🤷♀️ What is a non-fungible token (NFT)❓
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Basically a unique digital token, stored on a blockchain, held in your web3 wallet. The token can be used like a metaverse key or unlock digital artwork, jpg, svg and metadata, proof of ownership for physical or digital gear. What is blockchain? Basically a public database, or decentralized cryptographic ledger. Which blockchains have NFTs? Ethereum, Cardano, Polygon, Solana, Optimism, Tezos, and quite a few more ‘chains’, the main being Ethereum. Some excellent resources to learn more: 1) The NFT Bible, and 2) NFT Wikipedia page 3) NFT School to learn more. Well, tbh the wiki site might be hit or miss, so focus on the others!! ….Want to see some NFTs? Peruse our 3D NFT gallery at oncyber 3D Studio, check out our isotile room, and see the non-fungi OpenSea Collection.
Metamask and Ledger Nano X Wallets 🙋♂️
Metamask and other, web3 digital asset wallets like Phantom, are used for trading NFTs, swaps, virtual games, tokens for different blockchains. They Install via extension in your browser. Your digital wallet connects you to the blockchain and NFT marketplaces, and basically carry your inventory of NFTs or tokens in it. Check out Metamask here https://metamask.io/ In terms of a physical ‘cold’ crypto wallet, you’ll want a secure, offline solution to take the keys to your assets offline. The Ledger Nano X is one of the hottest cold wallets on the market, and works with Metamask. Read more about how to secure your NFTs
NFTs, Digital Assets, Royalties 🙋♀️
NFTs can be digital and also tokenize real world items. Creators can also receive commission every time their NFTs sell. This means collectors and fans, can trade, knowing it’s benefiting the original creator! Most NFT minting sites let you choose the royalty percentage, commonly 2-10% more or less. NFT marketplaces like OpenSea, used to offer a ‘bounty’, but no longer do. NFTs can be embedded to websites in iframe or using APIs, or some marketplaces make it easy to share embeddable listings, which makes it easy for artist to share their NFTs.
Getting Started w Bitcoin or NFTs? 🔥
One on ramp for BTC is Cash App and get KYC. It enables to send bitcoin to Kraken, Coinbase, KuCoin (your chosen exchange), where you can swap for ETH. Also look at Coinbase you can buy NFTs directly with a credit card on some platforms. Another option, get a friend to send some ETH to your Metamask! Paypal, Robinhood and Webull have crypto and are improving their features. Check out the top 100 coins and exchanges, a project dashboard we’ve developed using the Coingecko API, thanks to EatTheBlocks and dcode on Youtube!
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How To Mint an NFT
- The Metamask browser extension allows you to buy NFTs with Ethereum, Polygon, Avalanche, Optimism and more. Use the Metamask app on iOS/Android if you are on mobile. Likewise use Phantom for Solana, Yoroi for Cardano, Temple Tezos etc
- Fund crypto through your Metamask wallet or by sending Ethereum or EVM coins to your address from an exchange such as Crypto.com, Moonpay, Coinbase, Kraken or Kucoin. Likewise Fund with Solana or Cardano to Your Wallet.
- When presale or public minting is live, mint from the drop website or you can buy off the floor at Opensea, MagicEden, CNFT or other NFT marketplaces after minting. Store your NFTs or send to a Cold Wallet for added security.