A Guide to GetSetting/SetSetting



Discover the ability to save custom settings and data with plugins, a day earlier than normal! Feel free to ask any questions.


It actually is useful for writing software in a different language that interacts with Rōblox because these methods are the only public ones that modify files accessible using other software (C:\Users\(USERNAME)\AppData\Local\Roblox\InstalledPlugins\(PLUGIN-ID)\settings.json).


Most external software which relies on speed cannot afford to use the settings API, thus they host a server on localhost, which can be contacted with HttpService.


Always thought that the settings.json updates immediately with every method call to SetSetting().


If it’s on hardware, it’s not instantly. Permanent storages are slower than a loopback network.