Essentials - A collection of useful commands and features Essentials offers over 100 commands that are useful on just about every server. Inside you will find commands to help both players and staff. Features include: TP, warps, homes, kits, mob spawning, and various mod tools. Over the last year Essentials has been in constant development with over 1000 commits, and complete rewrites to major sections of the code. With every recent major release we have made it a target to optimize and improve the performance of a core Essentials module. If you download Essentials today, you will find it to be faster and smoother yet again. Essentials Core Download Essentials Extras Download Group Manager Download Download Mirror Download Pre-release builds Download Dev builds Feature requests, Suggestions and Issues Live Chat - Come here for help first GitHub Install Guide Command Reference, click command to expand info. Command Permissions. Donate Essentials @ BukkitDev CraftBukkit version 1000-1060 (Minecraft 1.7.3), use Essentials 2.5 CraftBukkit version 1185-1337 (Minecraft 1.8), use Essentials 2.6 CraftBukkit version 1597 (Minecraft 1.0), use Essentials 2.7 CraftBukkit version 1846+ (Minecraft 1.1), use Essentials 2.8 CraftBukkit version 2122+ (Minecraft 1.2), use Essentials 2.9.2 CraftBukkit version 2317+ (Minecraft 1.3), use Essentials 2.9.5 CraftBukkit version 2455+ (Minecraft 1.4), use Essentials 2.9.6 CraftBukkit version 2543+ (Minecraft 1.4.7), use Essentials 2.10.1 CraftBukkit version 2788+ (Minecraft 1.5.2), use Essentials 2.11.1 CraftBukkit version 2882+ (Minecraft 1.6.2), use Essentials 2.12.1 CraftBukkit version 3020+ (Minecraft 1.7.3), use Essentials 2.13.1 Please don't post your problems or feature suggestions here - we can't keep track of them, and we will most likely not respond. Talk to us live in #essentials via irc.esper.net, or file a support ticket. How to get Help << click me Plugin Conflicts bColoredChat: The signs code conflicts with our signs code. Users can create valid signs, even if they don't have the permission in essentials. Use essentials.signs.color permission for colored signs and not the one from this plugin. Version Notes: The most recent changelogs can be found attached to the downloads on BukkitDev files. ... older change logs can be found at BukkitDev pages. Join the team There are many features to be added to Essentials, so we are looking for new developers to help us out. You should have at least some java skills. Contact snowleo or KHobbits on irc if you want to join. If you only want to add code to Essentials, create a pull request at GitHub. General information We have rolling releases, the second number in our version number changes, if there is a new minecraft or major bukkit update. We only support the recommended versions of Bukkit. If you have problems, check if you have the newest versions of Bukkit and Essentials first. In many cases the problem has already been fixed. Essentials is split in several jar files. These are modules that can be removed, if you don't need them: Modules that need Essentials.jar: EssentialsChat, EssentialsProtect, EssentialsSpawn, EssentialsGeoIP, EssentialsXMPP Standalone modules: EssentialsGroupManager (GroupManager formerly developed by AnjoCaido). Essentials is currently developed and maintained by KHobbits and snowleo. Group Manager is maintained by ElgarL. Many thanks to the other major developers and contributors over the years : Zenexer, Aelux, Brettflan, KimKandor, ceulemans, necrodoom, ementalo, okamosy, khyperia, Iaccidentally, md_5 and Andrewkm. Check the commit list at github for all names. Our repository is now at github. Pull requests can be done there. Essentials is licensed under GPLv3. Follow us on Twitter You can get instant notification when we make updates by subscribing to our automated Twitter feed. Just follow @EssentialsTeam. Donations Essentials development is handled by a rolling team of developers who give up their free time to help you maintain your servers. The team accepts donations which will be split between the active team members. We would like to offer a thanks to the following donators who have contributed above the average and have made a significant contribution to the project. Andrewkm- Owner, EcoCityCraft Skylexia - Admin, EcoCityCraft X-Rob - Server owner, Minecraft Australia TheFarmerNL - Server Admin, Minevival.com DarkShimy - Server owner, MinePod.fr Stickmenz - Server owner, RealmCraft Murga - Server owner, SteelCraft Svesken - Server owner, Sensationcraft.info If your server generates a profit or you are hosting company, we would really appreciate if you donate to this project. Please, donate! Learn by example @Samkio and xTorrent made a great YouTube video explaining what Essentials is, its different parts, and how to install it. Watch it on YouTube. @BrandonHopkins made a video about GroupManager and how to set it up for the first time. Other Highly Recommended Plugins We and many other server owners use these plugins in conjunction with Essentials: WorldEdit <3 WorldGuard (Slightly more advanced replacement for EssentialsProtect) HeroChat VanishNoPacket ♥ Please don't post your problems or feature suggestions here - we can't keep track of them, and we will most likely not respond. Talk to us live in #essentials via irc.esper.net, or file a support ticket.