WorldGuard is a powerful plugin with a large bag of tricks for server owners, server map makers, regular survival servers, and everyone in between!

  • Create zones in your world that only permit mods or certain players from building within
  • Set additional game rules on your server (deny wither block damage, falling damage, etc.)
  • Set game rules on specific areas (food regen, health regen, disable PvP, TNT, control mob damage) in your world
  • Blacklist certain items and blocks so they can't be used
  • Dump useful statistics and information about your server (/wg report -p)
  • CPU profile your server (/wg profile -p)
  • Add useful commands like an immediate "STOP ALL FIRE SPREAD" command.
  • Works, more or less, with mods (other Bukkit plugins and FTB mods)
  • Protects against many types of grief (fire spread, tree growth, TNT cannons, piston machines, crop trampling, paintings and item frames, etc.), and certain interactions can also be allowed (door open, lever usage, etc.)
  • Well documented, and one of the oldest Minecraft projects (older than Bukkit!)
  • Open source
  • Enable only features you want! Everything is off by default. You can just install WorldGuard and configure it later.

Also, check out these plugins: CommandBook and CraftBook

How do I install WorldGuard?

  1. Download WorldEdit (required by WorldGuard) and extract the WorldEdit.jar file into your "plugins/" folder.
  2. Download WorldGuard and extract the WorldGuard.jar file into your "plugins/" folder.
  3. Run your server!

Where do I learn how to use WorldGuard?

To learn how to use WorldGuard, there are current two sources of documentation:

Where can I get my questions answered?

If you have a question:

Where can I report bugs or request features?

Visit our issue tracker.

Can I download WorldGuard source code?

Visit our GitHub repository. WorldGuard is licensed under LGPLv3 and you can compile it with Maven.


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  • Avatar of AlienGamerDK AlienGamerDK Aug 27, 2016 at 09:58 UTC - 0 likes

    Is there a way i can give a perm to a group so ther can bypass pvp deny????

  • Avatar of Puls3ation Puls3ation Aug 25, 2016 at 23:50 UTC - 0 likes

    can u please add a way to copy flags from plot to plot please! The other plugins for it arent compatible with 1.10

  • Avatar of Omanoctoa Omanoctoa Aug 20, 2016 at 21:11 UTC - 0 likes

    @K1ingLama: Go

    What do you mean 'can't use the nether'. Like you can't access it, or portals don't work, or players can destroy but not build? Please elaborate. Personally I have an issue where players can't build in the nether, but no idea why it's happening.

  • Avatar of r3657 r3657 Aug 20, 2016 at 04:03 UTC - 0 likes

    What is enchant table flag?

  • Avatar of K1ingLama K1ingLama Aug 17, 2016 at 17:24 UTC - 0 likes

    Why can't I use the nether with WorldGuard? Please help me :CCCCC

  • Avatar of gamingreichyt gamingreichyt Aug 16, 2016 at 22:47 UTC - 0 likes

    I dont know whats happening with this error pls help :c btw great plugin, best ever.

  • Avatar of enterih enterih Aug 16, 2016 at 18:42 UTC - 0 likes

    Could you add WorldGuard in German?

  • Avatar of GoNelson GoNelson Aug 16, 2016 at 03:28 UTC - 0 likes

    @cashewnootje: Go

    But thats not what i want it for... what i want to do is to be able to give someone the permission to bypass the blocked commands flag and only that flag

  • Avatar of LuckyLuckiest LuckyLuckiest Aug 15, 2016 at 13:17 UTC - 0 likes

    When I try to use redstone for my pistons and I placed any kind of block infront of the piston, the piston dont work!

    But if I didnt place any block infront the piston, the piston will work!

    I did /rg flag ID pistons allow

    But nothing changed!

    I used /rg flag ID use allow

    It didnt work

    I also used /rg flag ID interact allow but Still it didn't work!

    Could You help me ?

  • Avatar of cashewnootje cashewnootje Aug 14, 2016 at 14:44 UTC - 0 likes

    @GoNelson: Go

    You can do /rg addmember g:(group) (region) so groups can open things etc in there you can do the same with addowner or you can do /rg addmember (player) (region)


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