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How to Query Rare Sats

How to Query Rare Sats

3/23/2024

Rare Sats have become a hot topic in crypto. On Bitcoin, each satoshi may have special significance, based on its sat number or range, (e.g., a palindrome number, or being mined in an early transaction). In this guide, we walk through how to query them using SimpleHash.

Top 3 NFT Scams for 2024 and how to avoid them

Top 3 NFT Scams for 2024 and how to avoid them

3/17/2024

In this article, we’ll go over some of the most common scams in the market, and how the SimpleHash API can help protect your users.

Boosting UX with the SimpleHash API

Boosting UX with the SimpleHash API

2/26/2024

The SimpleHash API does more than give access to data - it bolsters the user experience our partners provide their users. These collaborations underscore a pivotal journey towards a seamless user experience (UX) and customer experience (CX) across web3.

Saving $1m a year with the SimpleHash API

Saving $1m a year with the SimpleHash API

2/14/2024

The operational costs for developers building the space's infrastructure are high, from indexing and data storage to intangibles such as customer experience. At SimpleHash our NFT data platform saves customers up to $1M annually on engineering time and compute.

Navigating NFTs: 2024 Trends And Opportunities For Growth

Navigating NFTs: 2024 Trends And Opportunities For Growth

2/11/2024

As we enter 2024, the NFT space is not just about digital art anymore; it's an evolving ecosystem ripe with opportunities and trends reshaping its future.

Bitcoin Ordinals, Inscriptions and Curses: A Primer

Bitcoin Ordinals, Inscriptions and Curses: A Primer

1/24/2024

In this primer, we’re going to dive deeper into what some of the commonly used terms and concepts in the Ordinals ecosystem mean, how they work, and what developers building NFT applications in this space need to know.

What are the major token types on each chain?

What are the major token types on each chain?

1/10/2024

In this article, we’re going to cover the major token types on the major blockchain ecosystems, their typical functionality and use cases, and compare and contrast between each of them. We’ve focused on the top 3 digital asset chains by volume (as of early 2024) – EVM, Solana and Bitcoin.

Security Best Practices for your NFT API Integration

Security Best Practices for your NFT API Integration

12/20/2023

This brief article is dedicated to guiding web3 developers through essential security and safety practices specifically tailored for using a REST-based API like SimpleHash to retrieve NFT data.

New analytics-focused endpoints offer deeper insights into the NFT market

New analytics-focused endpoints offer deeper insights into the NFT market

11/27/2023

We’re introducing a suite of analytics-focused endpoints, designed to provide comprehensive insights into the world of NFTs. These tools are not just powerful, they cater to a wide range of use cases, making NFT data more accessible and understandable.

Integrating NFTs into Your Web3 Application with the SimpleHash API

Integrating NFTs into Your Web3 Application with the SimpleHash API

11/20/2023

Learn how to integrate NFTs into your Web3 application using the SimpleHash API. We'll cover the core steps for accessing and utilizing NFT data from multiple blockchains and marketplaces through a single interface.

The next phase of SimpleHash: Q3 2023 Update

The next phase of SimpleHash: Q3 2023 Update

10/27/2023

Learn more about our latest updates and exactly what you can expect from the next phase of SimpleHash

How SimpleHash keeps all NFT data up to date

How SimpleHash keeps all NFT data up to date

10/4/2023

Learn more about the complexities of dealing with real-time NFT data across dozens of chains - and how SimpleHash makes it simple for developers

Scaling with SimpleHash: 3 ways Web3 leaders have found success

Scaling with SimpleHash: 3 ways Web3 leaders have found success

8/3/2023

In this article, we dive into the three key benefits of scaling your business with our customized enterprise plan.

Bitcoin Ordinals 101: The cutting edge of NFTs

Bitcoin Ordinals 101: The cutting edge of NFTs

8/3/2023

Learn the ins and outs of Bitcoin ordinals – the latest development in the world of NFTs – and how SimpleHash is staying on the forefront of Web3.

Webacy and SimpleHash: Tools for Protecting Your Digital Assets

Webacy and SimpleHash: Tools for Protecting Your Digital Assets

7/12/2023

We live in a digital age, so more of our assets are becoming digital. This presents convenience but also a challenge: how to keep digital assets safe?

The next phase of SimpleHash: Q2 2023 Update

The next phase of SimpleHash: Q2 2023 Update

7/7/2023

Learn more about our latest updates and exactly what you can expect in the coming quarter with SimpleHash.

SimpleHash product update: we’re adding new chains (30+ total)

SimpleHash product update: we’re adding new chains (30+ total)

7/7/2023

Today, we're sharing the exciting news that we've added new chains to our platform, bringing our total to over 30 chains and counting.

How SimpleHash Fights NFT Spam Using AI and Crowdsourcing

How SimpleHash Fights NFT Spam Using AI and Crowdsourcing

7/7/2023

One of the biggest problems in the NFT space right now is NFT spam. SimpleHash helps combat spam by including spam scores in its responses, allowing consumers of the API to filter out unwanted collections.

Bitski builds the NFT wallet for everyone, powered by SimpleHash

Bitski builds the NFT wallet for everyone, powered by SimpleHash

7/7/2023

Bitski has partnered with SimpleHash because they enable us to provide seamless NFT data to our wallet users around the world.

How to design a 10/10 user experience: lessons from Rainbow's growth

How to design a 10/10 user experience: lessons from Rainbow's growth

5/30/2023

Learn how Rainbow, one of the leading ETH wallets in the world, builds a best-in-class customer experience from the ground up.

SimpleHash Announces General Availability of Solana Compressed NFTs

SimpleHash Announces General Availability of Solana Compressed NFTs

5/15/2023

SimpleHash is excited to announce general availability for querying compressed NFTs on Solana mainnet, devnet and testnet. Compressed NFTs are one of the most exciting new standards on Solana, and for NFTs in general.

POAPs (Proof of Attendance Protocol) 101

POAPs (Proof of Attendance Protocol) 101

5/15/2023

POAPs (Proof of Attendance Protocol) are a type of NFT used to represent proof of attendance or participation in a specific event or activity.

Leading Growth Marketing in web3

Leading Growth Marketing in web3

5/15/2023

In this interview, SimpleHash Co-Founder Olly Wilson interviews Alexander Guy, Head of Growth Marketing at Zerion. We break down what it takes to lead growth marketing in web3, appealing to specific customer segments, running on-chain analytics, and the similarities between sports cards and NFTs.

How to stream real time NFT events

How to stream real time NFT events

5/15/2023

Obtaining real-time NFT data is challenging - SimpleHash makes it easy

How SimpleHash makes handling NFT media easier

How SimpleHash makes handling NFT media easier

5/15/2023

Since NFTs are so strongly associated with imagery or visual details, getting the details right on handling NFT media is extremely important for delivering a great end-user experience. But doing so isn’t always easy. In this post, we walk through some of the challenges in working with NFT media, and how SimpleHash solves these challenges.

How to calculate the value of your user’s NFT portfolio

How to calculate the value of your user’s NFT portfolio

5/15/2023

Calculating the value of your users’ NFT portfolios just got a lot easier with SimpleHash’s API.

How SimpleHash handles chain re-orgs

How SimpleHash handles chain re-orgs

5/15/2023

Using SimpleHash, developers can have confidence that chain re-orgs will be reflected quickly and reliably, allowing them to focus on their end-user applications, not the intricacies of different blockchain finality mechanisms.

Compressed NFTs: Building a World-Class Experience

Compressed NFTs: Building a World-Class Experience

5/15/2023

We spoke with Alex Barnes, head of NFT product at Phantom, on what it takes to build a world-class NFT experience, and the impact Solana compressed NFTs will have on the space.

Exploring the Potential of Gaming

Exploring the Potential of Gaming

5/15/2023

From virtual worlds to in-game economies, the possibilities of gaming assets are endless. With the potential to revolutionize the way we interact with our digital environment, avatars, weapons, and virtual real estate are sure to be a game-changer for the digital age

SimpleHash Updates – February

SimpleHash Updates – February

2/1/2023

We’ve been working hard over the past month to ship new capabilities to power your NFT data needs. Here are a few of the major capabilities and updates we’ve released:

New NFT API endpoints and webhook events – December 2022

New NFT API endpoints and webhook events – December 2022

12/1/2022

At SimpleHash, we’ve been working hard to ship new functionality and capabilities to serve our users, and make accessing NFT data easier than ever.