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When running a Minecraft server, there are many times that you will need to access your server files or the server console in order to make changes. If you are hosting with Apex you will have full access to our game panel, a customized version of Multicraft. Through this panel, you are able to access and manage all of the server features as you see fit. The panel can be used for simple tasks such as starting/stopping your server. It also includes FTP access which will allow you to edit the server files directly. This includes installing plugins, mods, configuring files, uploading worlds, etc. However, if you want to make simple changes to the server config files, you can do this from the panel as well without connecting to the FTP. With so many different features and endless possibilities for your server, you may be struggling to learn how to properly utilize the game panel to do things such as adding plugins with our FTP or using our one-click modpack installer. To help with this struggle, we have a knowledgebase full of useful tutorials that will give you step by step guides on how you can manage your Minecraft server.

A Guide to Minecraft Server Advertising – Blog

A Guide to Minecraft Server Advertising

We all know that playing on a Minecraft Server with no players online can get pretty boring. Most server owners dream of having the biggest and best Minecraft server, but it’s easier said than done to create a server that will be able to attract players. T...
Add Scheduled Tasks To Your Minecraft Server – Blog

Add Scheduled Tasks To Your Minecraft Server

Our control panel at Apex makes it easy to automate commands for your servers using scheduled tasks. Scheduling tasks allow you to automate a great number of server management actions like backing up, restarting, or broadcasting messages by utilizing...
Agrarian Skies Server – Blog

Agrarian Skies Server

Number of mods: approximately 53 mods This modpack is fit for small to large server population. Feed the beast Agrarian Skies: Hardcore Quest is a third-party modpack developed by Jadedcat and hosted on the FTB Platform. Agrarian Skies is a mod pack where...
Apex Hub World – Blog

Apex Hub World

Hello everyone! Welcome to the official Apex Hosting server Hub! This beautiful landscape was crafted by one of our staff members, and we thank them very much! In this walkthrough, you will be shown the exquisitely crafted world in all its glory! This...
ApexMc Official Public Server – Blog

ApexMc Official Public Server

Come visit the Apex Offices, Datacenter, and public game hub at play.apexmc.co on 1.8.x to 1.17.x Climb to the top of the mountain where you can find the entrance for the official virtual representation of the Apex Hosting office space which was built...
AppleSkin Mod for Minecraft – Blog

AppleSkin Mod for Minecraft

  In Minecraft, food and saturation are pretty vague and unexplained. Not a lot of people are aware of the exact values, or even the purpose of the mechanics that surround this aspect of the game. What are hunger points? What determines how slowly...
BiblioCraft Mod – Blog

BiblioCraft Mod

In vanilla Minecraft, collecting and storing items is a primary feature. As you collect more items, you may find that constantly using the same storage methods become unconventional in both functionality and aesthetics. Introducing the BiblioCraft mod,...
Biomes O' Plenty – Blog

Biomes O' Plenty

Minecraft is a beautiful game with many biomes, and a large part of the appeal is how diverse the landscapes can really be. Dozens upon dozens of different environments end up in a truly varied experience. No world is similar to another, and it’s a s...
Blightfall Server – Blog

Blightfall Server

Minecraft and Minecraft modpacks both cultivate a playthrough of creativity. Blightfall is an excellent example of how modpacks do so. Blightfall is a new and innovative mod pack from Technic. They have spent countless hours creating a unique experience...
BSL Shaders – Blog

BSL Shaders

  Minecraft is a beautiful game. The varied landscapes and limitless building possibilities make for a rich and detailed experience that simply can’t be found anywhere else. But with all this beauty comes the stone-cold truth that plagues us all. M...
Chat Formatting with Essentials Chat – Blog

Chat Formatting with Essentials Chat

Chat formatting lets you control what the chat looks like when anyone speaks in-game. This is how you typically set group names and generally change the formatting to make players or groups stand out. Chat formatting in Paper is made up of two parts....
Chat Page Overview – Blog

Chat Page Overview

The Chat Page enables users to communicate with the players on the server without being logged on in-game. In addition to this you can view who’s online and enact basic management like kicking the player and view the chat log. When a user sends ...
Chisels & Bits Minecraft Mod – Blog

Chisels & Bits Minecraft Mod

When playing vanilla Minecraft, building is a massive part of the gameplay. However after some time, you may find using the same materials monotonous and desire more to work with in order to have significantly more details. Introducing Chisels &...
Citizens Plugin – Blog

Citizens Plugin

One of the best things about a Minecraft Server is being able to customize it past Vanilla Minecraft. Adding plugins is just the way to do it, and a great way to bring life to your server is with Citizens, a Minecraft plugin that enables the creation...
Converting Client Modpack Versions To Server Version – Blog

Converting Client Modpack Versions To Server Version

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 on your machine...
Cooking for Blockheads Minecraft Mod – Blog

Cooking for Blockheads Minecraft Mod

When it comes to surviving in Minecraft, food is a resource that is non-negotiable. Whether it’s from fighting mobs or exploring the world, hunger will always be on your tail. While there are many food options and plenty of mods to add even more, keeping t...
Coreprotect – Blog

Coreprotect

This plugin is best used when in the hands of server mods and server hosts, people who need to know when something happened and who did it, or even if something happened. We all have had that friend who says they got diamonds, but you’re never really s...
Crack Pack Server – Blog

Crack Pack Server

  I don’t know about you, but I think that vanilla Minecraft is just… sooo 2013! Yeah, I’m going there. It’s cool and all, but also… it isn’t really that cool. I don’t want my friends to see me playing this old, boring game! Luckily, I have soluti...
Crafting Dead Server – Blog

Crafting Dead Server

The Walking Dead, Day Z, and Minecraft. This should be enough to sell this modpack for you, but if not, we are going to explain why the Crafting Dead server type is so much fun and how to install it. This modpack has a bunch of mods that, together, turn...
DecoCraft Minecraft Mod – Blog

DecoCraft Minecraft Mod

After playing vanilla Minecraft, you may become tired of the lack of proper decorations. There are ways to get creative and make your own using normal blocks, but they often lack functionality or looks. Look no further with DecoCraft, a mod dedicated...
Donation perks that comply with the EULA – Blog

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 your donation packages In short, Mojang is trying...
DragonSlayer Minecraft Plugin – Blog

DragonSlayer Minecraft Plugin

A large part of vanilla Minecraft is travelling to The End to face the Ender Dragon itself. While it can be exciting, the suspense and challenge will mostly fade after it is defeated. The dragon can be respawned, but it often stops there. This is where...
Drehmal v2 – Blog

Drehmal v2

Minecraft is a game of adventure and wonder. The first time you build a Nether Portal and explore the hellscape is mystical, and when you first enter the End to challenge the Ender Dragon is incredible. Despite this fact, Vanilla Minecraft is shrouded...
Extra Utilities Minecraft Mod – Blog

Extra Utilities Minecraft Mod

As you play through Minecraft, efficiency is often the difference between tedious work and playing at your own pace. Throughout the game you may build mob farms, storage arrays, and much more to make life easier. These are often tricky, however, as the...
Fabric Minecraft Mod Loader – Blog

Fabric Minecraft Mod Loader

For quite a long time, Forge was the most popular modloader for Minecraft, with very little competition. A majority of mods and modpacks were created exclusively for Forge, leaving little room for alternatives. When Minecraft 1.13 released, Forge allegedly...
Flan’s Mod – Blog

Flan’s Mod

Transport and weapons are a staple part of a vanilla Minecraft server, whether you use horses to explore vast distances or defend yourself with swords against creatures lurking in the dark. Many players feel that these options are too lackluster, however,...
FTB Direwolf20 Server – Blog

FTB Direwolf20 Server

Oh, Modpacks. One of the greatest aspects of Minecraft is its massive community driven projects, and there is no better example than Feed The Beast. Their work rings for miles with its quality and upkeep. Feed The Beast Direwolf20 was created by the ...
FTB Monster Server – Blog

FTB Monster Server

It is hard to find a modpack that will always have you busy. Look No Further! FTB Monster is a huge modpack. once boasted as the “Biggest Modpack Yet”. It has been a really long time since this was a hot modpack but it still holds up. FTB...
FTB Trident Server – Blog

FTB Trident Server

Number of mods: approximately 64 mods This modpack is fit for small to medium server population: WAR!!! Feed the beast Trident was created by the FTB Team and is mainly focused on warfare. This modpack will be the most fun if you play on it with friends ...
FTB Unleashed Server – Blog

FTB Unleashed Server

FTB Unleashed. A modpack that hangs amongst titans of fellow FTB modpacks. You may be asking, what separates Unleashed from the other packs? Well, aside from the already awesome large mods such as Thaumcraft 3, Biomes O’ Plenty, and IndustrialCraft 2...
Grappling Hook Minecraft Plugin – Blog

Grappling Hook Minecraft Plugin

Vanilla Minecraft is all about exploring. Whether it’s exploring vast caves or trekking the great mountains; after a long time of this the desire for a fresh approach to travel heightens. This is especially true when dealing with large heights....
How to Add a Minecraft Server Icon – Blog

How to Add a Minecraft Server Icon

Since Minecraft v1.7.2 server owners have been given the ability to further customize the look of the server in the multiplayer server list in-game. One very important feature that was added is the ability to customize the icon that will display next...
How To Add a MySQL Database To Your Minecraft Server – Blog

How To Add a MySQL Database To Your Minecraft Server

You may have come across some plugins requiring or allowing the use of 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...
How To Add a World To Your Java Minecraft Server – Blog

How To Add a World To Your Java Minecraft Server

When your server is first created, it starts off with a freshly generated world. However if you’re like most players, you’ll probably want to use one you’ve already been working on or a pre-built world from online. Uploading a custom world to the serve...
How to add Behavior Packs to a Bedrock Edition World – Blog

How to add Behavior Packs to a Bedrock Edition World

Modifying the base game of Minecraft is one of the most enjoyable parts about the game. One of the most common ways to modify Minecraft is through mods or plugins as these can really make the server unique and fun for all the players. Unfortunately, with...
How To Add Minecraft Commands To Your Server – Blog

How To Add Minecraft Commands To Your Server

With our Game panel, you have the option to create custom commands. These Commands are special functions that can be executed by the panel or in-game to perform a particular task such as backing up, restarting or even issuing in-game commands on the server....
How to Add Mods to a Minecraft Server – Blog

How to Add Mods to a Minecraft Server

If you have been playing Vanilla Minecraft, or using a premade modpack, it is likely that you have already explored all there is to do. Why not start exploring into customizing your server further? A great way to customize your server is by adding mods....
How To Add Mods To A Modpack (Client Side) – Blog

How To Add Mods To A Modpack (Client Side)

Having a modded Minecraft server is a great way to customize your gameplay experience. However, playing with mods is not as simple as just uploading them to your server. For every mod that you add to your server, you will also have to add it to your client-side...
How to Add Plugins to a Proxy Server in Minecraft – Blog

How to Add Plugins to a Proxy Server in Minecraft

  Within Minecraft, plugins are often used to expand gameplay, while proxy servers link multiple servers together. It is possible to add plugins to the proxy server as well, which can further expand the gameplay elements across all servers. With...
How To Add Plugins To Your Minecraft Server – Blog

How To Add Plugins To Your Minecraft Server

With your Apex Minecraft server, you can quickly add plugins to a Craftbukkit server with just a few steps. What plugins for Minecraft you choose to add is entirely at your discretion; if you’re just starting out and not sure what plugins you should...
How To Add Plugins With Bukget Plugin Manager in Multicraft – Blog

How To Add Plugins With Bukget Plugin Manager in Multicraft

While Minecraft is a game of vast possibilities, after a while of continuously playing the game one may find that the experience slowly gets tedious or bland. Luckily, this is where plugins come into play. Plugins are server-sided modifications that has...
How To Add Plugins With Spongeforge – Blog

How To Add Plugins With Spongeforge

Having mods or plugins is an excellent way to bring excitement to your Minecraft gameplay. While mods and plugins are both great, they are not compatible with each other out of the box. In most cases you will not be able to use both mods and plugins on...
How To Add Resource Packs To Minecraft – Blog

How To Add Resource Packs To Minecraft

Adding a Resource Pack to your Minecraft server is an excellent way to bring excitement to the visual aspects of your community’s gameplay. With thousands of texture packs, there are endless possibilities to create your perfect server. While installing a...
How to Allocate More RAM to a Minecraft launcher – Blog

How to Allocate More RAM to a Minecraft launcher

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 be quite...
How To Backup Your Minecraft Server – Blog

How To Backup Your Minecraft Server

Due to the fickle nature of running a Minecraft server you are bound to encounter an instance in where you’ll want to restore your world to a previous state as a result of griefing, corruption or just looking to reset your world. You can restore...
How To Ban and Unban Players – Blog

How To Ban and Unban Players

As an administrator or OP of your server you must manage all of the banned players. This is different than using a whitelist as a banned player will never have access to the server. We recommend that you use this only in the event of someone that you...
How to Change the Minecraft Java Edition Version – Blog

How to Change the Minecraft Java Edition Version

As more and more Minecraft versions are released, the pool of potential server versions will only grow. While many server owners will aim to run the latest version, there are exceptions to this that will often occur. Running mods, waiting for plugin updates,...
How To Change The MOTD On A Minecraft Server – Blog

How To Change The MOTD On A Minecraft Server

When getting ready to join a Minecraft server, one of the first things players notice is the little description text on the server. This description is called the MOTD (Message of the Day) and this text normally provides a bit of information related to...
How To Change Your Minecraft Name – Blog

How To Change Your Minecraft Name

Owning a Minecraft account requires you to have a username, and sometimes you’re unhappy with it or want to simply change the name. Luckily in 2015, Mojang allowed name changes for all Java accounts. Since then, there have been thousands of username e...
How To Change Your Minecraft Server Name – Blog

How To Change Your Minecraft Server Name

Every server under the control panel can be assigned a descriptive name to identify it by. This is helpful when you have more than one server as it decreases the risk of mistakenly editing a server. You can quickly change the server name by navigating...
How To Change Your Minecraft Server Seed – Blog

How To Change Your Minecraft Server Seed

When a Minecraft world is first created, the world generates biomes, villages, and other structures at random. Having this random generation is one of the exciting parts about creating a new Minecraft save as you never know what interesting structures/biomes...
How to Change Your Minecraft Server View Distance – Blog

How to Change Your Minecraft Server View Distance

Within Minecraft you will have a specific view distance that determines how far you can see in-game. This can make for extremely beautiful landscapes with large view distances that span hundreds of blocks. You may find that the default view distance on...
How to Connect To Your Minecraft Server With FTP – Blog

How to Connect To Your Minecraft Server With FTP

An FTP service is designed for transferring files over the internet. This transfer occurs between a user and a server. The FTP service that Apex offers alongside it’s servers not only allows you to upload files, but it also provides a file editing feature t...
How to Convert a Bedrock World to Java Edition – Blog

How to Convert a Bedrock World to Java Edition

After playing on Minecraft Bedrock Edition for an extended period of time, you may wish to switch over to Java edition instead. While this seems simple on the surface, worlds are not compatible between versions by default. Thankfully a website called...
How to Create a Subdomain in Minecraft – Blog

How to Create a Subdomain in Minecraft

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 the server. As this can be...
How to Download a Minecraft World – Blog

How to Download a Minecraft World

When owning a Minecraft Server, one of the most important parts is the world. The world holds all of the server’s player data, builds, structures, and more. Keeping this world safe is generally the server owner’s biggest task. There are many situations i...
How To Edit Minecraft Server Files – Blog

How To Edit Minecraft Server Files

The web based FTP client enables you to manage your Minecraft server files with relative ease from the panel. To access your files using the web client, navigate to FTP File Access and log in using your panel password. Once authenticated you will be directed...
How To Edit Server Config Files – Blog

How To Edit Server Config Files

You can edit server files using either the Config Files option or directly via FTP. The Config Files option allows you to make quick edits to the majority of server configuration files using a simple text based editor and for some of the core configuration...
How to Enable and Disable the End and Nether – Blog

How to Enable and Disable the End and Nether

Playing Minecraft is already an incredible adventure, but sometimes dimensions can add more fun to the game, such as new mobs or the Ender Dragon. However, some server owners do not want that for the players. The customization of servers allows for owners...
How To Enable Command Blocks – Blog

How To Enable Command Blocks

A command block is a special block in Minecraft that can be used to execute console commands when activated by redstone. These blocks are extremely useful for small tasks with a few commands or even massive adventure maps with a ton of different triggered...
How To Enable Flying On A Minecraft Server – Blog

How To Enable Flying On A Minecraft Server

Flying is an integral part of the endgame Minecraft experience. It’s fast, it’s fun, and it’s super useful for getting from one place to another. Whether it’s with a pair of elytra, a jetpack from a mod, or any other source of flying, once it’s obtained,...
How to Enable Skins on a Minecraft Server – Blog

How to Enable Skins on a Minecraft Server

When playing on Minecraft servers, one of the most common ways for players to express themselves is with the use of skins. Skins are the perfect way to add customization to Minecraft characters. While these are great, when running an offline server, or...
How to Find Minecraft Plugins – Blog

How to Find Minecraft Plugins

Minecraft plugins are a great way to bring new life to your server. Whether it’s used for admin purposes or to enhance the game play, having these additions can be very beneficial. While these are great, researching Minecraft plugins can be challenging....
How to fix out of version plugins errors – Blog

How to fix out of version plugins errors

Note: Since Minecraft began updating from 1.7.4. to 1.8. there has been an extreme amount of fragmentation. This means that there are many different snapshots between 1.7.5. and 1.7.9. that provide partial play ability. You can find a list of the latest...
How to Fix the "Server Connection Timed Out" Error in Minecraft – Blog

How to Fix the "Server Connection Timed Out" Error in Minecraft

Whether you are running a modded or Vanilla Minecraft Server, running into issues with connection can lead to frustration in both you and the players on the server. One of the most common problems server owners run into is being unable to connect due...
How To Fix The Ticking Entity Crash in Minecraft – Blog

How To Fix The Ticking Entity Crash in Minecraft

A Ticking Entity crash will be caused when some form of data, typically a mob or block, in the world becomes corrupted. This will usually be displayed in a crash report as follows: java.lang.nullpointerexception: ticking entity The corruption that can...
How To Get World Edit in Minecraft – Blog

How To Get World Edit in Minecraft

Building in Minecraft is a relaxing experience, possibly even the most important part of the game, but as fun as it is, placing blocks one by one can easily become tedious. Large structures have hundreds, if not thousands of blocks in them, and putting...
How To Host a Minecraft Server – Blog

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 Get Started with the Botania Minecraft Mod – Blog

How to Install and Get Started with the Botania Minecraft Mod

Minecraft has a lot of flowers, but they don’t have a lot of uses. It’s nice to be able to dye your bed or give a poppy to your favorite golem, but it would be nice if they could be used for more. This is where mods like Botania come in to help budding bot...
How to Install and Get Started with the Minecraft Astral Sorcery Mod – Blog

How to Install and Get Started with the Minecraft Astral Sorcery Mod

Minecraft has had a basic magic system that has been very slowly growing since it was first introduced. It is possible to find vestiges of magic at enchanting tables, or by crossing an illusioner. Unfortunately, many players find the magic systems native...
How to Install and Use Grief Prevention – Blog

How to Install and Use Grief Prevention

When playing on a Minecraft server, there is always the chance of encountering troublesome players who enjoy griefing bases or looting. Griefing is often a cause for players departing from a server, due to their hard work being lost. Introducing Grief...
How to Install and Use LiteLoader Mods – Blog

How to Install and Use LiteLoader Mods

Minecraft mods offer a fantastic way to spice up and add new features to your Minecraft game. Using mods, your Minecraft game can be turned into anything you can imagine. They add new blocks, new items, enemies and dimensions, and even change the gameplay...
How to Install and Use LuckPerms in Minecraft – Blog

How to Install and Use LuckPerms in Minecraft

As an owner of a Minecraft server, one of the key variables you need to pay attention to are ranks. Many server owners wonder how they can make someone an admin on a Minecraft server. A ranking system allows you to create a hierarchy, differentiate the...
How To Install And Use PermissionsEx Plugin – Blog

How To Install And Use PermissionsEx Plugin

  On a variety of servers, you may notice that each player is given a set of ranks, whether they are static, or you gain new ones. These ranks can be configured with custom permissions, allowing a difference between staff members or normal players....
How To Install And Use ShopGUIPlus Plugin – Blog

How To Install And Use ShopGUIPlus Plugin

ShopGUI+ is a premium Bukkit plugin that allows you to add a custom shop to your Minecraft server that can be accessed via the /shop command. This plugin is the basis for your server’s economy. It allows you to set up GUI based shops that players can bu...
How to Install and Use the ActionAnnouncer Plugin – Blog

How to Install and Use the ActionAnnouncer Plugin

When hosting a Minecraft server, providing information to players is important for gameplay and the server’s health. Much of this information is provided through various announcements, whether it is a reminder to vote or listing how many active players a...
How to Install and Use the ChestShop Plugin – Blog

How to Install and Use the ChestShop Plugin

Survival Minecraft players, whether they are builders, miners, or redstone engineers, will all eventually run into the same problem. Sooner or later you will run out of resources for your build or suddenly need an item you haven’t found yet. Chest shops m...
How to Install and Use the ClearLagg Plugin – Blog

How to Install and Use the ClearLagg Plugin

One of the biggest concerns for server owners is lag. Lag can be caused for a variety of reasons, whether it’s from what you build, collect and mine on your server or the hardware your server runs on. However if you host with Apex hardware shouldn’t be ...
How to Install and Use the CommandNPC Plugin – Blog

How to Install and Use the CommandNPC Plugin

Non-Player Characters are a very useful tool available for your Minecraft server. Creating npcs makes the server look very well-polished, and they can be used to perform functions such as teleporting players and opening custom shops. Citizens2 is the...
How to Install and Use the Jobs Reborn Plugin – Blog

How to Install and Use the Jobs Reborn Plugin

When running a Minecraft server, having a successful economy is often vital to promote player trading and effort. While shops can be configured to sell blocks and items, this can often become repetitive and does not promote a variety of gameplay styles....
How To Install and Use the Minecraft Essentials Plugin – Blog

How To Install and Use the Minecraft Essentials Plugin

Hosting your Minecraft server can be lots of fun, but the default version of the game doesn’t allow for much control. If you want to set homes, have teleportation, kits, sign commands, and more, then you can do that through plugins. However, there are t...
How to Install and use the Minecraft OpenBlocks Mod – Blog

How to Install and use the Minecraft OpenBlocks Mod

Since Minecraft was first released, the community and developers have worked together to improve the game. The developers try to include the most popular requests, but some suggestions get left behind. Luckily Minecraft’s active modding community works h...
How To Install And Use the Minecraft Vault Plugin – Blog

How To Install And Use the Minecraft Vault Plugin

Vault is used on nearly every server for storing various data as well as allowing plugins to hook into one another. There is little to no configuration to be done here as Vault is mostly an install and forget type of plugin that allows your server to...
How to Install and Use the Shopkeepers Plugin – Blog

How to Install and Use the Shopkeepers Plugin

Creating a shop on a server comes with a lot of difficulties. If you don’t have some kind of security system, you are left hoping that someone doesn’t come along and steal all of the items in your shop. If you choose to use redstone, an angry creeper can...
How to Install and Use the Silk Spawners Plugin – Blog

How to Install and Use the Silk Spawners Plugin

Building some kind of mob farm is a common goal for Survival Minecraft, but it isn’t always easy. If you don’t have access to the creative menu you may have to go spelunking for a dungeon or use glitchy game mechanics to force mobs to spawn. Both of ...
How to Install and Use the Simple Elevators Plugin – Blog

How to Install and Use the Simple Elevators Plugin

When playing on a server, you may occasionally notice that some include elevators. Oftentimes, these are built into the spawn-hub and are used to access separate parts of the structure. For example, a multi-floor shop may feature elevators for quick access....
How to Install and Use the SkinsRestorer Plugin – Blog

How to Install and Use the SkinsRestorer Plugin

One of the perks of owning a Minecraft server is the option to enable offline mode. This lets people with unofficial copies of Minecraft join the server, but you lose access to whitelists and player skins in the process. The standard Steve skin is a classic,...
How to Install and use the Spongeforge Plugin – Blog

How to Install and use the Spongeforge Plugin

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 use plugins. T...
How to Install and Use the Thermos Plugin – Blog

How to Install and Use the Thermos Plugin

Having mods or plugins is an excellent way to bring excitement to your Minecraft server. 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 use plugins and v...
How To Install And Use TitleManager Plugin – Blog

How To Install And Use TitleManager Plugin

Your Minecraft server can appear dull in-game because of the lack of personalization and customizable features, which leads owners to find plugins for that. For instance, using the TAB to view the connected players does not have any headers or footers...
How to Install and Use Tuinity – Blog

How to Install and Use Tuinity

Server performance can make or break your server. No one wants to play on an extremely laggy server. There is only so much that the best hardware can do for your server to keep it running optimally. This is why it is important to know the best software...
How To Install And Use WorldGuard Plugin in Minecraft – Blog

How To Install And Use WorldGuard Plugin in Minecraft

One of the most important parts of hosting a Minecraft server is protecting your server from griefers. Nothing is worse than spending hours of hard work on a build just for someone to come along and destroy it. One of the best ways to protect your server...
How to Install Custom Modpacks in Minecraft – Blog

How to Install Custom Modpacks in Minecraft

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 can be...
How To Install Fabric Manually on a Minecraft Server – Blog

How To Install Fabric Manually on a Minecraft Server

  Playing Minecraft with mods is by far one of the best ways that you can enhance your gameplay experience. Adding mods to your server/client is easy enough as they just require Forge client-side. However, this is not the case with every mod out...
How To Install Minecraft Data Packs – Blog

How To Install Minecraft Data Packs

There are many great ways to further customize your Minecraft gameplay. One of the easiest ways to customize your server is with the use of datapacks. You can use datapacks to add new advancements, functions, loot tables, structures, and more. This is...
How to Install Minecraft Forge Client-Side – Blog

How to Install Minecraft Forge Client-Side

One of the most exciting parts about playing Minecraft is using mods. Mods allow for customization past Vanilla Minecraft and can really change your gameplay in some awesome ways. However, adding mods is not as simple as just putting them into a mods...
How To Install Minecraft Modpacks Manually – Blog

How To Install Minecraft Modpacks Manually

One of the best ways to play Minecraft with your friends is with the use of modpacks. Modpacks are a collection of Minecraft mods that create an overall theme. Using modpacks can completely change what you know Minecraft to be as they modify Minecraft...
How To Install Minecraft Mods with Forge (Client Side) – Blog

How To Install Minecraft Mods with Forge (Client Side)

Having a modded Minecraft server is a great way to customize your gameplay experience. However, playing with mods is not as simple as just uploading them to your server. For every mod that goes into your server, it has to be run client-side. Minecraft...
How to Install Nukkit – Blog

How to Install Nukkit

In Minecraft, one of the most exciting versions is Bedrock Edition. With Bedrock Edition, you can play Minecraft on your phone and your computer. Now while this version of Minecraft does have the cross-compatibility that normal Java Edition does not have,...
How to Install Plugins on a Minecraft Java Server – Blog

How to Install Plugins on a Minecraft Java Server

Vanilla Minecraft can be fun, but it may get a bit stale after a while. Being able to add new features to the game without waiting for Mojang to do so can be the key to alleviating any boredom you may have in your server. This is where plugins will come...
How to Install the Holographic Displays Plugin – Blog

How to Install the Holographic Displays Plugin

As a Minecraft server owner, relaying information to players is a crucial part of the experience. In vanilla Minecraft you are mostly limited to books or signs in order to give information to others. This changes with the use of Holographic Displays,...
How to Join a Bedrock Edition Server on Xbox/Switch – Blog

How to Join a Bedrock Edition Server on Xbox/Switch

One of the biggest perks for playing on Bedrock or a Java server with Geyser is the potential for cross-play. Bedrock players can join any server running GeyserMC or Bedrock Edition from any console. Most people know this already from playing on PC and...
How to Join a Minecraft Bedrock Edition Server on PS4 or PS5 – Blog

How to Join a Minecraft Bedrock Edition Server on PS4 or PS5

One huge advantage Bedrock has over Java is the potential for crossplay. Bedrock players can join any server running Geyser or the Bedrock edition of the game from almost any console. This process is very easy for players on a computer or using the PocketEdition...
How to Join a Minecraft Server on PC – Blog

How to Join a Minecraft Server on PC

Minecraft is one of the most enjoyable and fun games on the planet. With its infinite expanding open world and hands off approach to letting the player learn the world, its bound to give anyone a fun time. But you wanna know the only thing more enjoyable...
How to Load a Schematic in WorldEdit – Blog

How to Load a Schematic in WorldEdit

Creating the perfect build in Minecraft can be a long process but a totally worthwhile one. Whether you are making a small house or a massive kingdom you will most likely want to save it to add to another world or share with others. This is where WorldEdit...
How To Make A Flat World In Multicraft – Blog

How To Make A Flat World In Multicraft

When deciding to start a Minecraft server, many things may go through the soon-to-be owner’s mind. One of the biggest decisions for the server owner is what type of server to go with. If not the best, one of the best parts about Minecraft is the...
How To Make a Minecraft Server – Blog

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 players...
How to Make a Sky Factory 4 Server – Blog

How to Make a Sky Factory 4 Server

  Skyfactory 4 is a modpack for version 1.12.2, loaded with sorcery, automation, and featuring a wide variety of food mods. There are so many mods in this, clocking in at 204 mods, this is sure to keep you and your buddies busy for a long while....
How to Make Money on your Minecraft Server – Blog

How to Make Money on your Minecraft Server

Minecraft servers aren’t cheap to host or to maintain, and keeping a large server (or a network of servers!) up with your own pocket money isn’t a viable long-term option for most people. Consider the expenses of hosting a well-developed Minecraft ser...
How to merge the nether/end into the world folder – Blog

How to merge the nether/end into the world folder

One of the key concerns for nearly every server owner is being able to provide a server with the absolute best experience for their community. Knowing how to properly optimize a Minecraft server and configure can be difficult, especially if the server...
How to OP Yourself In Minecraft – Blog

How to OP Yourself In Minecraft

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 you every...
How to Play FTB Modpacks – Blog

How to Play FTB Modpacks

Minecraft is an incredible experience for many, and for many more, it has served as a foundation for far more – With the growing community of modders, Minecraft has seen a giant number of mods and modpacks to tailor the experience to the player’s n...
How to Play Minecraft VR on Oculus Rift – Blog

How to Play Minecraft VR on Oculus Rift

When you have been playing vanilla Minecraft for an extended period of time, you may eventually find the format of the game tiresome. Without mods, the game is often repetitive and you grow to play the game with less challenge, as you know the ins and...
How to Play Minecraft with Friends – Blog

How to Play Minecraft with Friends

For years, Minecraft has been known as one of the world’s most popular video games. While many may think that this is due to the expansive features and seemingly endless possibilities in single-player, one of the main reasons is the ability to play M...
How to Play Modpacks with MultiMC – Blog

How to Play Modpacks with MultiMC

The Minecraft community has grown a lot over the years, but one of the biggest parts of this community has always been the modding community with a constantly growing list of diverse modpacks that continue to push the limits of what can be done. In the...
How to play modpacks with the ATLauncher – Blog

How to play modpacks with the ATLauncher

As Minecraft has grown, it has attracted a massive community of content creators. This community has put forward incredible work to make Vanilla Minecraft look entirely different. From texture packs to full gameplay overhaul packs, these replace almost...
How to prevent XRay on a Minecraft Server – Blog

How to prevent XRay on a Minecraft Server

As Minecraft is a game with no official anti-cheat or guidelines that prevent players from cheating, many players choose the dark side. The easiest form of cheating that your server denizens may adopt is X-Ray, which allows them to see through blocks...
How to Read Minecraft Crash Reports – Blog

How to Read Minecraft Crash Reports

Many times when modifying a server you may experience issues with the server crashing. These crashes are generally caused by either mods, the world, or the server jar. When a server crashes, it generates a crash report in the FTP File Access. These crash...
How to Read Minecraft Server Logs – Blog

How to Read Minecraft Server Logs

Many times when modifying a server, you will experience issues with the server crashing. This generates a crash report in the FTP File Access which breaks down why the server crashed. However, sometimes there may not be enough information in the Crash...
How to Reset the Nether in Minecraft Java Edition – Blog

How to Reset the Nether in Minecraft Java Edition

One of the most thrilling aspects of playing Minecraft is discovering the Nether. The nether is completely different from the overworld as it introduces new mobs, blocks, and a totally separate feel to the world. With this seemingly endless world type,...
How To Reset Your Minecraft World & Start a New World – Blog

How To Reset Your Minecraft World & Start a New World

So, you’re tired of your old and decrepit world and want some spice in your life? Maybe the generation of the current world doesn’t suit you? Or your friend blew everything up by accident, and you just want a fresh start. Whatever reason, it can be a b...
How to Respawn the Ender Dragon – Blog

How to Respawn the Ender Dragon

Fighting the Ender Dragon can be considered a staple to any Minecraft server. You may even want to wait for all players to be ready to fight the dragon together and make it an event! Sometimes though players might skip ahead and fight the dragon alone,...
How To Restore Your Minecraft World From a Backup – Blog

How To Restore Your Minecraft World From a Backup

When running a Minecraft Server, the most important part of your server is likely your world as it holds all of your in-game progress. As a server owner, keeping this world safe should be one of your top priorities. This is why here at Apex, we have created...
How to Set a Spawn Point in Minecraft – Blog

How to Set a Spawn Point in Minecraft

Almost all Minecraft servers need a spawn point for new and returning players, which can be configured through multiple methods. Having a spawn for your users is important to establish shops, farms, arenas, or anything else that you want people to utilize....
How to Set The Difficulty in a Minecraft Server – Blog

How to Set The Difficulty in a Minecraft Server

Difficulty in Minecraft is a big, important option, with a direct effect on many parts of the gameplay. In essence, difficulty allows the player (or in case of a server, the server owner) to choose how easy, or how hard, they want their gameplay experience...
How To Set Up a Minecraft Forge Server – Blog

How To Set Up a Minecraft Forge Server

Forge is a Minecraft Mod Loader which enables the use of mods on your Minecraft server. You may want to install a version of that is not already provided in our jar dropdown. If this is the case, you can manually install Forge to the server. There are...
How to Set Up a Paper Minecraft Server – Blog

How to Set Up a Paper Minecraft Server

In more recent server versions, it has become increasingly difficult for Minecraft to stay optimized with large amounts of concurrent players. Alongside this, vanilla Minecraft often suffers from basic moderation, as there are limited commands that server...
How To Set Up A Whitelist on Your Minecraft Server – Blog

How To Set Up A Whitelist on Your Minecraft Server

Having a whitelist can be quite vital if you have plans on creating a private server. This will only allow players that you add to the whitelist to connect to your server. Anyone else that tries to connect will be blocked from connecting, this keeps your...
How to Set Up and Use the Dynmap Minecraft Plugin – Blog

How to Set Up and Use the Dynmap Minecraft Plugin

One of the great ways to customize your Minecraft server is with plugins. With thousands of plugins, your server has endless possibilities from creating Factions to having an online map of your server. Dynmap is an awesome way to expand your server outside...
How to Setup a FTB Infinity Evolved Server in Minecraft – Blog

How to Setup a FTB Infinity Evolved Server in Minecraft

  Remember the good ol’ Vanilla days, mining with your friends, not a care in the world? You and your friends think, there’s no way that this can get better, right? This is where modded comes in! Traditional Vanilla mechanics mixed with new exciting ite...
How to Setup Addons on a Bedrock Server – Blog

How to Setup Addons on a Bedrock Server

Resource packs and other addons are part of what makes Minecraft so enjoyable, with thousands out there for you to choose from. Adding behavior packs and resource packs to your Bedrock server can give players a unique experience that will keep them involved....
How to Setup and Use Proximity Voice Chat in Minecraft – Blog

How to Setup and Use Proximity Voice Chat in Minecraft

Simple Voice Chat is a proximity chat mod and plugin that allows you to chat with other nearby players without having to join a discord server or voice channel. This mod gives an extra level of immersion to the game and is a must have for any server....
How To Setup BungeeCord on Multicraft – Blog

How To Setup BungeeCord on Multicraft

You may have seen servers with a variety of game modes, minigames, and worlds. Being able to bring a diverse gameplay to your users is a dream of many server owners. Sadly, this can’t be done with a single server. However, with Bungeecord you can create a...
How to Setup BuycraftX – Blog

How to Setup BuycraftX

One of the key factors to running any server is funding. Without proper funding, the server has no way to afford the upkeep expenses such as hosting. That’s why monetizing your server is essential, especially for larger communities with a good amount...
How to Start a FTB Continuum Server – Blog

How to Start a FTB Continuum Server

After a few playthroughs, it is possible to get a bit bored of the normal Minecraft grind. Modding the game is a good way to add a new challenge for you and your players to overcome. Creating barren worlds to survive or adding complicated new machines...
How to Start a OneBlock Server with the Minecraft OneBlock Plugin – Blog

How to Start a OneBlock Server with the Minecraft OneBlock Plugin

While Minecraft is a game of what seems to be infinite possibilities, after a while the gameplay may become bland and repetitive. You can only beat the Ender Dragon and skip through the credits so many times before they start to lose their charm. Luckily,...
How To Start a Quake Server – Blog

How To Start a Quake Server

Setup Time: 5 – 10 Mins Setup Difficulty: Easy Players: 2 – 30 Playing minigames is one of the most exciting parts of Minecraft. It’s likely that you have played on a server such as Hypixel where you have experienced a variety of these...
How to Start an Agrarian Skies 2 Server in Minecraft – Blog

How to Start an Agrarian Skies 2 Server in Minecraft

In the world of Minecraft, gameplay often becomes repetitive, leading to a desire to add more to the basic gameplay. Whether it’s mods, challenge maps like skyblock, or more, these can breathe new life into the game. Introducing Agrarian Skies 2, a s...
How to Start an All the Mods 6 Server – Blog

How to Start an All the Mods 6 Server

With so many mods available for Minecraft, it can be difficult to find a modpack with all of your favorites. Luckily, there are large modpacks available that include a variety of mods to fit every kind of player. One of the most popular of these kitchen...
How To Turn Off PVP In a Minecraft Server – Blog

How To Turn Off PVP In a Minecraft Server

One exciting feature in Minecraft is the player versus player combat, aka PVP. It is the backbone of many different types of servers and gamemodes. While it can be fun in some cases, you may want to block the ability of players to be able to interact...
How to Update Mods on a Minecraft Server – Blog

How to Update Mods on a Minecraft Server

Keeping Minecraft modpacks updated on your server and launcher are important for ensuring you or others can easily join. It can be a lot of fun to play, but when a new update is released, it can be difficult to change the pack’s version. A good example o...
How To Update Your EULA.txt file for 1.7.10 – Blog

How To Update Your EULA.txt file for 1.7.10

With the release of 1.7.10, users are required to agree to a EULA in order to run a server. This EULA is a simple text-based file on your server labeled eula.txt with an option that you must change from false to true in order for the server to start....
How to Upload a Custom Jar File For Minecraft – Blog

How to Upload a Custom Jar File For Minecraft

There are many different versions a Minecraft server can run. Each one of these uses custom jar files in order to launch the game properly. Our game panel has access to many of these jars, however, you may find that the version you are looking for isn’t l...
How to Use and Install the Plugman Minecraft Plugin – Blog

How to Use and Install the Plugman Minecraft Plugin

Plugins are an excellent way to add new functions and features to your server. When experimenting with plugins, restarting the server frequently can make the process a bit tedious. It would be much easier if there was a way to manage plugins without having...
How To Use Cauldron On Your Minecraft Server – Blog

How To Use Cauldron On Your Minecraft Server

Having mods or plugins is an excellent way to bring excitement to your Minecraft server. 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 use plugins and v...
How To Use The Minecraft Console in Multicraft – Blog

How To Use The Minecraft Console in Multicraft

Despite being a scary wall of generated text to some, the Console is quite a useful tool and should be worth investing time into understanding. The server console allows you to issue commands to the server and its players as well as provide you with detailed...
How To Use The Multiverse Core Plugin for Minecraft – Blog

How To Use The Multiverse Core Plugin for Minecraft

When playing vanilla Minecraft, spending plenty of time within your world is a crucial part of the gameplay experience. After playing through your world for a prolonged amount of time, you may wish to expand your efforts without directly giving up or...
Installing a Mod Pack on Your Server – Blog

Installing a Mod Pack on Your Server

There are endless options for your server, only limited by the imagination. Each option has an associated level of difficulty for bringing to life and the number of server resources necessary. As you add more players and plugins your server will require...
Interpreting the Resource Graph – Blog

Interpreting the Resource Graph

The server resource graph is a useful tool to get a quick overview our your servers general health by displaying the approximate CPU and RAM usage while online from our control panel. This graph can be located on the Server Details page of the respective...
Java And Bedrock Crossplay Server Hosting with GeyserMC – Blog

Java And Bedrock Crossplay Server Hosting with GeyserMC

  One of the main struggles you may have come across with Minecraft is the inability to cross-play with your friends from a different version of the game. By default the Bedrock and Java versions of the game are not able to play together. Unfortunately...
JourneyMap Minecraft Mod – Blog

JourneyMap Minecraft Mod

Whether you are playing vanilla or modded Minecraft, there is always the risk of losing track of your position. This can become more troublesome the further you travel and the more locations to discover. Trying to write down coordinates can be tedious...
Jurassic Craft 3 – Blog

Jurassic Craft 3

Jurassic Craft 3 is the brainchild of the creators of Crazy Craft and has many of the same features. The main difference between the two though, is that the modpack revolves around the Jurassic Craft mod. The whole goal of the modpack is to give you the...
Just Enough Items – Blog

Just Enough Items

As you play through a Minecraft world, recipes are crucial to create any block or tool that you’ll need to use. This is especially true when playing with mods, as learning new recipes can be confusing for unfamiliar players. While searching for crafting i...
Kicked by an Operator Message in Minecraft – Blog

Kicked by an Operator Message in Minecraft

You may have experienced an issue where you or a player cannot join the server due to the error “You have been kicked by an operator”. You may be confused as to why they are getting this error if you have not banned this player. If from your server con...
LuckPerms Chat Formatter – Blog

LuckPerms Chat Formatter

While you chat in your Minecraft server, you will notice that the text is plain and features no colors or symbols. This is problematic when using LuckPerms to display ranks or prefixes, as they will not appear in-game by default. Luckily, the LuckPerms...
Lunar Client for Minecraft – Blog

Lunar Client for Minecraft

  Oh, the beauty of 3rd party launchers. Ever since who knows when, Minecrafters have been using 3rd party launchers to play their favorite block game with extra features, better optimization, more settings, and much more. But why should you use...
Magma - Minecraft Server Installation Guide – Blog

Magma - Minecraft Server Installation Guide

Combining mods and plugins on the same Minecraft server has been a highly-wanted feature since the very advent of both, but this has always been hard to implement. Mods and plugins are designed with different paradigms in mind. While mods add new gameplay...
Make a Kinda Crazy Craft 2.0 Server in Minecraft – Blog

Make a Kinda Crazy Craft 2.0 Server in Minecraft

  Vanilla is without doubt one of the most classical ways to play minecraft. Forging tools and armour to explore the nether and eventually beat the ender dragon, such a nostalgic experience now. But, do you ever wish there were some crazier ways...
Managing Your Game Server – Blog

Managing Your Game Server

As a server owner, having access to each piece of your server is crucial to maintaining proper setup and backend configuration. The server details and management page is what you see when you first select one of your servers to manage from the Apex Server...
Miami Minecraft Server Map – Blog

Miami Minecraft Server Map

We all love building awesome structures and maps, which is exactly why we have created a map of our own! It’s time to roam the streets and beaches in Florida. Our team has created a near-perfect replica of the Miami Beaches, Lummus Park, and Ocean Drive. T...
Minecraft 'Failed to Verify Username' Error – Blog

Minecraft 'Failed to Verify Username' Error

You may have tried to join your Minecraft server and been rejected due to the error “Failed to verify username” or “Invalid Session”. This issue occurs because the client’s launcher failed to authenticate with Mojang’s...
Minecraft Banners – Blog

Minecraft Banners

In the world of Minecraft, the world is an expression of your creativity. Your builds and your way of living are an extension of yourself, and offer a good indication of your person to other players. But today, we don’t care about any of that. We need s...
Minecraft Clumps Mod – Blog

Minecraft Clumps Mod

Modded servers are such a fragile side to Minecraft. They require so many plugins or mods to optimize the absolute heck out of em’ to relative success. Despite this, when a lot of players are running around having fun, entities tend to stack up. Server v...
Minecraft Color Codes Overview – Blog

Minecraft Color Codes Overview

While playing on your Minecraft server, you may notice that certain texts are colored or using bold and italicized formatting. You might want to use them yourself to make your server stand out by changing the default appearance of your game chat, item...
Minecraft CommandNPC Plugin – Blog

Minecraft CommandNPC Plugin

One of the most common seen features in Minecraft Servers is the character models that allow you to either open shops, teleport to worlds/gamemodes, or give you general server information. This is done through the CommandNPC plugin. CommandNPC is what...
Minecraft Controlling Mod – Blog

Minecraft Controlling Mod

When playing modded Minecraft, you may eventually find yourself with way too many keybinds. Oftentimes, mods will use the same key with different uses, making it difficult to find conflicts. In addition, when you have tons of mods, you may find difficulty...
Minecraft Draconic Evolution Mod – Blog

Minecraft Draconic Evolution Mod

Vanilla Minecraft has always been very straightforward with its tools and armor, very rarely providing new tiers to unlock and work towards. To combat this, many mods will add new items and blocks, but they are often replaced as someone gathers new ores....
Minecraft Ender Storage Mod – Blog

Minecraft Ender Storage Mod

While playing on a Minecraft world, you may run out of space in your ender chest despite having shulker boxes inside them. This restricted storage can pose issues to you or other players since it limits how many items you can bring when exploring or making...
Minecraft Error: Missing Mods In World – Blog

Minecraft Error: Missing Mods In World

Server owners typically encounter this error when running modpacks on their server and switch between various packs. When switching between different versions of the modpack or switching packs, you must also reset the world. If you don’t then you...
Minecraft EssentialsX AntiBuild – Blog

Minecraft EssentialsX AntiBuild

Protecting your Minecraft server from griefers or random players is an important element to ensure your world’s progression. No one would want to build for hours on end to only have it blown up by a troublesome user in-game. The EssentialsX AntiBuild p...
Minecraft EssentialsX Chat Plugin – Blog

Minecraft EssentialsX Chat Plugin

The default chat format from Minecraft is simple with no colors, which can make it less appealing to your players. You might even want to change the symbols for containing the player’s username to match your design. Luckily, EssentialsX Chat allows y...
Minecraft EssentialsX Protect – Blog

Minecraft EssentialsX Protect

Building is a major aspect of Minecraft, allowing players to create structures for survival or unleash their creativity. Oftentimes, troublesome users will attempt to ruin this fun by placing lava, using TNT, and more. Protecting against these threats...
Minecraft Forge Server Hosting – Blog

Minecraft Forge Server Hosting

Number of mods: approximately 55 mods This modpack is fit for small to medium server population. Minecraft Forge is a modding API (Application Programming Interface), which makes it easier to create mods, and also make sure mods are compatible with each...
Minecraft FTB Utilities Mod Guide – Blog

Minecraft FTB Utilities Mod Guide

When playing on a Minecraft server, there are often commands that are available to the players. While plugins like EssentialsX provide new commands and settings, Forge servers do not have easy access to these features. This problematic situation is resolved...
Minecraft Immersive Engineering Mod – Blog

Minecraft Immersive Engineering Mod

Ever since redstone was introduced to Minecraft, players have been wanting to build bigger and better machines in the game. Being able to automate everything has become a popular pastime for redstone engineers. Immersive Engineering augments this aspect...
Minecraft Iron Chests Mod – Blog

Minecraft Iron Chests Mod

  Items and storage are a huge part of Minecraft. To put it bluntly, items add up. Your inventory fills, stuff starts hovering on the ground rather than being picked up. You feel the need to make a storage room of sorts, which inevitably turns into...
Minecraft Mianite Mod Pack Server – Blog

Minecraft Mianite Mod Pack Server

  Within Minecraft, there are a lot of gameplay options to focus on depending on your own speciality. Some prefer building, while others enjoy redstone contraptions. Oftentimes, this element does not carry over to modpacks, as they usually have one...
Minecraft MineColonies Mod – Blog

Minecraft MineColonies Mod

Throughout Minecraft, locating or constructing villages can be an entertaining pastime for both aesthetics or to feel a sense of completion. Normally, you would be responsible for constructing all of the buildings yourself and the villagers would act...
Minecraft Modded Server Optimizations Guide – Blog

Minecraft Modded Server Optimizations Guide

Of all aspects of a Minecraft Server, lag is something that no server owner ever wants to experience. No one wants to have to keep placing blocks that disappear or wait many seconds to eat a piece of food. These are just minor inconveniences in a whole...
Minecraft Not Enough Items Mod (NEI) – Blog

Minecraft Not Enough Items Mod (NEI)

Minecraft is a complex game, featuring hundreds of different items and recipes making it very easy to get lost in keeping track of all of them. Add Minecraft mods on top of that, and it becomes downright unwieldy. The in-game recipe viewer can be of help,...
Minecraft Ore Excavation Mod – Blog

Minecraft Ore Excavation Mod

As the name suggests, mining is a massive part of Minecraft, allowing you to obtain ores to further your arsenal. After some time, you may find the process of looking for ores to be time consuming, which is perpetuated when adding mods to your game. When...
Minecraft Origins Mod Server Setup Guide – Blog

Minecraft Origins Mod Server Setup Guide

  When you spawn into your world in Minecraft, you always start out the same. You’re just a dude. A simple Steve who has nothing but the ambitions and drive for the future, which is cool and all, but haven’t you ever wished for more? What if I t...
Minecraft Plugins Quickstart Server – Blog

Minecraft Plugins Quickstart Server

When deciding to host a server, selecting plugins is often time-consuming and can be difficult to configure. When this situation arises, the desire for having an easy installation for basic plugins may occur. Introducing the Plugins Quickstart gametype,...
Minecraft Quickstart – Blog

Minecraft Quickstart

The new Minecraft update brings so many different pieces of content to explore in the game. This includes new mobs, new ores, and even new biomes! With so many new additions to the game you may want to start a new survival world. Starting a new survival...
Minecraft Server Can't Keep Up – Blog

Minecraft Server Can't Keep Up

Many server owners want to give players the ability to have farms, machines, and even modded items or blocks. Hosting a Minecraft server requires allocated memory, which is used for all in-game activities. Sadly, having too many activities can decrease...
Minecraft Server Can't Keep Up Error – Blog

Minecraft Server Can't Keep Up Error

If you ever run into lots of lag on your server and your server console comes back with the error, “Can’t Keep Up”, this means the performance of your server is seriously struggling. It may become so bad, you may start to notice a time...
Minecraft Server Commands – Blog

Minecraft Server Commands

Now that you have created your own server, you need to become the ruler of it! The easiest way to do this is to log into your Multicraft Control Panel and find your Console. Here you can issue simple Minecraft server hosting commands. To OP yourself and...
Minecraft Server Compatibility – Blog

Minecraft Server Compatibility

There are two different versions of Minecraft that can be played on over seven different device types. This may cause some confusion when trying to determine what is possible to run on your Apex Hosting server. In this guide we will go over what devices...
Minecraft Server Error: Connection Refused – Blog

Minecraft Server Error: Connection Refused

The “Connection Refused” error typically means your attempt at connecting to the server was dropped or refused. Most of the times this error is network related, whether be it a bad connection to the server, using the wrong Minecraft client version, or ...
Minecraft Server Error: Failed To Bind To Port – Blog

Minecraft Server Error: Failed To Bind To Port

When opening a Minecraft Server, the last thing anyone wants to encounter a console error that is preventing the server from properly running. Unfortunately, this can happen quite a bit with quite a bit of different errors. One of the less common errors...
Minecraft Server Error: Missing Required Core Mod or Plugin – Blog

Minecraft Server Error: Missing Required Core Mod or Plugin

While most mods and plugins are standalone installations that only require you to upload the respective file to the mods or plugin folder, some require additional dependencies in order to run. These dependencies are referred to as core files because without...
Minecraft Server Error: Outofmemoryerror Java Heap Space – Blog

Minecraft Server Error: Outofmemoryerror Java Heap Space

When we think about running a Minecraft server, one of the first things we need to consider is the amount of RAM that is assigned to it. Unbeknownst to those just starting off in the realm of hosting, Minecraft servers can require a significant amount...
Minecraft Server Optimization – Blog

Minecraft Server Optimization

One of the biggest concerns for server owners is lag. Lag can have a variety of causes, whether it’s from resources you add to your server or the hardware your server runs on. Luckily, if you host with Apex, hardware should not be an issue. There are m...
Minecraft Server RAM Calculator – Blog

Minecraft Server RAM Calculator

So you’ve decided to set up a game server, but how much does your selected game require? Whether it is choosing from a variety of Minecraft versions or one of our many other games, each configuration will require different amounts of RAM allocated to t...
Minecraft Storage Drawers Mod – Blog

Minecraft Storage Drawers Mod

Whether you are playing vanilla or modded Minecraft, you may eventually become overrun with the amount of items you have. The more chests that you create, the more disorganized that you may become, desiring a new method to organize your items. Introducing...
Minecraft Tinkers' Construct Mod Guide – Blog

Minecraft Tinkers' Construct Mod Guide

Tools and weapons are a huge part of Minecraft, in that they are how most of us get anything done. Whether it’s breaking blocks, fighting monsters, or tiling farmland, they’re the conduit for which our character interacts with the world. Although thi...
Minecraft Vanilla Server Commands – Blog

Minecraft Vanilla Server Commands

As a server owner, it is only a matter of time before you will need to make use of commands. There are hundreds of commands available in the base game. They can do anything from changing the time of day to completely killing every mob on the server and...
Minecraft ViaVersion Plugin – Blog

Minecraft ViaVersion Plugin

When owning a Minecraft Server, the wide range of versions available can be both a blessing and a curse. On one hand, you can easily adjust the version to fit whichever mods or plugins you need, but players may become frustrated when they need to constantly...
Minecraft Waterfall Server Guide – Blog

Minecraft Waterfall Server Guide

Many servers host multiple game modes in a network configuration. This can only be done by using a proxy and hooking all of your backend servers into it. This allows for load balancing your playerbase and prevents file conflicts when trying to run different...
Minecraft Waystones – Blog

Minecraft Waystones

Minecraft has an ever-expanding world with beautiful landscapes, awesome biomes, amazing structures, deep caves, and more. Sadly, not all of those are in the same place all the time. In fact, it’s fairly typical they’re as far away from each other as ...
Minecraft: Shader Packs – Blog

Minecraft: Shader Packs

If you don’t know what Shaders are, they’re basically a new way of rendering light and shadows to mimic realistic lighting in a better way. Minecraft has a simple design that we can all appreciate, but if you ever want to experience the iconic blocky gam...
Mismatched Mod Channels – Blog

Mismatched Mod Channels

Modded servers can be a blast to play on, but require the same mods/versions on the launcher and server. The mod list does not match in some cases, resulting in a mismatched mod channels error. It may be missing mods, mismatched mod versions, or the wrong...
Modpack Creation Service Addon – Blog

Modpack Creation Service Addon

One of the best ways to enjoy Minecraft is by customizing it with mods. This 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 can be difficult...
Mods vs Plugins – Blog

Mods vs Plugins

Minecraft is arguably one of the most influential games ever made. With regular updates and an infinite procedurally generated world, the sky’s the limit for what you can do. Unfortunately, vanilla Minecraft can get a bit boring after a while. Mods...
Mowzie's Mobs – Blog

Mowzie's Mobs

In vanilla Minecraft, mobs build the atmosphere of the world, whether they are peaceful animals or hostile creatures in the dark. Many of these mobs, especially bosses, are fun to fight but lack a substantial reward for doing so. This issue is solved...
MrCrayfish's Furniture Mod – Blog

MrCrayfish's Furniture Mod

When playing vanilla minecraft for a long time, you may become tired of using vanilla blocks to try getting basic furniture. Introducing MrCrayfish’s Furniture Mod, a mod designed to add many new furniture blocks to your world, many of which are fully f...
MyCommand Plugin – Blog

MyCommand Plugin

Minecraft server owners may be interested in adding plugins to implement new commands and features. In some cases, the desired outcome from those plugins aren’t what you want, thereby leading you to customize new commands from scratch. The good news i...
MystCraft Minecraft Mod – Blog

MystCraft Minecraft Mod

When playing vanilla minecraft, a large part of the gameplay is travelling to other dimensions for exploration. But after some time, the burning Nether and sprawling End may become boring, leading you to want something new to explore. Introducing MystCraft,...
NametagEdit Plugin – Blog

NametagEdit Plugin

In the world of Minecraft server hosting, ranks and cosmetics are often a desire for most players. When using a permissions plugin like LuckPerms, a player’s rank can appear in the chat, but server owners may wish to take an additional step forward. I...
NoCheatPlus Plugin – Blog

NoCheatPlus Plugin

The absolute worst thing that can happen to a server owner is their server being plagued with hackers. Horrible beings who install cheats onto their game locally, and are able to use them on servers, whether it be to get an unfair advantage, or just screw...
NuVotifier & Rewards Plugin – Blog

NuVotifier & Rewards Plugin

Playing on servers is a staple part of the Minecraft gameplay experience. Many of these servers include plugins that add an in-game economy, cosmetics, and much more. Oftentimes, some of these features will be available by logging into the server at least...
Optifine – Blog

Optifine

Minecraft, from a technical standpoint, is a marvel. Infinite world generation, complex cave ecosystems, dimensions, flying, and much more. While it seems simple enough, coding these sorts of features is an immense and challenging task and optimizing...
Pam's Harvestcraft – Blog

Pam's Harvestcraft

Minecraft mods can add a wide variety of features and custom items to what is already a very expansive game. Many players enjoy custom tech mods or even mods that add brand new dimensions to the game for exploration. One other very popular category of...
PlaceholderAPI – Blog

PlaceholderAPI

Building a server can be difficult, especially when you want to customize plugins and the in-game chat. Placeholders are an amazing feature that many plugins use to help with editing formats or settings in their respective files. A placeholder is a tool...
Player List Overview – Blog

Player List Overview

As a server owner, having access to the players that have joined the server can be vital. Whether it is to gauge how many players have joined, providing the players with permissions, or to track down specific players, this can all be achieved through...
Plugin Installation Addon – Blog

Plugin Installation Addon

One of the most exciting features of Minecraft is the ability to customize it past the normal Vanilla version. Plugins are just the way to do this. With plugins, you can add all sorts of custom features to your server including new minigames, gamemodes,...
Rankup Plugin – Blog

Rankup Plugin

Many Minecraft Paper or Bukkit-related servers have a rank system, whether that’s LuckPerms or another permission management plugin. However, most rank plugins don’t allow for players to rank themselves up by paying for it with in-game money. Luckily, the...
Remove Plugin and Change Version – Blog

Remove Plugin and Change Version

Once you’ve installed a plugin using the Bukget feature you can easily update or remove the plugin from within the same section the respective plugins information is listed. When you install a plugin using Bukget you will notice a sudden change in the o...
Reset the Nether on a Bedrock Server – Blog

Reset the Nether on a Bedrock Server

In Minecraft, exploring the Nether can be quite exciting. From the lakes of lava, to the dangerous creatures, it is quite a thrill to explore and mine for resources. However after some time, resources may deplete, requiring large travels to find fresh...
RLCraft Server Hosting - Play RLCraft with Friends – Blog

RLCraft Server Hosting - Play RLCraft with Friends

In Vanilla Minecraft, hunger and exploration are often intertwined through gameplay. After some time, hunger becomes easy to quell and exploration can become dull. Introducing RLCraft, a modpack focused on realism, adventuring, and exploration. With Apex...
Roguelike Adventures and Dungeons Modpack – Blog

Roguelike Adventures and Dungeons Modpack

  Today we are going to go over how to install the Roguelike adventures and dungeons modpack onto your Apex Hosting Server. First we are going to go over what exactly the RAD modpack is. This modpack has a total of 166 mods featuring mods like Biblio...
Scape and Run: Parasites – Blog

Scape and Run: Parasites

The Walking Dead, The Last of Us, The Mist. One of our worst fears as humans revolve around the concept of a parasitic, malformed recreation of living creatures. It haunts us, to say the least. Scape and Run: Parasites incarnates this fear in the form...
Setting Up A Minecraft Subdomain For Your Server – Blog

Setting Up A Minecraft Subdomain For Your Server

  When playing on a newly created Minecraft server, you will need to join with a numerical IP address and port. The IP of a Minecraft server may look like 195.27.18.197:25749, which can be difficult to remember. In response, many users aim to connect...
Setup and Play a FTB Academy Server in Minecraft – Blog

Setup and Play a FTB Academy Server in Minecraft

When playing vanilla Minecraft for a long time, you may eventually become bored and desire new gameplay. Oftentimes, this leads players to modpacks, which are capable of adding plenty of new items, blocks, and adventures. Trying to choose and explore...
Setup and Play a FTB Interactions Server in Minecraft – Blog

Setup and Play a FTB Interactions Server in Minecraft

When playing vanilla Minecraft, you may become bored with the usual process of exploring and becoming more powerful. Introducing FTB Interactions, an all-around modpack based on tech, magic, and more. Since there is not a specific theme, FTB Interactions...
Setup and Play a FTB Revelation Server in Minecraft – Blog

Setup and Play a FTB Revelation Server in Minecraft

When playing vanilla Minecraft, you may notice the game is focused on progression. You begin with nothing, then work your way up to get the best tools, build larger bases, and eventually fight bosses. After playing for a long time, you may find that vanilla...
Setup and Play a FTB Sky Odyssey Server in Minecraft – Blog

Setup and Play a FTB Sky Odyssey Server in Minecraft

In vanilla Minecraft, a primary aspect of gameplay is surviving in the world. After some time, the gameplay can become monotonous, as the path to surviving is often the same. Some players add new challenges in order to make gameplay more interesting,...
Setup and Play a FTB Ultimate Reloaded Server in Minecraft – Blog

Setup and Play a FTB Ultimate Reloaded Server in Minecraft

  Vanilla Minecraft offers several different gameplay paths to choose from, whether it’s building, redstone mechanics, or exploration, there is always something to do. After some time, this may become mundane and some new gameplay elements may b...
Setup and Play a Hexxit Updated Server in Minecraft – Blog

Setup and Play a Hexxit Updated Server in Minecraft

Within vanilla Minecraft, there may be plenty of exploration, but it is lacking in essence. Throughout the game, there are very few bosses and dungeons that can be faced, primarily revolving around the Nether and The End. Many modpacks sought to improve...
Setup and Play a Life in the Village 2 Modpack Server in Minecraft – Blog

Setup and Play a Life in the Village 2 Modpack Server in Minecraft

While playing Minecraft, it is not uncommon for players to take over a village to gather early game resources and trade with the villagers. The villages can often become a base of operations for some players as they continue to explore the world. After...
Setup and Play a Minecraft StoneBlock Server – Blog

Setup and Play a Minecraft StoneBlock Server

  Vanilla Minecraft is often quite fun on its own, but lacks a challenge forcing you to rethink your play style. This is why there are so many gametypes and modpacks out there, such as Skyblock, which add a whole new layer to gameplay. Introducing...
Setup and Play a Pixelmon Reforged Server in Minecraft – Blog

Setup and Play a Pixelmon Reforged Server in Minecraft

In vanilla Minecraft, a large number of players enjoy travelling the vast world as well as having their own pets. However after some time, the same pets and world can become repetitive and monotonous. This is where the Pixelmon Reforged modpack comes...
Setup and Play a Project Ozone 3 Server in Minecraft – Blog

Setup and Play a Project Ozone 3 Server in Minecraft

Many enjoy the aspects of vanilla Minecraft, from its exploration to the boss battles across dimensions. This is why many Minecraft players turn to modded gameplay, but existing modpacks often push you into a specific direction. Enter Project Ozone 3:...
Setup and Play a SevTech: Ages Server in Minecraft – Blog

Setup and Play a SevTech: Ages Server in Minecraft

Vanilla Minecraft is often very repetitive, you spawn in, break some trees, and begin crafting. This can become even more monotonous when multiple players team up on a server, leaving them to desire more challenging gameplay. Introducing SevTech: Ages,...
Setup and Play a Tekkit Server in Minecraft – Blog

Setup and Play a Tekkit Server in Minecraft

Tekkit is perhaps one of the oldest and most well-known modpacks in the Minecraft community, the follow up to Tekkit Classic. This modpack consists of 101 mods in total and runs on 1.6.4. The modpack itself is mainly technology and space themed, players...
Setup and Play a Tekxit 3 LE Server in Minecraft – Blog

Setup and Play a Tekxit 3 LE Server in Minecraft

When playing a modpack, there is often a theme that the pack revolves around. Some modpacks focus on tech mods, while some focus on exploration. Each of these themes is great for changing the style of gameplay, but sometimes you want to mix things up...
Setup and Play a Vault Hunters Modpack Server in Minecraft – Blog

Setup and Play a Vault Hunters Modpack Server in Minecraft

When playing vanilla Minecraft, adventuring and exploration is a large part of the experience. As time progresses, however, these same adventures may become tiresome and lead to a desire for new experiences. Introducing Vault Hunters, a modpack dedicated...
Setup and Play an InsaneCraft Server in Minecraft – Blog

Setup and Play an InsaneCraft Server in Minecraft

After playing vanilla Minecraft for an extended period of time, you may consider the world of modded gameplay. While many of these mods will add new features to the world, there are many to choose from and often lack an overarching goal. Introducing InsaneCraft,...
Setup and Play an MC Eternal Server in Minecraft – Blog

Setup and Play an MC Eternal Server in Minecraft

As time progresses, vanilla Minecraft often attempts to add more features, but often misses the same spark as modded. MC Eternal is one of the most popular modpacks as of late, handcrafted over the course of 8 months to provide one of the most varied...
Shared IP vs Dedicated IP vs Sub-domain – Blog

Shared IP vs Dedicated IP vs Sub-domain

Since Minecraft servers are not publicly listed, 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 to your Minecraft server. While some of these types may...
Sky Factory 2 Server – Blog

Sky Factory 2 Server

  In Minecraft, one of the most popular game modes is Skyblock, which involves creating an island with nothing but a tree, some dirt, and a chest full of materials. But what if you wanted to bring it to the next level with automation and more challenges?...
Start a Big Dig Minecraft Server – Blog

Start a Big Dig Minecraft Server

Number of mods: approximately 64 mods This modpack is fit for small to medium server population. Big Dig is a great mod pack created by the Technicpack team. A Big Dig server is a pack centered around a new kind of world generation, with large and frequent...
Start a Build Battle Server – Blog

Start a Build Battle Server

Despite the name focusing on mining and crafting, building is a massive part of the Minecraft gameplay loop. Whether you’re building houses, scaffolding, or even decorating a cave, focusing on builds is vital to a subset of players. With so much interest a...
Start a Capture The Flag Server – Blog

Start a Capture The Flag Server

Setup Time: 5 Mins Setup Difficulty: Easy Players: 2+ It is likely if you play on some of the biggest Minecraft Servers, you have had a chance to check out the Capture the Flag minigame. This traditional outdoor game is a fierce battle where two teams...
Start a Caveblock Minecraft Server – Blog

Start a Caveblock Minecraft Server

As you play vanilla Minecraft, mining is a massive part of the experience to obtain necessary ores and advance your arsenal of tools. Over time, players may desire more of a challenge revolving around caves, such as trying to survive entirely underground....
Start a Craftbukkit or a Bukkit Server – Blog

Start a Craftbukkit or a Bukkit Server

This modpack is fit for small to medium server population. Bukkit servers are very popular because server owners can easily add plugins to add advanced features and customization to the game. Bukkit basically is a Minecraft API that is used for multiplayer...
Start a Crash Landing Minecraft Server – Blog

Start a Crash Landing Minecraft Server

  In Minecraft, there are large amounts of resources, but water is often untouched upon in the vanilla gameplay and many other modpacks, this is where Crash Landing comes into play. With this modpack, you crash on a dry and dusty planet with no water...
Start a Crazy Craft Minecraft Server – Blog

Start a Crazy Craft Minecraft Server

Minecraft is a classic game. You begin the world, do a little bit of mining, do a little bit of crafting, and then you eventually beat the dragon! Classic, right? You can only do so much in Vanilla Minecraft though. It inevitably gets old, and you long...
Start a Creative Server – Blog

Start a Creative Server

Setup Time: 5 – 10 Mins Setup Difficulty: Easy Players: 1 – ∞ The creative game mode has obviously been around for ages, since Beta 1.8 when Mojang FINALLY gave in and gave Minecraft players a way to infinitely create without mods or hacks o...
Start a Hunger Games Minecraft Server – Blog

Start a Hunger Games Minecraft Server

Setup Time: 5 – 10 Mins Setup Difficulty: Easy Players: 2 – 30   Playing minigames is just one of the great ways to enjoy Minecraft. Many Minecraft players have played on popular servers such as Hypixel & experienced a variety of minigames. As ...
Start A Kit PvP Server – Blog

Start A Kit PvP Server

Setup Time: 10 – 15 Mins Setup Difficulty: Intermediate Players: 2+   Kit PVP is a server variation that specializes in PVP (Player vs Player). The players must choose from a pre-set category of kits, each with their own unique items. They use t...
Start a Mad Pack 3 Server – Blog

Start a Mad Pack 3 Server

Vanilla minecraft is a legend and always will be. But for the dreamers that want more, modpacks were invented. Adding new features to this beloved, titan of a game. Today we are going to show you a classic modpack, that has a lot more to offer than vanilla...
Start a Minecraft 1.19 Snapshot Server – Blog

Start a Minecraft 1.19 Snapshot Server

Number of mods: approximately 0 mods latest Minecraft version: Always the newest version available Snapshots are the development updates of Minecraft where you can see all the upcoming features that are not yet ready for release and still in the bug fixing...
Start a Minecraft Attack of the B Team Server – Blog

Start a Minecraft Attack of the B Team Server

When playing vanilla Minecraft, you may become bored with the normal progression and gameplay, leading you to modpacks. Many modpacks simply combine mods, but some have a specific theme in mind during its creation. Introducing Attack of the B-Team, a...
Start a Minecraft Bedwars Server – Blog

Start a Minecraft Bedwars Server

As you play on a Minecraft server, beds can be a saving grace, allowing you to respawn at a familiar location instead of somewhere unknown. With this in mind, the concept of Player vs Player and beds were combined into the Bedwars Gametype. This twist...
Start a Minecraft Boost Server – Blog

Start a Minecraft Boost Server

When playing vanilla Minecraft, maneuvering around the world and PvP is a large part of the experience. After some time though, players may want to expand their gameplay into different game modes. Introducing the Apex Boost Premade server, an indirect...
Start a Minecraft Cauldron Server – Blog

Start a Minecraft Cauldron Server

Man, I love mods! But you know what I love just as much? Plugins! Sadly, just like my two fiancés, they can never meet… Although, with a the fancy implementation of Cauldron, this can be a reality! Cauldron is a combination of Minecraft Forge and ...
Start A Minecraft Factions Server – Blog

Start A Minecraft Factions Server

Factions. One of the first and most popular gamemodes seen in Minecraft Servers. With this awesome gametype, you can join friends, build a powerful base, raid your enemies, and strive to become the most powerful faction in the server. Have you ever wanted...
Start a Minecraft Hardcore Server – Blog

Start a Minecraft Hardcore Server

Setup Time: 5 Mins Setup Difficulty: Easy Players: 1+ Normal Minecraft survival has been around since day one, so we have decided its time to make it harder and more interesting. This pack has everything from Custom textures to Custom crafting. There...
Start a Minecraft Parkour Server – Blog

Start a Minecraft Parkour Server

Setup Time: 5 Mins Setup Difficulty: Easy Players: 2+ When playing Vanilla Minecraft, maneuvering across the world is essential for survival. In order to further advance the concept of maneuvering in difficult spaces, players created the parkour minigame....
Start a Minecraft Prison Server – Blog

Start a Minecraft Prison Server

Setup Time: 10 – 15 Mins Setup Difficulty: Intermediate Players: 1+ The Prison Game type is meant to emulate the popular prison servers that thousands of players play on each day in Minecraft. Essentially, when you begin you will spawn into the...
Start A Minecraft Skyblock Server – Blog

Start A Minecraft Skyblock Server

This mode is the classic fan favorite Skyblock, but with an optional twist. Acid Island is an addon that brings a new way to play and a new kind of challenge. Play in an ocean of acid with occasional acid rain. Many options and settings are configurable...
Start a Minecraft SkyGrid Server – Blog

Start a Minecraft SkyGrid Server

Setup Time: 5 – 10 Mins Setup Difficulty: Easy Players: 1+ Everybody gets sick and tired of vanilla Minecraft eventually. What is there to do after you’ve beaten the ender dragon a thousand times? Well, Skygrid is certainly an option! Skygrid i...
Start a Minecraft TNT Run Server – Blog

Start a Minecraft TNT Run Server

Minigames are a beautiful thing. If you’re part of a group that isn’t too interested in spending dozens of hours working on yet another survival world, you should consider playing minigames. Bite-sized gametypes offer tons of fun in the form of smaller, les...
Start a Murder Mystery Minecraft Server – Blog

Start a Murder Mystery Minecraft Server

Whether you play on a Minecraft server or simply have some sneaky friends, being weary of others can be beneficial for your base and items. With this concept in mind, the Murder Mystery minigame was created, which has players fight for survival with distrust...
Start a Paintball Server – Blog

Start a Paintball Server

  Setup Time: 5 Mins Setup Difficulty: Easy Players: 1+   Sometimes, survival is just too time consuming to fully enjoy, or you might not have a ton of time on your hands. Minigames are a great, fast paced way to have fun with your friends....
Start a Preset Minecraft Lobby Server – Blog

Start a Preset Minecraft Lobby Server

When playing on any large Minecraft server, the lobby is often an integral part of the experience. Depending on the aesthetics, functionality, and possible rewards within a lobby, it can make or break your choice to remain on a server and play it. With...
Start A Skywars Server – Blog

Start A Skywars Server

When playing vanilla Minecraft, players need to hone their skills with the blade in order to take on the dangers that lurk around every corner. In order to develop these skills further, PvP game modes became popular, each with a different twist. Introducing...
Start a UHC Server – Blog

Start a UHC Server

Setup Time: 10 – 15 Mins Setup Difficulty: Easy/Moderate Players: 2 – 200   UHC is a gamemode where you and your team are teleported randomly into the map. With all other players. You are given a set time to prepare (usually 10 –...
Start an MCMMO Server – Blog

Start an MCMMO Server

Setup Time: 5 – 10 Mins Setup Difficulty: Easy Players: 1+ MCMMO is a plugin that has been around for ages. It’s common on many survival type server as a sort of enhancement for the base game of Minecraft. It adds in a ton of new skills that players c...
Start Minecraft 'The Walls' Server – Blog

Start Minecraft 'The Walls' Server

When playing vanilla Minecraft, collecting resources is an integral part of gameplay, especially when first participating in a world. After some time, players may wish to expand these skills even further to challenge other players. Introducing The Walls,...
Start The Bridge Server in Minecraft – Blog

Start The Bridge Server in Minecraft

As you play vanilla Minecraft, learning to maneuver and fight in tight spaces is a skill that any survival player will need to learn. Over time, players desired a way to further hone these skills and participate in a player vs player battle. Introducing...
Start Your Project Ozone 2 Reloaded Server – Blog

Start Your Project Ozone 2 Reloaded Server

Vanilla Minecraft is cool, right? Mine a bit, craft a bit, then you eventually beat the Ender Dragon. That’s the main plane of the game, with a little bit of exploration in between. But, isn’t there more to do? Enter Project Ozone 2. Project...
SwingThroughGrass Mod – Blog

SwingThroughGrass Mod

  Tall grass is such an odd thing in Minecraft. You can walk through it, yet you can’t swing through it. Since the dawn of time, my inability to swipe my blade through somewhat tall grass has been the bane of my existence, especially when trying t...
Tekkit Classic Server – Blog

Tekkit Classic Server

Game Version: 1.2.5 Setup Time: 5 – 10 Mins Setup Difficulty: Easy Players: 2 – 30 Tekkit Classic, or even just “Tekkit” is the original modpack. It is a mix of “technic” and “bukkit” word wise. The original...
Tekkit Legends Server – Blog

Tekkit Legends Server

  The newest addition from the team at Technic is the very popular Tekkit Legends server which combines some of the most popular mods found throughout the other Technic mod packs such as Tekkit. We are proud to be the official host of the Technic...
The Best Plugins for Your Minecraft Server – Blog

The Best Plugins for Your Minecraft Server

Plugins are the perfect way to customize a Minecraft server. The plugins ultimately build the theme of the server as they can be used for minigames, gametypes such as survival, server management, and much more. With over 40,000 plugins currently available...
The Complete Guide To Minecraft For Parents – Blog

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...
The Official Crafting Dead Mod – Blog

The Official Crafting Dead Mod

Zombies are a common aspect to the night of normal Minecraft, but there aren’t different types of them. The Official Crafting Dead modpack gives zombies an entire remake and even allows you to have guns to protect yourself from all the hordes. Hunting d...
Thermal Foundation – Blog

Thermal Foundation

Creating redstone machines on your Minecraft world allows for many unique creations, but there aren’t too many available options. This leads to a desire to locate more possibilities so you may develop custom machinery or technological items. Thermal...
Tinkers’ Tool Leveling Minecraft Mod – Blog

Tinkers’ Tool Leveling Minecraft Mod

Tools and weapons are the lifeblood of Minecraft survival gameplay and are responsible for all of the obtainable progress. Whether it’s mining for ores or cutting down enemy mobs, they are indispensable. Many believe that they can be expanded even further, w...
TPPI Server – Blog

TPPI Server

  In vanilla Minecraft, a large part of the gameplay is focused around the beginning and middle of your world. After you have the best tools and a massive base, there slowly becomes less gameplay options available. Introducing TPPI, otherwise known...
Twilight Forest Minecraft Mod – Blog

Twilight Forest Minecraft Mod

In vanilla Minecraft, part of the fun is travelling to other dimensions such as the end to fight the dragon and explore. However after this, there is little to do in these areas. Introducing The Twilight Forest, a mod that aims to add a whole new dimension...
Understanding Premium Support – Blog

Understanding Premium Support

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. This means...
Upload a Bedrock World – Blog

Upload a Bedrock World

When your server is first created, it starts off with a freshly generated world. However, you may want to bring in a world that has already been worked on whether it’s from realms, singleplayer, or online. Uploading a custom world to your bedrock server c...
Use Live Chat – Blog

Use Live Chat

Apex Hosting offers cross-site support via LiveChat to provide on-demand assistance when you need it. The best use of our Live Chat is when you need a question answered fast whether it’s in relation to your server or not. If the inquiry is related...
User Page Overview – Blog

User Page Overview

If you have a server and want to give others access to manage it without giving out your personal account details, you can assign their account access through the Users management page. Users are registered control panel accounts that can be given access...
Vanilla Minecraft Server – Blog

Vanilla Minecraft Server

Minecraft is a sandbox independent video game originally created by Swedish programmer Markus “Notch” Persson and later developed and published by the Swedish company Mojang. The creative and building aspects of Minecraft enable players to...
Voltz Server – Blog

Voltz Server

Number of mods: approximately 23 mods This modpack is fit for private to small server population. Voltz was created by the Technicpack team and is one of the most popular packs from this creator. servers. Game Version: 1.2.5 Setup Time: 5 – 10 Mins...
Welcome To Apex Minecraft Hosting – Blog

Welcome To Apex Minecraft Hosting

  Need help getting started? Check out the popular tutorials below or look for more of our getting started tutorials and videos in our knowledgebase. How to Use FTP Uploading a World to your Minecraft Server Basic Server Commands How to use Multicraft...
What are Minecraft Plugins? – Blog

What are Minecraft Plugins?

Minecraft is one of my favorite games, if you guys couldn’t tell. But with my favorite game there are a lot of drawbacks. Mojang and Microsoft fail to implement critical features that most gamers would consider basic. This can be anything from anti-cheat t...
What is a dedicated IP used for? – Blog

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 to charge a bit for them as much...
What is a Permission Node? – Blog

What is a Permission Node?

Playing on Minecraft servers, it’s highly likely you have been on a server that has a ranking/group system. Generally in this system, certain groups have certain commands such as /fly, /gamemode, etc. Having a rank system is definitely one of the most e...
What is Minecraft TPS? – Blog

What is Minecraft TPS?

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 of the...
What Is The Unable To Access Jar File Error? – Blog

What Is The Unable To Access Jar File Error?

Encountering the “Unable to access jarfile /jar/minecraft_server.jar” error occurs when the server panel is unable to locate the designated JAR File that has been set. This can occur if the file has an incorrect name or if the original file was deleted for...
Why is my server lagging? – Blog

Why is my server lagging?

When experiencing Minecraft server lag it is common to instantly assume that the server company is low quality. However, more often than not the issues are 1 of a few simple things that can be checked in order to get your Minecraft server running as fast...
Why Won't My Minecraft Server Start? – Blog

Why Won't My Minecraft Server Start?

If your Minecraft server will not start, this can be the result of a number of causes. In most cases, it can be resolved or at least discerned with a possible fix. Minecraft servers, modded servers especially, are fickle by nature and can turn on you...
Working With Your Multicraft Control Panel – Blog

Working With Your Multicraft Control Panel

After you have selected the correct Minecraft hosting account you will now have access to the multicraft control panel for your new server. This can be accessed by following the link inside of your services tab on the account page and will also be emailed...
Yogscast Server – Blog

Yogscast Server

Remember the Yogscast? They’re an old Minecraft YouTube group channel, made famous for their gameplay sessions and Minecraft song parodies! Now, they have a modpack covering a ton of mods that they’ve played over the years, from the days of Jaffa Cak...
Your Panel Profile Overview – Blog

Your Panel Profile Overview

Your panel profile can be accessed by navigating to the settings icon along the top right section of the main navigation on the Apex Panel. From here you can manage language, email, password, and view your Craft-List account information. Language Allows...