How to Install Sponge on a Forge Server

You may learn more about SpongeForge and the Sponge project by visiting the official Sponge website.

SpongeForge is a Forge mod based on SpongeAPI that lets you use Sponge plugins in your modded server. 

In this tutorial, we will show you have to install SpongeForge on your Forge server:

  1. If you haven't yet, you need to install Forge on your server. You may follow our guide here: How to Install Minecraft Forge

    When selecting a Forge version, it is ideal to install the recommended version shown on the SpongeForge download page. Below shows how to identify the recommended Forge version for a specific SpongeForge build.
    SpongeForge - Recommended forge version
    SpongeForge - select forge version

  2. Download the appropriate version of SpongeForge for your Forge version:
    SpongeForge - download mod

  3. Upload your recently downloaded SpongeForge jar file ( spongeforge-1.12.2-XXXX-X.X.X.jar ) into the mods folder of your server. 
    SpongeForge - upload to mods folder

  4. Restart your server to complete the installation of SpongeForge.

To know more about how to install mods, check out our tutorial here: How to Install Mods on your Minecraft Server

If you require any further assistance, please contact our support at:

Mitchell Smith

Managing Director @ Shockbyte

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