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Can I Send DOT to MetaMask or MyCrypto Wallet?
Polkadot is its own network and is completely separate from Ethereum or any other chain. Wallets like MetaMask or MyCrypto only support the Ethereum network...
Wed, 8 Mar, 2023 at 6:35 PM
What is the Existential Deposit?
On most Substrate-based chains, an account is only active when it holds a minimum amount, currently set at 1 DOT on Polkadot and 0.000333333 KSM on Kusama. ...
Wed, 17 May, 2023 at 4:50 PM
Where Can I See the Balance of My Polkadot Account?
In this article, we explore two ways you can check your account's balance: using Polkadot-JS UI and block explorers. On Polkadot-JS UI If you are ...
Tue, 23 May, 2023 at 11:18 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 ...
Mon, 1 May, 2023 at 4:15 PM
Can I Trade DOT on a DEX?
Yes, you can! After the launch of the parachains on Polkadot and Kusama, users can swap DOT or KSM on any decentralized exchange built on a parachain. Dec...
Wed, 3 May, 2023 at 5:00 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 Apr, 2023 at 5:06 PM
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...
Tue, 13 Jun, 2023 at 7:13 PM
Polkadot-JS UI: How to Switch Network Nodes
‼️ IMPORTANT Polkadot-JS UI is a web wallet meant for power users and developers. For everyday use, there are several user-friendly wallets funded by the P...
Mon, 30 Oct, 2023 at 5:05 PM
What is Asset Hub and How Do I Use it?
Polkadot and Kusama Asset Hub (former Statemint and Statemine, respectively) are system parachains on Polkadot and Kusama for creating and sending fungible ...
Tue, 2 Jan, 2024 at 12:58 PM
Polkadot-JS UI: The Difference between Accounts and Address Book
‼️ IMPORTANT Polkadot-JS UI is a web wallet meant for power users and developers. For everyday use, there are several user-friendly wallets funded by the P...
Mon, 30 Oct, 2023 at 4:58 PM