How to Install Addons on Existing Worlds

  1. Download the behavior pack you'd like to use - it should be a file with a .mcpack or .mcaddon extension.
  2. Once you have downloaded the pack extract it using a tool such as 7zip or WinRar. 
  3. Inside the extracted file there will be a <pack_name>_b and <pack_name>_r folder. Using an FTP client such as FileZilla upload the <pack_name>_b folder to \behavior_packs in your server, and upload <pack_name>_r to \resources_packs in your server. 
  4. Restart your server once this step is completed. 
  5. Create two new files called world_resource_packs.json and world_behavior_packs.json
  6. Navigate to the <pack_name>_r folder, and edit the manifest.json file. 
  7. Open the world_resource_packs.json file as well and copy the UUID and Version number from the manifest.json file over to the world_resource_packs.json file. It's important that formatting is done exactly as shown below.
  8. Repeat this process for the world_behavior_packs.json file using the manifest file found in <pack_name>_b folder. 
  9. Upload both created json files to your servers world directory, they will be in the same location as your level.dat file. 
  10. Restart your server and your pack should be installed and ready to go! 
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