Polygon is a blockchain that provides scalable, secure, and instant transactions with Ethereum currencies like ETH, USDC, and DAI.
There are many advantages to buying NFTs on the Polygon blockchain, including:
- 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
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, check Polygon under the Chains section on the left panel when browsing NFT items.
Polygon items can be identified by the purple hexagon logo on the lower-right 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 the 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.
OpenSea supports typed signatures on Polygon, the same as we do on Ethereum, making it easier for users to understand what they are signing. In order to complete the signature request, you'll be prompted to switch your wallet network to Polygon.
Once you've signed, your NFT purchase should be processed quickly!