Ark Server API Developer guidelines

These guidelines are intended to make the automatic installation for plugin users as easy as possible.
Following the guidelines from this guide will ensure your plugins install flawlessly.

This guide is intended for Plugin developers.


  1. Make sure your plugin is registered at New plugins or updates may take 10 minutes to show up.
  2. Upload ZIP file only, as download. Other extensions are ignored.
  3. Use a numeric version, like: 1.4 or 1.4.2 or 10 when you register the update.
  4. Make the main folder in the zip correspond with the plugin name, using Camel Case. Convert to Camel Case helper:
    Here are a few examples:
    1. PvP+ ->  PvpPlus
    2. [Unstable] ArkShop Rework ->  ArkshopRework (everything between [] is removed)
    3. Shop Rewards & Stats ->  ShopRewards&Stats
    4. GAMINGOGS - BOUNTY HUNTER ->  GamingogsBountyHunter
  5. Store your configurations in config.json