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If you host a Minecraft Server through Apex, there are endless features and possibilities to help you manage your server. Some of these features can include adding sub-users to your billing area, setting up a subdomain, installing plugins and much more. However, with so many different options and possibilities, you may be struggling to learn all of them. We have created a knowledgebase that includes general tutorials for all different aspects of both Minecraft and Minecraft Servers. This category has an enormous variety of guides that should be able to assist you in creating your dream server.

Apex Affiliate Accounts

Apex Affiliate Accounts

Apex Affiliate Accounts Affiliate programs are an excellent method to make money online. The most profitable industry is traffic and if you learn how to build and target it you can sell other peoples products and make a killing off nothing more than...
Shared IP vs Dedicated IP vs Sub-domain

Shared IP vs Dedicated IP vs Sub-domain

Understanding The Server Address Types Since Minecraft servers are not publicly listed on the client, you will need to know the Server Address of your server in order to connect to it. There are 4 types of server addresses you can use when connecting...
Converting Client Modpack Versions To Server Version

Converting Client Modpack Versions To Server Version

Introduction Modpacks that are hosted using 3rd party launchers like Feed the Beast, Technic, or AT generally provide a client-side version and server-side version of the modpacks they host. The client-side version in what you would install locally...
How to Create a Subdomain in Minecraft

How to Create a Subdomain in Minecraft

What is a Minecraft server subdomain? When Minecraft servers are created, they are given a unique IP:Port which typically looks like "123.12.12.123:25684". This is the raw address of your server and can be used or given out to others in order to join...
Setting Up A Minecraft Server Sub-Domain in Godaddy

Setting Up A Minecraft Server Sub-Domain in Godaddy

Understanding The Basics A newly created Minecraft server starts off with a numerical IP address and port, but for future reference will just refer to these as The IP of your server. These two values uniquely identify your server among thousands of...
Minecraft Server RAM Calculator

Minecraft Server RAM Calculator

Overview So you've decided to set up a Minecraft server, but how much ram does a Minecraft server need? When you are trying to determine which Minecraft server hosting package to purchase, you may not know which package is right for you. The only difference...
How To Add a MySQL Database To Your Minecraft Server

How To Add a MySQL Database To Your Minecraft Server

You may have come across some plugins requiring a MySQL database. These plugins tend to generate a large amount of data and the most convenient way to store it is through the use of tables, similar to how you would store and manipulate data in a spreadsheet. For...
How to Allocate More RAM to a Minecraft Server

How to Allocate More RAM to a Minecraft Server

Overview Modpacks are a great way to spice up your gameplay experience, there are thousands of fun packs out there and many different launchers you can use that allows you to play with ease of access. While modpacks are a lot of fun, some of them can...
How To Change Your Minecraft Name

How To Change Your Minecraft Name

Mojang allows users to change their Minecraft username for free under their Mojang account (you sign in with your e-mail). Once signed in, locate “Profile Name” on your Minecraft service and click “(Change)” right next to it.  On the following page, en...
How To Host a Minecraft Server

How To Host a Minecraft Server

The greatest feature of the increasingly popular game Minecraft is that anyone is able to create and own their own server. This is incredible is it allows for complete customization of the game with basically limitless options. You can do this from your...
How to Install and use the Spongeforge Plugin

How to Install and use the Spongeforge Plugin

Overview Having mods or plugins is an excellent way to bring excitement to your Minecraft gameplay. While mods and plugins are both great, by default they are not compatible with each other. If you want mods on your server, you won’t be able to u...
How to install Rainbow Minecraft Server

How to install Rainbow Minecraft Server

Bukkit Alternative The DMCA take down and the loss of new bukkit, spigot, and cauldron servers has left a lot of people asking what next. What is there after bukkit? While there are of course plenty of modpacks and forge servers to choose from as well...
How To Make a Minecraft Server

How To Make a Minecraft Server

Minecraft is one of the most popular games in the world and is very easy to start playing on single player. If you want to play Minecraft in multiplayer, you will need to have a server to connect to. This is a centrally located server where multiple...
How to Make Money on your Minecraft Server

How to Make Money on your Minecraft Server

Making Money From Your Minecraft Server in Accordance with Mojangs Rules Source: Mojang: Let's talk server monetisation If you own a Minecraft server, then it is likely that your community helps chip in to cover the cost of the server hardware and...
How to OP Yourself In Minecraft

How to OP Yourself In Minecraft

Overview When you create your server , you probably expect to have every permission/command. You may want to give other players access to every command as well. For Minecraft servers, this is done simply by making yourself Op. Being Op basically gives...
How to Install Custom Modpacks in Minecraft

How to Install Custom Modpacks in Minecraft

Overview One of the best ways to enjoy Minecraft is by customizing it with mods , which is why we have many one-click install modpacks available on our game panel. However, you may want to use your own mods or a custom modpack. Creating a custom modpack...
Donation perks that comply with the EULA

Donation perks that comply with the EULA

Donation perks that comply with the EULA In This Guide I Will Show You: The latest EULA terms Why server owners should be compliant with Mojang's EULA How to make donation packages that are compliant with Mojang's EULA How to advertise...
Minecraft Color Codes Overview

Minecraft Color Codes Overview

Minecraft Color Codes When playing Minecraft you may see a lot of different painted, bold, or strike through texts in your either your mod or Apex server . If you want to know how the color codes work and how to change text with color codes then this...
Minecrift: Minecraft on Oculus Rift

Minecrift: Minecraft on Oculus Rift

Oculus Rift with Minecraft As Minecraft-crafters continue to enjoy a seemingly never-ending variety of customization with this open-world, sandbox, and highly configurable game that is Minecraft, you can now look forward to playing it in VR for a whole...
Server Optimization

Server Optimization

Overview One of the biggest concerns for server owners is lag. Lag can be caused from a variety of ways, whether it’s from resources you add to your server or the hardware your server runs on, however, if you host with Apex , hardware shouldn’t be ...
How to Log In With Your Social Media

How to Log In With Your Social Media

Overview With Apex , you can log into your billing area easily with one click! One of our newest functions is the ability to link your social media accounts to the website. The platforms we currently have active are Google, Facebook, and Twitter. You...
Submiting Tickets

Submiting Tickets

To submit a ticket for support with your server or other service related matters simply navigate to the Submit Ticket and log in using your billing account details. The following page lists several categories for you to choose from, select yours: Support...
The Complete Guide To Minecraft For Parents

The Complete Guide To Minecraft For Parents

Minecraft is a sandbox game which means that players roam virtual worlds and can freely approach objectives or create their own. This non-linear gameplay makes it difficult for some to get started, but there is an abundance of information and opportunity...
Understanding Premium Support

Understanding Premium Support

Overview Here at Apex , we understand how difficult it can be to create and develop a Minecraft Server . That is why we have created the premium support addon. With this addon, we are able to assist you even further when it comes to creating your server....
What is a dedicated IP used for?

What is a dedicated IP used for?

What is a dedicated IP used for? As a Minecraft server host we are able to offer dedicated IPs for our clients for a small extra charge, and we want you to fully understand what this is used for. Unfortunately, IPs are a limited resource so we are forced...
What is Minecraft TPS

What is Minecraft TPS

Introduction A servers TPS or Ticks Per Second is used to quantify the overall health of your server's performance. Like a heartbeat, your server beats at a fixed rate of 20 ticks per second, so one tick every 0.05 seconds. On each tick, various aspects...
What Is The Knowledgebase

What Is The Knowledgebase

Access Knowledgebase From Support Page Here at Apex Minecraft Hosting , we firmly believe that customer support is one of the most important aspects of Minecraft server hosting. We stand by this belief by providing you the most relevant, up to date,...