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 Baffu Baffu Mar 09, 2012 at 23:55 UTC - 0 likes

    1.2.3 Please :)

  • Avatar of Minerby Minerby Mar 09, 2012 at 13:56 UTC - 0 likes

    do this plugins work normally in 1.2.3? sorry my english is bad

  • Avatar of Chillstream Chillstream Mar 08, 2012 at 17:27 UTC - 0 likes

    mm anyone else noticed that essentials super pick can bypass world guard regions no build..? Is this world guards problem or essentials problem ?

  • Avatar of deleted_7554077 deleted_7554077 Mar 08, 2012 at 13:32 UTC - 0 likes

    @0xfffc69 Another blind one who can't find a download link. Alpha build for CB 1.2.3 is out.

  • Avatar of 0xfffc69 0xfffc69 Mar 08, 2012 at 12:53 UTC - 0 likes

    Please this.update("WorldGuard","CB-1.2.3-R0");

  • Avatar of deleted_7554077 deleted_7554077 Mar 08, 2012 at 05:54 UTC - 0 likes

    I can read, turns out 99% of others can't find the download link.

  • Avatar of FuRiouSOne FuRiouSOne Mar 08, 2012 at 04:57 UTC - 0 likes

    @deleted_7554077: Go

    It does say at the top of this page: Check for the latest updates

    L2Read :D

  • Avatar of nerdy97 nerdy97 Mar 08, 2012 at 00:58 UTC - 0 likes

    == FOUND IT! ==

    R6 Build!

    EDIT: Tried it! Doesnt spam console when moving or talking

    Last edited Mar 08, 2012 by nerdy97
  • Avatar of inconstructables inconstructables Mar 08, 2012 at 00:15 UTC - 0 likes

    @daego: Go

    Yeah, i get something like that, and I have the latest version..

  • Avatar of deleted_7554077 deleted_7554077 Mar 07, 2012 at 20:50 UTC - 0 likes

    @daego Hmm, why do you think you are getting that error?

    It's probably because you haven't updated your WorldGuard.

    Now comes the hard part :D

    Finding the dowload link :D

    Hide and seek buddy. Let me know if you find the dowload link :D


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