How to buy and sell NFTs on Polygon — adidaswilson

Author Adidas Wilson
3 min readMar 22, 2023

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) have taken the world by storm. NFTs are unique digital assets that are stored on a blockchain. They are unique, indivisible, and have a unique set of characteristics that make them different from other types of tokens. NFTs are also known for their ability to be used for various purposes such as gaming, art, and more. Polygon, formerly known as Matic, is a Layer 2 scaling solution that enables fast and cheap transactions on the Ethereum blockchain. In this article, we will be discussing how to buy and sell NFTs on Polygon.

Step 1: Create a Wallet

The first step to buying and selling NFTs on Polygon is to create a wallet. There are several wallet options to choose from, but one of the most popular is MetaMask. MetaMask is a browser extension that allows you to interact with the Ethereum blockchain. To create a wallet, simply go to the MetaMask website and download the extension for your preferred browser. Once you have downloaded and installed MetaMask, you can create a new wallet by following the prompts.

Step 2: Fund your Wallet

After creating a wallet, the next step is to fund it with cryptocurrency. You can fund your wallet using any of the supported cryptocurrencies such as Ethereum, Bitcoin, or USDC. To do this, you will need to send cryptocurrency to your MetaMask wallet address. To find your wallet address, click on the MetaMask extension icon and click on the three dots in the top right corner. From there, select “Copy Address to Clipboard” and send the desired amount of cryptocurrency to that address.

Step 3: Connect to a Polygon Network

Polygon is a Layer 2 scaling solution that is built on top of the Ethereum blockchain. To interact with Polygon, you will need to connect to the Polygon network. To do this, open your MetaMask wallet and click on the network dropdown menu. From there, select “Custom RPC” and enter the following details:

Network Name: Polygon
New RPC URL: https://rpc-mainnet.maticvigil.com/
Chain ID: 137
Symbol: MATIC
Block Explorer URL: https://polygonscan.com/
Once you have entered these details, click on “Save” to connect to the Polygon network.

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Author Adidas Wilson

Adidas Wilson was born in Chicago, surviving a near death experience driving off a bridge in an 18 wheeler and getting hit by a train. Author and Motivator