This guide will show you how to trim or fill your world using the WorldBorder plugin.

NOTE: You need to first run Bukkit/ Spigot/ PaperSpigot and then to install the WorldBorder plugin. Here you can find our guide for installing plugins into your server.


❓ What is WorldBorder ❓

The WorldBorder plugin is an addition to your server which will let you manage your border better on the server, but which will also help you pre-generating your world to reduce lag. We also have a guide here that explains pre-generating your world.

Please note that this plugin is working for version lower than 1.15.

Please note that the WorldBorder plugin has two official pages depending on the version your server is running.

For versions lower than 1.12.2, here you can find the official page of the plugin WorldBorder.

For versions between 1.12.2 and 1.14, here you can find the official page of the plugin WorldBorder.


🔌 How to Set Up WorldBorder 🔌

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

Download your wished WorldBorder plugin version here or here depending on the version your server is running.




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 Use WorldBorder plugin 🔩

To trim or fill your world you need to first set up a border with that plugin. To set a simple round border just use the following command:

/wb set 100

Now you just set a round border for your server with a radius of 100 blocks.

💠 How to Trim your world

The trim process will remove the chunks that are outside your world border. To trim your world you just need to use the following command:

/wb [worldname] trim [freq] [pad]

🔎 Fill the [worldname] with the world name you want to trim. If let empty, the current world will be used.

🔎 The [freq] value is the number of chunks per second it will try to check (default 5000).

🔎 The [pad] value is how much of a buffer to keep beyond your borders (default 208).

After using the command mentioned above, you will have to use the following command for the trim to start:

/wb trim confirm


💠 How to Fill your world

The filling process will add chunks until it finds your border, basically filling your world border with chunks. This command is used to pre-generate your world. To fill your world you just need to use the following command:

/wb [worldname] fill [freq] [pad] [force]

🔎 The [freq] value is the number of times per second it will try to check/generate a chunk (default 20).

🔎 The [pad] value is how much of a buffer to add beyond your borders (default 208, should keep any more chunks from being generated by players).

🔎 To force loading all world chunks instead of automatically skipping the ones which are already fully generated specify the 'true' value for the [force].

After using the command mentioned above, you will have to also use the following command for the fill to start:

/wb fill confirm


For more information about this plugin, here you can find the official documentation of the WorldBorder plugin.


If you have any issues setting up and using the WorldBorder plugin please contact us on live chat or via the ticket system here.


❕ Useful Links ❕

- How to Install Plugins on Your Server
- EssentialsX Installation
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