Recent changelogs

Changes in 2.4.6

  • Change Fixed compatibility issue with newer ProtocolLib versions.
  • Change Minimum supported ProtocolLib version is now 4.4.0. If you have older versions, {player} and {displayname} will not work.

Changes in 2.4.5

  • New Added support for Spigot up to 1.16.4.
  • New Added support for custom colors in hexadecimal format (Example: &#FF87D1), which only work in Spigot 1.16 and higher.
  • Change Fixed minor bugs.

Changes in 2.4.4

  • New Added support for Spigot up to 1.16.2.

Changes in 2.4.3

  • New Added support for Spigot up to 1.16.1.

Changes in 2.4.2

  • New The {world: ...} placeholder now supports multiple values. Example: {world: world, world_nether}.
  • Change Improved performance in some situations.
  • Change Removed config option precise-hologram-movement, now it's always enabled and doesn't affect perfomance as before.
  • Change Fixed holograms saving incorrectly after using /hd readImage or /hd readText.
  • Change Fixed multiple errors related to ProtocolLib.
  • Change The plugin now requires Spigot (not just CraftBukkit) at startup.
  • Delete Removed support for Minecraft 1.8.0 (minimum required version is now 1.8.3).

Changes in 2.4.1

  • New Added support for Spigot up to 1.15.2.
  • New Added support for NBT tags in icons. You can add NBT after the icon's material.
    Example: ICON: diamond {... NBT data here ...}.
  • Change Fixed RedisBungee support on 1.13+.

Changes in 2.4.0

  • New Added support for Spigot up to 1.14.4.
  • New Added clickable command suggestions in chat after editing a hologram to quickly edit the lines. Can be disabled in config.yml by setting quick-edit-commands to false.
  • New Hologram names can now contain uppercase charaters. When referring to holograms by name, they are still case insensitive.
  • New Re-added RedisBungee support for 1.13+.
  • Change Plugin now requires Java 8.
  • Change External plugins still using the old Holographic Displays API (from v1.x) will now cause a warning in the console. In future versions it will raise an exception.
  • Change (For developers) Player relative placehoders now follow setAllowPlaceholder(...) rules.
  • Change Touchable holograms now have the hitbox at the correct height.
  • Change Fixed error related to items with ProtocolLib on older versions.
  • Change Fixed error related to the stacktrace when using some versions of Java.

Changes in 2.3.2

  • Change Fixed console error in the latest 1.13.2 Spigot versions.

Changes in 2.3.1

  • Change Fixed {player} and {displayname} not working in some cases.
  • Change Prevent holograms from being loaded before the worlds when using world management plugins.
  • Change Fixed pickup handler not working (only used by other plugins through the API).
  • Change Fixed an error with Protocol Lib temporary players (used by other plugins).
  • Delete Dropped support for old Protocol Lib versions, now 4.1+ is required.

Changes in 2.3.0

  • New Added support for Spigot 1.13 and 1.13.2.
  • New Added bStats for metrics (
  • New Added option precise-hologram-movement (it prevents lines being misaligned when a hologram is teleported frequently, e.g. plugins that add chat bubbles above players heads with holograms). Disabling the option, if not needed, may slightly improve perfomance.
  • Change The plugin is now compatible with Java 9 and above.
  • Change Prevent hoppers from picking up item icons inside holograms.
  • Change Reading files with commands is now restricted to the plugin's folder.
  • Change Fixed an error with Protocol Lib.
  • Delete Dropped support for 1.7.x.
  • Delete Removed support for RedisBungee in 1.13+ (until RedisBungee supports 1.13).
  • Delete Removed MCStats for metrics.

Changes in 2.2.6

  • New Added support for Minecraft 1.12.

Changes in 2.2.5

  • New Small performance improvement for all Minecraft versions.
  • Change Fixed updater messages warning about misconfigured update system.
  • Change Better error handling for placeholders added by other plugins.
  • Delete Removed previous performance improvement for 1.11 (it was causing the position of the holograms to be out of sync).

Changes in 2.2.4

  • Change Fixed armor stands being shown to players under certain conditions.
  • Change Attempt to fix slimes not spawning with Silk Spawners and similar plugins.
  • Change Improved performance on Minecraft 1.11+.
  • Change Now correctly handles asynchronous chunk loads from other plugins.

Changes in 2.2.3

  • Change Fixed disconnect error with ProtocolLib when hiding and showing a hologram to a player.
  • Change MOTD variable now displays correctly for 1.9+ servers.

Changes in 2.2.2

  • New Added support for Minecraft 1.11.

Changes in 2.2.1

  • New Improved Protocol Lib support, fixed many errors. Compatible Protocol Lib versions based on the server version:
    • Minecraft 1.7: versions between 3.6.4 and 3.7.0.
    • Minecraft 1.8: versions 3.6.4-3.6.5 or 4.1+.
    • Minecraft 1.9 / 1.10: versions 4.0 and higher.
  • Change The plugin will also check if you have a compatible Protocol Lib version, otherwise it will display a warning on the console.
  • Change Fixed error with teleport packets in 1.7.10.

Changes in 2.2.0

  • New Updated for Spigot 1.10.
  • Change Fixed {player} and {displayname} displaying wrong names.
  • Delete Dropped support for Minecraft 1.6.4.