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New to Web3?

A few tips to get up and running in the decentralized ecosystem.
Whether you're brand new to web3 or NFTs, you'll need a few different tools to get started. Here are the essentials:

1. Digital Wallet

This is essentially your access passport to web3. A digital wallet is used for holding, managing, transferring, and receiving cryptocurrency and NFTs. You can choose from many different services, as NiftyKit supports both software and hardware wallets. Some wallets we recommend:

2. Cryptocurrency

In order to create an NFT, you'll need crypto to pay for the minting transaction and gas fees. Here are a few resources to help you purchase crypto:

3. NiftyKit Account

Once you have both, a digital wallet and some crypto, you're ready to create your first smart contract and NFT using NiftyKit. Head over to NiftyKit.com and sign up for an account – it's completely free to use our tools to create unlimited drafts.

4. Blockchain Networks

NFTs can be created on many different blockchains. Currently, the most widely used blockchains for NFTs are Ethereum and Polygon.
Ethereum is home to many of the widely popular collections such as CryptoPunks, while Polygon has a wider adoption with enterprise companies such as Starbucks, Reddit and Meta.
NiftyKit supports NFTs on the following networks:
  • Ethereum
  • Polygon
  • Optimism

5. Marketplaces

Marketplaces are where you transact (buy, sell, trade) your NFTs once they have been created. Here is a list of top marketplaces that support Ethereum, Polygon, or Optimism:
  1. 1.
    OpenSea (ETH & Polygon & OP)
  2. 2.
    Rarible (ETH & Polygon)
  3. 3.
    LooksRare (ETH)
  4. 4.
    Quix (Optimism)
  5. 5.
    Coinbase (ETH & Polygon)
If you minted an NFT on NiftyKit, your collection will be viewable on any marketplaces that support your network.