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All I want to do is post my Minecraft server on the main Minecraft Servers website but I don't really know what to do with the code they gave me. Please help?

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I'm not sure there is a "main Minecraft Servers website." You've been mislead or are simply misinterpreting the site. –  dlras2 Jan 8 '14 at 21:39

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The Message of the Day (motd) can be changed in the server.properties file. The line you're looking for should be at the bottom: motd=A Minecraft Server. Just change that to whatever you want your message to be, though there seems to be a limit of 59 characters according to the wiki. You can also change the formatting using some standard formatting codes.

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Go to your Minecraft server folder then open the server.properties file. If you scroll down at the bottom you should see something saying motd=(your motd). Replace that with the code they gave you and run the server.

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Near the bottom of server.properties, you will see motd=A Minecraft Server

Change A Minecraft Server to whatever you want.

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