How to change and colorize your Minecraft Server Message (MOTD)

Follow these simple steps to change your Minecraft Server's MOTD and add color.

  1. First, login to the SMpicnic Control Panel and navigate to your Server Manager page.
  2. Click on the Settings tab.

Settings Tab location from the SMpicnic Control Panel.

  1. Scroll down to Server Message (MOTD) and enter your preferred text. To add color codes, first refer to the colour codes here. Place the color code in front of the text which you'd like to make colored. You can use multiple color codes to make a multicolored server message.

Message of the Day form location from the Settings Tab.

  1. Click Save Settings.

Save Settings location from the Settings Tab.

  1. Return to the Server Manager page and Restart your server.

Restart location from the SMpicnic Control Panel.

  1. Finished! Your server will now display the new Message of the Day.

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