Ability to restore/change skins on servers! (Offline and Online Mode). (Bungee/Bukkit/Sponge)

!!-=We don’t support forge!=-!!

Completely working from 1.8 till 1.17.1!

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Relevant Tools

SkinFile Generator

With SkinFile Generator you can upload your own custom .png skin to obtain a .skin file that you can put in your skins folder. Check it out here.


With SkinSystem, a server owner can connect an authentication system such as forum/authme and SkinsRestorer, and allow users to change their skin through a web interface. Server owners may use it to host a website that gives their players the ability to upload & manage custom skins. Check it out here.

SkinsRestorer Info

What is SkinsRestorer?

SkinsRestorer is a plugin that restores skins for offline mode servers & networks and gives the players ability to change their skins by typing a single command.

Where can i use SkinsRestorer?

Currently you can use SkinsRestorer on these platforms:


  • Craftbukkit
  • Spigot
  • PaperSpigot
  • TacoSpigot
  • Spongevanilla (not forge)


  • BungeeCord (PaperMC)
  • Waterfall
  • FlexPipe
  • VelocityPowered

Installation Guide

Follow this little guide, so you don’t go wrong 🙂

For more info see Wiki

For Sponge:

  1. Place the plugin in ./mods/ folder (where Sponge is located).
  2. Restart the server.

For Spigot:

  1. Place the plugin in ./plugins/ folder.
  2. Restart the server.
  3. (Optional) Edit the config.yml inside ./plugins/SkinsRestorer/ folder.

For BungeeCord :

  1. Place the plugin in ./plugins/ folders of every spigot server.
  2. Place the plugin in ./plugins/ folder of every bungeecord server.
  3. Check & set on every Spigot server spigot.yml -> bungeecord: true
  4. Give permissions inside the bungee server
  5. Restart the server.
  6. (Optional) Edit the config inside ./plugins/SkinsRestorer/ folder. (bungeecord)

Commands and Permissions

Here’s a list with commands and permissions to use them Note: If you use the plugin with bungeecord you will need to add the permissions on the bungeecord side (e.g. config.yml)

Player commands:

/skin - main command.
/skin <skin name> - Sets your skin.
/skin <URL> - Allow players to set a .png skin.
/skin update - Updates your current skin.
/skin clear - clears your skin.
/skins - GUI (spigot 1.13+ only).

Admin commands:

/sr - main admin command
/skin set <playername> <skinname> - Sets player's skin.
/skin clear <player> - clear a player's skin.
/skin update <player> update a player's skin.
/skin drop <skinname> - Removes skins data from database.
/sr reload - Reloads config and locale.
/sr props <playername> - Returns properties of a player.
/sr status - check the plugin status.

Additional Permissions:

skinsrestorer.bypasscooldown -> bypasses skinscooldown config
skinsrestorer.bypassdisabled -> bypass the disabledskins list

More info & Permissions:

see: wiki

[!] only works with "NewPermissions: true" (if false see old perms!)
[!] wildcards ("*") don't work

Category: Miscellaneous

Published on Jul 19, 2019




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