General

How many Planck are in a DOT?
A Planck is the base unit (the smallest subdivision) of a DOT.  In the early stages of the network, one DOT contained 1,000,000,000,000 Planck. On Augus...
Tue, 18 Oct, 2022 at 12:26 AM
How do I change Polkadot-JS to my own language?
The Polkadot-JS UI has been translated into several languages, including French, Spanish, Italian, Korean, and more. You can change the language settings un...
Thu, 20 Oct, 2022 at 10:34 PM
How to switch network nodes
Switching Nodes If you're experiencing connection issues or having trouble making a transaction on Polkadot-JS, it can be useful to switch to anoth...
Thu, 20 Oct, 2022 at 11:29 PM
How much is a milliDOT
Decimal Places Explained If you have ever looked at transaction costs or other events priced in milliDOTs and wondered how much that is, we've got the...
Fri, 28 Oct, 2022 at 12:38 AM
What is the contract address of Polkadot?
Polkadot doesn't run smart contracts Polkadot and Kusama are completely separate networks from Ethereum, BSC, Polygon, etc, which is why there are ...
Thu, 20 Oct, 2022 at 10:49 PM
Beware of scams!
Unfortunately, scams are widespread in the crypto space. With the growing popularity of Polkadot and Kusama, we are also seeing a rise of imposters trying t...
Mon, 14 Nov, 2022 at 8:44 PM
How to export your transaction history in a .csv file
From your accounts page on Polkadot-JS click on the icon on the very right to open your account on the Subscan block explorer. (Alternatively you can also e...
Mon, 14 Nov, 2022 at 8:51 PM
I withdrew BDOT instead of DOT by Mistake
When you make a withdrawal of Polkadot from an exchange, be sure to select the official DOT token, as indicated in the example image below.  The of...
Wed, 23 Nov, 2022 at 12:08 AM
What block explorers can I use for the Polkadot and Kusama ecosystems?
Block Explorers There are several block explorers that you can use to explore Polkadot, Kusama, and other Substrate chains and parachains. Here is a lis...
Thu, 20 Oct, 2022 at 8:00 PM
Polkadot-JS UI: What are the Different Account Types?
As you may have noticed, each account on the Accounts page on Polkadot-JS UI has a type. These types denote what "kind" of account it is, as well ...
Mon, 14 Nov, 2022 at 6:26 PM