The latest blog posts from the leading NFT data platform
Boosting UX with the SimpleHash API
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.
Daylight x SimpleHash
As part of surfacing the best and most relevant crypto transactions, Daylight needed reliable access to comprehensive and complete NFT data across multiple chains.
Saving $1m a year with the SimpleHash API
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
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.
How Awaken Went Multi-Chain with SimpleHash
Awaken saw 200+ hours of developer time saved, and annual savings of more than $30,000 by using SimpleHash to go multi-chain for their AI powered tax platform.
Bitcoin Ordinals, Inscriptions and Curses: A Primer
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?
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.
How to Filter Spam NFT Tokens
SimpleHash provides a sophisticated spam scoring system. The system assigns a score from 0 to 100 to each NFT collection, indicating the likelihood of being spam (100 being the highest probability). Developers can use this score to filter out unwanted spam.
How to Identify NFTs on Each Chain
Each NFT, no matter the chain it's based on, has an ID allowing it to be uniquely identified. These identifiers can be structured quite differently depending on the chain ecosystem the NFT is a part of and the standards it adheres to however. SimpleHash helps simplify all of this with a cross-chain NFT and token identifier schema.
How to Compare Rarity Data Across Different NFT Collections
SimpleHash includes OpenRarity rarity calculations for all tokens adhering to the ERC721 standard on EVM, and the Metaplex standard on Solana, where trait data is available, making it easy to compare rarity data across different NFT collections.
Security Best Practices for your NFT API Integration
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.
The future of real-world asset tokenization – why it’s more than just hype
The tokenization of real-world assets democratizes traditional finance markets while making Web3 more accessible to everyone involved in the ecosystem. As we look into 2024, Web3 companies are buzzing with excitement to support the tokenization of real-world assets.
New analytics-focused endpoints offer deeper insights into the NFT market
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
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.
How To Calculate NFT Rarity Scores
This post delves into how developers can utilize SimpleHash to integrate rarity data into their applications, enhancing user engagement and providing additional detail about tokens within collections.
How Kresus leverages SimpleHash to makes Web3 more accessible for new users
Learn how Kresus leverages SimpleHash to spark new innovations and invite more people to explore NFT trading.
How to Create NFT Collections on Each Chain
Learn more about how collections differ on each major chain and ecosystem, and how to go about creating them to adhere to the proper standards, and reading the relevant data.
How to Update NFT Metadata
In this post, we're going to walk through how to correctly update NFT metadata - important for collections involving reveals or drops, or for dynamic NFT collections.
How to Track NFT Sales
Learn how to track NFT sales at the token, wallet, collection and chain level, a crucial part of any wallet, portfolio or accounting application involving digital assets.
The next phase of SimpleHash: Q3 2023 Update
Learn more about our latest updates and exactly what you can expect from the next phase of SimpleHash
How Brave put token-gating on autopilot with SimpleHash’s NFT API
Learn how Brave built out a sophisticated token-gated platform with SimpleHash’s multi-chain NFT API and unmatched spam scoring functionality.
How Zerion expanded support for NFTs across seven chains with SimpleHash
Learn how Zerion uses SimpleHash’s reliable data infrastructure and rapid processing times to augment their request capacity and broaden their chain support.
Frame & SimpleHash – Empowering NFT Developers & Creators
At the heart of both platforms lies a shared ethos: democratizing access to NFTs and fostering a thriving ecosystem.
How SimpleHash keeps all NFT data up to date
Learn more about the complexities of dealing with real-time NFT data across dozens of chains - and how SimpleHash makes it simple for developers
How Interface saved over 100 hours in engineering labor with SimpleHash
Learn how Interface uses SimpleHash’s NFT API for seamless multi-chain coverage and efficient media processing, all while conserving significant development resources.
How Ultimate increased user access to NFTs by 30% with SimpleHash
Learn how Ultimate leverages SimpleHash to simplify multi-chain NFT data indexing, optimize their end-user experience, and ultimately differentiate themselves as a Web3 wallet.
How Soho launched spam detection 90% faster with SimpleHash
Learn how Soho teamed up with SimpleHash to implement sophisticated spam detection — while cutting significant development time and costs.
How DappRadar saves $84k annually in operating costs with SimpleHash
Learn how DappRadar leverages SimpleHash’s multi-chain NFT API to save thousands on data storage and ensure a rapid, reliable portfolio experience for their users.
Scaling with SimpleHash: 3 ways Web3 leaders have found success
In this article, we dive into the three key benefits of scaling your business with our customized enterprise plan.
How Tholos saved $10K in monthly engineering resources with SimpleHash
Learn how Tholos leverages SimpleHash’s multi-chain NFT API to offer a chain-agnostic MPC wallet with reliable data on demand.
How Integral saved 70% of their development time with SimpleHash
Learn how Integral uses SimpleHash’s multi-chain API to save time and cash on in-house dev work and ship features faster than the competition.
Bitcoin Ordinals 101: The cutting edge of NFTs
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
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
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)
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
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.
How Dora saved $500k in hiring & personnel costs with SimpleHash
Learn how Dora, the first multi-chain search engine, uses SimpleHash to index NFT data seamlessly and offer one of the most holistic, competitively priced products on the market.
Bitski builds the NFT wallet for everyone, powered by SimpleHash
Bitski has partnered with SimpleHash because they enable us to provide seamless NFT data to our wallet users around the world.
How Bitski improved platform speed by 50% with SimpleHash
Learn how Bitski leveraged SimpleHash to integrate an airtight spam scoring solution, save months of engineering work, and accelerate wallet load times to milliseconds.
How Rainbow saved over $750k in NFT indexing costs with SimpleHash
Learn how SimpleHash streamlined Rainbow’s customer experience by eliminating buggy workarounds and offering on-demand, white-glove service.
How Mask uses SimpleHash to render 2-3x faster
Learn how SimpleHash supplies Mask Network with an easy-to-use, speedy API at a competitive price — helping Mask provide the optimal end-user experience.
How to design a 10/10 user experience: lessons from Rainbow's growth
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 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) are a type of NFT used to represent proof of attendance or participation in a specific event or activity.
Leading Growth Marketing in web3
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
Obtaining real-time NFT data is challenging - SimpleHash makes it easy
How SimpleHash makes handling NFT media easier
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
Calculating the value of your users’ NFT portfolios just got a lot easier with SimpleHash’s API.
How SimpleHash handles chain re-orgs
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
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
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
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
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.