Release: 1.13.2   Snapshot: 18w46a

When you joining any Minecraft server, it saves all player data into a directory. Mojang has implemented a UUID system which allows me to pull from their API and we can obtain the username and skin.
Creating files on any operating system has a “Creation Date” and “Last Modified Date”. I’m able to use basic commands to read that file and store these values into a database.
You can read the JSON file, and decode these values to get the string in plain text. Mojang's JSON File
For obvious reasons, we don't provide OP to just anyone. :)

Gamerules were added to Minecraft as a new way for basic way to protect in vanilla. It's completely basic and these are the following ones we currently have enabled.

Gamerules

  • /gamerule commandBlockOutput true
  • /gamerule keepInventory true

In vanilla there are scoreboards and I’ve and by creating dummy boards and enabling them, you I add specific users to teams, automatically. This allows me to set essentially a rank in chat without the need of client-side mods.

Colors and Ranks

  • OWNER - Cory
  • MOJANG - MOJANG DEVS
  • ADMIN - JustPlayHere/MCSnapshot ADMINS
  • MODERATOR - JustPlayHere/MCSnapshot MODERATORS
  • MEMBERS - USERS
  • VIP - VIP