it, like water or lava. I tried to make as simple as possible I hope you'll enjoy it. :)

/!\ This plugin needs PluginBaker to work. Don't forget to install it !

Authors: Ptibiscuit

How to use


There's 2 configuration, situated in config.yml:

  • retain_liquid: If set to true, water and lava won't spread outside the "from" areas. Usefull to create that awesome & legendary effect of wall of water ! <3
  • display_message_selection: If it's set to true, when you use the woodaxe to make a selection, it will display a message like "Selection complete !". Turn to false when you have WorldEdit or an other plugin that display that kind of message.

Commands & Permissions

/!\ When there's an argument called FillType, it means the type of block which will be filled in the "from" areas, you have to write one of those type of block, here is the list: portal, end_portal, water, lava, web, null (= nothing). When you will turn on a portal, the "from" areas will be filled with that type of block. :) Commands for creating and manage portals:

  • /igcreate <Tag> <FillType> (igates.portal.edit.create): Create a portal with the given name and the given FillType. Btw, the "to" point of the portal is automatically set to your position, but you can change it. ;)
  • /igdelete <Tag> (igates.portal.edit.delete): Delete a portal.
  • /iglist (igates.portal.list): List all the portals. Command fors editing portal:
  • /igaddfrom <Tag> (igates.portal.edit.addfrom): Add a "from" area for the given portal. A "from" area is an area where the player will be teleported to the "to" point. Make a selection with the woodaxe before using that command. :)
  • /igclearfroms <Tag> (igates.portal.edit.clearfroms): Remove all the "from" areas of the give portal
  • /igset <on/off> <Tag> (igates.portal.edit.set.on ou igates.portal.edit.set.off): Turn on or off a portal.
  • /igset filltype <Tag> <FillType> (igates.portal.edit.set.filltype): Set the filltype of a portal.
  • /igset price <Tag> <Price> (igates.portal.edit.set.price): Set the economy price of a portal.
  • /igset to <Tag> (igates.portal.edit.set.to):Set the "to" point of the given portal in your position.

There are some others permissions:

  • igates.make_selection: Allow player to make selection with the woodaxe.
  • igates.god: Player don't have to pay when he uses a portal.
  • There are differents kind of permissions you can give to allow a player to use portals. First, you can simply give "igates.portal.use", it allows the player to use all portals. But, you can instead give a permission to allow the player to use just one kind of portals (water, lava, portal, ...), it is "igates.portal.use.<FillType>" (For example, "igates.portal.use.water" or "igates.portal.use.lava", ...)

Step to step tutorial

What ? That bunch of commands has made you sick ? Okay, read that tutorial to create a portal. :)

  1. Use the command /igcreate <Tag> <FillType> to create the portal. For this tuto, we'll use /igcreate tuto portal.
  2. Go where you want the portal teleports and use /igset to tuto.
  3. Take a woodaxe and make a selection with Right-Click and Left-Click, exactly like with WorldEdit. When the portal will be activated, players in that selection will be teleported to the "to" point.
  4. Use /igaddfrom tuto when you've got you're selection to add it to the portal.
  5. Turn on the portal by using /igset on tuto, normally, the "from" area you've had selected will be filled of portal block.
  6. Enter the "from" zone and you'll be teleported !

If you prefer a tutorial video than letters, here is a tutorial made by DMWandxTMx. :)

Traduire en Français ("Omelette du fromage")

Pour traduire le plugin en Français, rien de plus simple. Ouvrer le fichier lang.properties, il contient toutes les "phrases" qui seront affichées. Enlever son contenu et remplacer-le par ceci:

#Default Lang Configuration
#Wed Apr 18 21:25:05 CEST 2012
need_be_player=Vous devez etre un joueur pour faire cette action.
top_list=Liste des portails:
ft_dont_exist=Ce FillType n'existe pas, utilisez un de ceux-ci: water, portal, end_portal, lava, web, null.
tag_dont_exist=Ce nom de portail n'existe pas.
set_filltype=Ce portail est ou sera maintenant rempli de {FILLTYPE}.
portal_deleted=Portail detruit !
first_point_set=Le premier point de séléction est fixé !
more_args=Mauvaise utilisation de la commande . (Besoin d'argument ?).
need_volume=Avant de faire ceci, vous devez sélectionner une zone avec la hache en bois, comme pour World Edit.
tag_taken=Ce nom de portail existe déja, tu manques d'imagination ! \^_^
weird_arg=Vous utilisez un argument bizarre, choisissez un de ceux-ci: on, off, to, filltype;
cant_do=Vous n'avez pas la permission de faire ceci.
elem_list={ACTIVE} §6{TAG}§f: {CNT_FROMS} "Froms" areas.
portail_created=Portail "{TAG}" crée !
froms_added=Zone "From"ajoutée au portail \!
second_point_set=Le deuxime point de la selection a ete fixé !
set_active=Ce portail est maintenant {ACTIVE}.

Merci à N07070 pour m'avoir filé son lang traduit. :) BIen sur, vous pouvez changer ce qui est écrit, c'est entièrement personalisable. ;)

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  • Avatar of Jeppa_12 Jeppa_12 Aug 22, 2015 at 12:47 UTC - 0 likes

    i did my own compile with an additional check for it...

  • Avatar of dddylan98 dddylan98 Aug 12, 2015 at 19:23 UTC - 0 likes

    @Jeppa_12: Go

    How'd you fix it yourself? Just ran across this issue.

  • Avatar of Wedge207 Wedge207 Aug 07, 2015 at 21:52 UTC - 0 likes


    Hey, would it be possible to update your plugin? I loved using this plugin on my old server but ever since I got my new server it doesn't work properly. The portal block has been updated to a point in which if you set the igate to portal not facing the right direction.. It makes the portal face the wrong direction. And using Water/Lava now will cause the portal to "leak". Would it be possible to get an update?

    -Sincerely, Wedge_207

  • Avatar of Jeppa_12 Jeppa_12 Mar 28, 2015 at 17:40 UTC - 0 likes

    @EatingEmoKids: Go

    I can second that... An existing and working portal will teleport player from its coords in ALL worlds! f.e. there is a portal in world1 teleporting to somewhere in any other world.... a player walking through the coordinates of that portal in world2 or worldX will be teleported too!

    A simple fix is to have the permission for this kind of portal diaabled in that world... but this will disable ALL portals in a world... :/

    Maybe there should be a permission per portal (name)..

    PS: Fixed it myself...

    Last edited May 19, 2015 by Jeppa_12
  • Avatar of Dangerwolf Dangerwolf Sep 06, 2014 at 21:52 UTC - 0 likes

    @awesomeandrandom: Go

    In your permissions folder for example if you use PermissionsEX you'll go to Server>Plugins>PermissionsEX>Permissions and, give the node igates.portal.use to the group .

  • Avatar of XxZangoranxX XxZangoranxX Jul 03, 2014 at 16:14 UTC - 0 likes

    Please add bungeeportal support

  • Avatar of linuxfan1 linuxfan1 May 18, 2014 at 22:47 UTC - 0 likes

    Does this work with BungeeCord?


  • Avatar of awesomeandrandom awesomeandrandom May 03, 2014 at 11:50 UTC - 0 likes

    Help, in what files do you need to put igates.portal.use to make user go that

  • Avatar of Roissica Roissica Mar 18, 2014 at 11:26 UTC - 0 likes

    update? une mise a jour peu etre?

  • Avatar of NuK35N1P3RM1K3 NuK35N1P3RM1K3 Jan 15, 2014 at 03:45 UTC - 0 likes

    Hey MsPtibiscuit,

    I Made An Updated Tutorial On My Old Channel A While Back. You Should Feature It There Instead Of The One from DMWandXTMX.

    Here Is The Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWaUvgDuWmo

    I May Do An Updated Tutorial Soon!


    EDIT: Update. The Plugin Seems To Be Broken For 1.7.4

    Last edited Jan 15, 2014 by NuK35N1P3RM1K3


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