SimpleTips - Display Periodic Message (Tips) via Chat: Version: v1.2 This is a simple plug-in that allows a server administrator to display periodic/recurring messages via chat. These messages can be hints, announcements or server rules. Features: Post messages to the server via chat Rotate messages (as many or few as needed) Set the delay between messages Now supports color text! Manage the list of tips using in-game commands Permissions support Optionally send a different set of messages to different groups of users. Download SimpleTips v1.2 Source Code Installation Unzip into your plugins directory. Edit file SimpleTips/config.yml to set the message list and delay between messages. That's it! Commands and Permissions: /tip Display a random tip. /tip list List all tips. Permission: tip.list /tip add [text] Add a tip. Permission: tip.add /tip del [num] Delete a tip. The number can found using the list command. Permission: tip.del /tip replace [num] [text] Replace a tip with new text. Permission: tip.replace Changelog: Version 1.2 Rebuild and test against Recommended Build 1938/1.1-R4 Version 1.1 Rebuild and test against Recommended Build 1818. Bug fixes. Version 1.0 Rebuild and test against Recommended Build 1597. Switched permissions to use "built it" Bukkit permissions API. Added optional support for message groups. Use permission tip.show.[groupname] to allow a Permissions group to see a message group. Version 0.6 Rebuild and test against Recommended Build 1000. Version 0.5 Rebuild and test against Recommended Build 935. Version 0.4 Restored ability to use without Permissions. Op's have access to all commands. Players can only use the /tip command. Tested using Permissions 3.x. Still compiled against Permissions 2.x. Seems to work fine with both. Tested against Recommended Build 818. Version 0.3 Added in-game commands Adding configuration parameter to allow messages to be displayed in random order Version 0.2 Changed name to avoid confusion with a similar plug-in (my bad) Color text support for messages Version 0.1 Initial release. Currently used on two public servers. TODO: Support color text. Maintain message list from within game (/tips command). Randomize the display of messages (good for a large list of tips) Maintain separate lists of messages for different permissions groups.