Polygon is a blockchain that provides scalable, secure and instant transactions with Ethereum currencies like ETH, USDC, DAI.
This guide explains several of the advantages to buying NFTs on Polygon:
- There are no more costly wallet initialization fees.
- Selling and buying NFTs is gas free.
- Gas fees are only required when transferring ETH funds to the Polygon network.
Please note that buying an NFT on Polygon requires using Polygon ETH. In order to spend your Ethereum currencies on Polygon, you must first "bridge" them across to the Polygon blockchain.
How to buy NFTs on Polygon
To find items on Polygon, make sure to check "Polygon" under the "Chains" section on the left panel when browsing NFT assets.
Polygon items can be identified by the purple hexagon, Polygon's logo, on the lower left corner of each NFT item.
Buying NFTs on Polygon is just like buying NFTs on the Ethereum mainnet. Once you've found your item, click on the big blue "Buy Now" button.
If this is your first time purchasing an item on Polygon, you'll be asked to unlock Polygon trading on your wallet. This only needs to be done once.
Once you've signed the unlocking transactions, your NFT purchase should be processed quickly!
Congrats! You've just purchased your first NFT on Polygon.