Start your staking journey or explore more information about staking on Polkadot's Home PageDiscover this new Staking Dashboard that makes staking much easier and check our extensive article list in the Overview article to help you get started.


Controller accounts are being deprecated. You can still use existing ones for now, but creating new ones is no longer possible.
The Staking Dashboard no longer offers the option to make your stash account its own controller, but you can do this using Polkadot-JS UI. Follow the instructions in the link below to learn how: Polkadot-JS UI: How Can I Change My Controller Account?