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What are the Benefits and Risks of Staking on Polkadot?
Start your staking journey or explore more information about staking on Polkadot's Home Page. Discover the new Staking Dashboard that makes staking much...
Wed, 21 Jun, 2023 at 2:22 PM
What does Active / Inactive / Waiting Mean?
A validator's status can be divided into three categories: active, inactive, and waiting. This article describes each of these statuses and what a nomin...
Tue, 4 Apr, 2023 at 1:13 PM
How Can I See if I'm in the Top 512 Nominators of an Oversubscribed Validator?
Validators can only pay out to 512 nominators per era. If more than 512 nominators nominate the same validator, it is "oversubscribed." Only the t...
Wed, 29 Mar, 2023 at 11:56 AM
How Can I See My Staking Rewards?
Start your staking journey or explore more information about staking on Polkadot's Home Page. Discover the new Staking Dashboard that makes staking much...
Tue, 13 Jun, 2023 at 6:43 PM
What Does it Mean to “Get Slashed”?
Slashing is a mechanism used in Polkadot and Kusama to deter malicious behavior by penalizing validators who act against the interests of the network and th...
Mon, 1 May, 2023 at 12:12 PM
What is an Era?
Polkadot and Kusama utilize eras as their primary method for measuring time periods, with each network having its own unique era duration. The number of era...
Mon, 1 May, 2023 at 3:31 PM
I Have More Than the Minimum Bonded but I'm Not Getting Rewards
Although 250 DOT is needed to be able to nominate, not all accounts with more than 250 DOT staked will participate in the election and get staking rewards. ...
Mon, 1 May, 2023 at 3:48 PM
The Roles & Responsibilities of a Validator
What do validators do? Validators have two crucial roles in maintaining the Polkadot network. First, they participate in consensus with other validators ...
Fri, 28 Apr, 2023 at 3:03 PM
Do I Receive Staking Rewards while I am Unbonding?
During the unbonding period, you will not receive any staking rewards.  You will receive, however, the staking rewards for the last era in which you unbond...
Mon, 13 Mar, 2023 at 12:03 PM
Polkadot-JS UI: How Can I Change the Destination Account of My Staking Rewards?
Start your staking journey or explore more information about staking on Polkadot's Home Page. Discover the new Staking Dashboard that makes staking much...
Mon, 30 Oct, 2023 at 4:54 PM