Lift 70

A simple elevator plugin. Complete with feature creep!

  1. croxis
    Tested Minecraft Versions:
    • 1.16
    Source Code:
    croxis, kikelkik
    === Description ===
    A simple elevator plugin.

    Video note: The lower sign below buttons is no longer needed! See instructions further below.

    Primary features:
    • Command free
    • No configuration needed (but there if you want it!)
    • Database free
    • Multi floor elevators
    • Multi passenger elevators, including mobs and dropped items
    • Abstract elevator shaft shapes
    • Redstone triggers
    • Carpets can now be placed in any elevator floor. No more unsightly glass!
    • All rails can now be put in shafts. Minecarts will now go up and down lifts and resume their previous speed upon arrival (this is largely untested, more feedback here is needed!)

    === How it works ===

    No commands! No save file to worry about! It is easy to add, remove, or change floors. Just place or remove blocks! Lifts are made by scanning block arrangements are not saved or stored in memory after they are used. With the default configuration this is a fast process, less than 20 milliseconds.

    === Installation ===
    Just drop the plugin in the plugin folder and play! No permissions to set up and the configuration is set up with defaults that will work for most servers. **If you use a permission manager you might have to add add the permission "lift" and "lift.change" This is a bug in some managers**

    Here is the default configuration if you wish to play with the settings or language:

    # Note: Smaller values result in less lag. Lift speed less than 0.4 may not work well for non spout servers.​
    # Note: Smaller values result in less lag. Lift speed less than 0.4 may not work well for non spout servers.
    maxLiftArea: 16
    maxHeight: 256
    debug: true
    autoPlace: false
    preventEntry: false
    preventLeave: true
    checkFloor: false
    liftMobs: true
    - GLASS
    redstone: false
    STRING_oneFloor: There is only one floor.
    STRING_currentFloor: Current Floor
    STRING_dest: ยง1Dest
    STRING_cantEnter: Can't enter elevator in use
    STRING_cantLeave: Can't leave elevator in use
    IRON_BLOCK: 0.5

    • maxLiftArea is the number of connected blocks the lift can be. Larger values will result in a longer start up time when using a lift. Super large values can even freeze your server for a moment.
    • maxHeight limits how tall an elevator can be.
    • debug prints out extra information that can help me track down errors
    • autoPlace will automatically position entities over the center of the base blocks which can prevent them from hitting edges and getting stuck
    • preventEntry blocks players from entering moving lift.
    • preventLeave blocks players from leaving a moving lift.
    • checkFloor prevents glass duping. With it false the plugin will NOT check to make sure all the floors have all the glass blocks filled it, but will have better performance for busy servers.
    • redstone can start a lift by using a redstone signal to the block behind the lift button. This can result in some lag on servers with a lot of pulsing redstone signals.
    • floorBlocks is a list of valid blocks for the flooring of floors. * is a wildcard. For example, '*_STAINED_GLASS' allows all blocks with '_STAINED_GLASS' as the block name.
    • baseBlockSpeeds is a list of blocks you wish to use in the elevator base and how fast they make the lift. Multiple block types can be added. For example:
    IRON_BLOCK: 0.5
    GOLD_BLOCK: 0.75

    This example has three different blocks that can be used as a base, with faster lifts being more expensive. Make sure there are two spaces for proper yaml formatting!

    ===== Permission =====
    There are two permission nodes. By default both are set to true allowing anyone to use lifts right away:
    * "lift" allow players be passengers and use lifts. To **not** let players use the lift, set lift to false in your permission plugin of choice.
    * "lift.change" allow players to change destination floors of any lift. To **not** allow players to change the floor signs, set lift.change to false in your permission plugin of choice.

    I can not add permissions to individual lifts. It is not possible with how the code works.

    === Usage With Default Config ===

    1) Create the bottom floor with iron blocks. An elevator can be as small as 1 block or as big as 15 blocks in any shape. Smaller areas will have less lag. Make sure the lift iron blocks don't touch any other iron in the building -- the plugin doesn't know the difference!

    2) Next create the floor's control panel. On a wall place the following blocks. The signs and buttons must be "over" one of the iron base blocks.
    [​IMG] - Required sign, leave blank or put the name of the floor on the first line.
    [​IMG] - Button
    - Air
    [​IMG] - Iron floor block you just placed.

    3) Create the elevator shaft. To create a new floor platform use glass blocks instead of iron. Like the first floor over one of the glass blocks create the floor interface.

    [​IMG] - Required sign, leave blank or put the name of the floor on the first line.
    [​IMG] - Button
    - Air
    [​IMG] - Glass floor

    4) Make sure the shaft is clear of all obstructions except for floor glass, buttons and signs. Torches and vines are also allowed in the elevator shaft.

    5) To use your elevator right click the sign above the button to select a destination floor. The sign will automatically add the correct information.

    === Important Notes ===
    There is a config to adjust max lift area, lift height, lift speed, and a few other options. The defaults are sane and most people wont need to change them.

    === FAQ ===
    Q: Will you add build permissions?

    A: No because it is not possible. Permissions are attached to players. Lifts are made from block arrangements.

    Q: What are valid blocks to use inside the shaft?

    A: Other than the glass blocks for the lift floors you play places torches, signs (ideal for sensors), buttons, vines, ladders, carpets, redstone, rails, and water.

    Q: Will you add economy?

    A: No. Use plugins that add economy to button use.
    egor123, mc732, RedYoshi and 5 others like this.

Recent Updates

  1. Fixed crash!
  2. reload fix and config update
  3. Bugfix and mouse config

Recent Reviews

  1. Zoobastik
    Version: 66 for reals
    The best plug-in for the elevator, which also works on 1.16.1, I checked it, though I didn't immediately understand how it works, but when I figured it out, I understood why I didn't have it before? XD
  2. rustyshakelford
    Version: 65
    I'm so glad this plugin is still getting updated. It has been a staple on my server for many years.
  3. MCGH17
    Version: 63
    Amazing plugin that works as intended. Easy, no config required at all. Works perfectly with 1.15.2 at the time of writing.
  4. Chery
    Version: 63
    Please, update for 1.15, it's best lift plugin in minecraft-------------------------------------------
  5. Killbots2012
    Version: 62
    Honestly one of the best lift plugins out there, Been using this plugin for awhile, barely ever need to update it, it's like the energizer bunny keeps going and going and going.
  6. Cangyu
    Version: 59
    1. croxis
      Author's Response
      Curses! I was just a day behind you :)
  7. Kino
    Version: 59
    Hey croxis, I have been using your plugin for many years and it's the best one.

    Btw, can u remove in a quick update the spam messages in the server console?.

    Thank you so much.
  8. IdrisMCNL
    Version: 58
    Great plugin, but support for 1.13.2 is missing :( it would also be cool if you could customize the blocks and that blocks will go with you using armor stands.
  9. Folas
    Version: 58
    The plugin is definitely working as intended, even with a horse I can't get the lift stuck. It gets a little weird when you try it while you're on the horse but with a horse next to me it worked fine.

    One little question/request I have: Can you add a setting so any block can be used as a floor block? It destroys some aesthetics on buildings if you have to use glass :/

    Thanks in advance and it's still a great plugin that's why I'm rating 5/5
    ~ Folas
    1. croxis
      Author's Response
      You can. It is in the config
  10. jwpwnz
    Version: 58
    best lift plugin out there other ones just use signs this is like a real elevator