How To Install Fabric on a Minecraft Server

2 min. readlast update: 10.17.2023

Fabric offers some of the best Minecraft mods out there, so let's go over how to get Fabric on your Minecraft server with SimpleGameHosting. 

⚠️ Note: Switching server versions will result in some files being deleted from your server. We recommend backing up your server before changing versions, just in case.

Step 1: Navigate to Your Server on The Control Panel

Start off by logging into the SimpleGameHosting Control Panel

If you have yet to login to the panel, you can find our guide on getting started with it here


After logging in, select the server you want to add Fabric to.

Step 2: Select the Versions Tab

From here, you can click the "Versions" tab in the menu bar. This is where you can easily change your server's versions. 


Step 3: Install Fabric on Your Minecraft Server

In the versions tab, locate the "Version selector" section. Click the drop-down menu and select "Fabric". 


All of the Minecraft versions in which Fabric is available for will appear. 

To install Fabric on your Minecraft server, click the "Install" button under the version of Fabric you want. A popup will open that warns you about potential data loss when changing your server version. Back up your server if you don't want to lose any data.

To start the installation, click the "Install" button on this menu. Fabric will then begin installing. 


After it is finished, a "Version changed successfully" message will appear. 

Step 4: Activate Fabric

To finish adding Fabric to your Minecraft server, go to the "Console" page and click the "Start" button. Your server will activate with Fabric installed. You may need to click "Restart" if your server is already running. 

🔗 From there, you can install Fabric mods on your server to begin enjoying them with your friends!
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