How to change the MOTD on your Minecraft server

How to format your MOTD:
Option 1: Format using a MOTD generator like this one. 
Simply copy and paste the generated code to the MOTD setting to apply.

Option 2: Format it yourself by following this guide:
To format your MOTD, add one of the following color codes before the message. (Example: "\u00A71Welcome to my server!" would output "Welcome to my server!").
\u00A70 - BLACK
\u00A71 - DARK BLUE
\u00A72 - DARK GREEN
\u00A73 - DARK AQUA
\u00A74 - DARK RED
\u00A75 - DARK PURPLE
\u00A76 - GOLD
\u00A77 - GRAY
\u00A78 - DARK GRAY
\u00A79 - INDIGO
\u00A7a - GREEN
\u00A7b - AQUA
\u00A7c - RED
\u00A7d - PINK
\u00A7e - YELLOW
\u00A7f - WHITE
\u00A7k - Obfuscated
\u00A7l - Bold
\u00A7m - Strikethrough
\u00A7n - Underline
\u00A7o - Italic
\u00A7r - Reset
\n - Next Line


How to change your server's MOTD:
1. Log in to your BisectHosting control panel.

2. Click File Manager then locate server.properties. Click Edit. 



3.
Locate Message of the Day. Change the text accordingly. (check above on how to format your MOTD with colors, bold, and more).


4. Click Save.


5. Restart
your server.


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