How do I upload a world to my Minecraft server?
In this tutorial we will briefly explain how you can upload an existing world to your Minecraft server.
Find a world
Single player world
If you want to copy over a world from single player, you have to open the following directory.
C:\Users\YOUR WINDOWS USER\AppData\Roaming\.minecraft\saves
World from the Internet
Below are two example websites where you can find Minecraft worlds.
Upload the world to the server
Navigate to your Minecraft server under . There you will find the appropriate FTP access data. If you do not know how to use FTP, please read: How do I connect to my FTP server?
After connecting with FTP, upload the world to the root directory of your server.
It is important that you upload your world into the root directory (/) and not into a subdirectory.
Activate the world
There you will have to change the world name field to match the name of the world you uploaded. In our example, we enter BunteWelt and save it.
Finally, start your server again and your new world will be loaded.