This article will show you how to properly set up and configure the Dynmap plugin or mod in your server.


❓ What is Dynmap ❓

Dynmap is an addon for your server which will provide you a fully rendered image of your actual Minecraft world that is accessible to all players.

Dynmap can be found as a plugin or as a mod. You need to choose between those depending on which server type are you running.

You can find more about it in the official Dynmap Github wiki.


πŸ”Œ Dynmap Plugin πŸ”Œ

Please note that you need to run a Bukkit/ Spigot/ PaperSpigot server for it to be able to run plugins. Here you can find more details about installing plugins.


How to Install Dynmap

To install the Dynmap plugin into your server you need do the following:

Download your wished Dynmap plugin version here.




Upload the plugin to your plugins folder. We highly recommend you to upload the plugin through FileZilla.




Restart your server.

⚠ NOTE ⚠: Here you can find more info about using Filezilla.


How to Configure Dynmap

To configure the Dynmap plugin you need to do the following:

Log in to your Multicraft panel here and click on Files, then on FTP files access.




Open the Dynmap configuration.txt file. (Inside /plugins/dynmap)




Find webserver-port (It is probably set to 8123 as this is the default value) then change it to any value between 8000 and 9999. Please note that the port you choose can be already occupied. If this happens just change the webserver-port to any other value between the value mentioned above.



⚠ NOTE ⚠: You can find the webserver-port at line number 322 in the default config file for Dynmap plugin.


Find deftemplatesuffix: (which can be found at line 16 in the config file) and set it to vlowres.




Find image-format: (which can be found at line 260 in the config file) and set it to jpg.




Save it, and restart your server.


πŸ”© Dynmap Mod πŸ”©

Please note that you need to run a Forge server to be able to run mods into your server. Here is our guide for installing mods into your server.


How to Install Dynmap Mod

To install the Dynmap plugin into your server you need to do the following:

Download your wished Dynmap mod version here.



Upload the mod to your mods folder. We highly recommend you to upload the plugin through FileZilla.



Restart your server.

⚠ NOTE ⚠: We highly recommend you to upload the Mod through FileZilla. You can find more about FileZilla in our Article Access Your Minecraft Server Files Via FTP.


How to Set Up Dynmap Mod

To configure the Dynmap plugin you need to do the following:

Log in to your Multicraft panel here and click on Files, then on FTP files access.




Open the Dynmap configuration.txt file. (Inside /dynmap)




Find webserver-port (It is probably set to 8123 as this is the default value) then change it to any value between 8000 and 9999. Please note that the port you choose can be already occupied. If this happens just change the webserver-port to any other value between the value mentioned above.


⚠ NOTE ⚠: You can find the webserver-port at the line number 315 in the default config file for Dynmap mod.


Find deftemplatesuffix: (which can be found at line 16 in the config file) and set it to vlowres.




Find image-format: (which can be found at line 260 in the config file) and set it to jpg.




Save it, and restart your server.


πŸ—ΊοΈ How to Access My Rendered World πŸ—ΊοΈ

To access your rendered world you need to open the internet browser and type your server IP, followed by : and then the webserver-port you set.

Example: If your server numeric IP is 198.56.78.432 and the webserver-port you set is 8189, you can access your rendered world by tipping in the internet browser 198.56.78.432:8189.




If you find any issues setting up Dynmap into your server we please you to contact us via live chat or the ticket system here.


❕ Useful Links ❕

- How to install Mods on your server
- How To: Install Plugins on Your Server
- How to: Upload a World to Your Server
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