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Experience

Creators Using OpenSea Earned Over $1 Billion from Creator Fees in 2022

November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022

As we reflect on a *wild* 2022, one stat in particular stands out: this year, creators earned over $1 BILLION from creator fees using OpenSea.

Product
Marketplace

On Creator Fees

November 6, 2022
November 6, 2022

When the NFT standard was created in 2018, creator fees (sometimes referred to as ‘royalties’) did not exist. OpenSea supported them early to invite more creato

Product
Trust and Safety

Our Efforts to Prevent NFT Theft

November 2, 2022
November 2, 2022

Trust and safety issues – specifically scams and theft – are some of the biggest barriers to broader NFT adoption today. At OpenSea, we’ve invested significant

Product
Marketplace

Expanding the Global NFT Ecosystem: A Preview of Chain Expansion and Language Support

September 21, 2022
September 21, 2022

At OpenSea, we believe that NFTs are foundational technology that will eventually underpin thousands of use cases and industries. But today, their applications

Product
Drops

Drops on OpenSea: An Immersive and Secure Minting Experience

September 19, 2022
September 19, 2022

Since our founding in 2017, OpenSea has become the best place to explore the vast world of NFTs. As we continue to grow, our vision is to create a home for cre

Product
Experience

Introducing The New OpenSea Homepage

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022

The homepage of OpenSea is often the first place people visit to explore the vast world of NFTs. We’re always looking for ways to enrich and simplify this exper

Company

Why We Don’t Mind the Dip(s)

September 13, 2022
September 13, 2022

When we started OpenSea in late 2017, we were realistic about a range of potential outcomes – from a niche community to buy and sell CryptoKitties, to a destina

Product
Developer

Polygon and Klaytn on Seaport

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

In June, we introduced Seaport — a brand new, open-source, web3 marketplace protocol for safely and efficiently buying and selling NFTs. Launched first on Ether

Product
Trust and Safety

An Update on Verification and Copymint Prevention

August 9, 2022
August 9, 2022

As the NFT ecosystem evolves, OpenSea remains committed to improving trust and authenticity in the space. In May, we announced improvements to our verification/

Company

Welcoming Chris Dixon to our Board of Directors

July 30, 2022
July 30, 2022

I’m excited to formally welcome Chris Dixon to the OpenSea Board of Directors. Chris has been extremely influential in shaping my views on web3. I followed his

Product
Drops

Announcing OpenSea’s Solana Launchpad

July 18, 2022
July 18, 2022

We believe in a multi-chain future where people on OpenSea have access to NFTs across a vast number of blockchains. In the last year, Solana has emerged among t

Company
Trust and Safety

Important Update on Email Vendor Security Incident

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

We recently learned that an employee of Customer.io, our email delivery vendor, misused their employee access to download and share email addresses – provided b

Community

The 2022 NFT Awards

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

For the second year in a row, OpenSea is proud to sponsor the 2022 NFT Awards at NFT.NYC. This year, we’re excited to celebrate some of the most incredible and

Product
Developer

Launching Seaport & Saving the Community Millions in Fees

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

Today, OpenSea is migrating to Seaport, a new web3 marketplace protocol designed for safely and efficiently buying and selling NFTs. Seaport is a game changer –

Product
Trust and Safety

Hiding Suspicious NFT Transfers on OpenSea

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

In a recent blog post, Devin outlined the many efforts we’ve made – and are making – to address core Trust and Safety issues on OpenSea. A key priority of this

Product
Trust and Safety

Our Efforts to Curb Fraud and Plagiarism – and What’s Next

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

I want to share my perspective on OpenSea’s efforts to protect against plagiarism, IP infringement, and fraud. We at OpenSea feel a huge responsibility to ensur

Community
Guest post

2021 Music NFT Sales Analysis

May 31, 2022
May 31, 2022

The following guest post is an abridged version of “Music NFT sales in 2021: What we learned,” a longform analysis of 2021 music NFT sales conducted by the Wate

Product
Experience

Updating the OpenSea Experience

May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

Starting today, we’re excited to reveal the first steps in a design refresh aimed at improving everyone’s OpenSea experience. Our first step includes upgrades t

Product
Developer

Introducing Seaport Protocol

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

Today, we’re excited to announce Seaport, a brand new web3 marketplace protocol for safely and efficiently buying and selling NFTs. We’re incredibly excited to

Product
Trust and Safety

Authenticity on OpenSea: Updates to Verification and Copymint Prevention

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

At OpenSea, we’re working around the clock to welcome more people into the world of NFTs. As the NFT ecosystem continues to evolve, imitation and plagiarism are

Community
Trust and Safety

How to stay safe on Discord and Social Media

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

At OpenSea, we’re constantly taking steps to improve trust and safety in the NFT space and ensure users feel confident connecting with us in all of our communit

Product
Trust and Safety

We’re Improving the OpenSea Verification Process

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

As the NFT ecosystem continues to evolve, imitation and plagiarism are growing issues that hinder trust in this space; in a recent blog post, we outlined a numb

Company

OpenSea Acquires Gem to Invest in ‘Pro’ Experience

April 25, 2022
April 25, 2022

At OpenSea, our mission is to bring the power and potential of NFTs to more people around the world. As the NFT community grows, we’ve recognized a need to bett

Creator
Guest post

James Jean’s Fragments: History in the making

April 21, 2022
April 21, 2022

‍Fragments is my first PFP collection, commissioned by Outland, and my approach was to explore the library of images that I’ve developed over the past 20 years

Product
Marketplace

Check out Solana — now in beta on OpenSea

April 6, 2022
April 6, 2022

Over the past year, Solana has emerged as one of the fastest growing NFT ecosystems in the world, and is among the most requested chains by the OpenSea communit

Community
Guest post

BUKU 2022 festival collection curated by Autograph

March 24, 2022
March 24, 2022

Sometimes graffiti is temporary, but this isn’t one of those times. Autograph & theBUKU + Art Project have partnered with renowned visual artists to bring toget

Community
Learn

How to Easily Setup a MetaMask Wallet

March 18, 2022
March 18, 2022

Looking to kick off your NFT collection, but not sure where to begin? The first thing you’ll need is a crypto wallet, which will store your method of payment an

Community
Learn

How to Fund MetaMask with ETH

March 18, 2022
March 18, 2022

Now that your wallet is set up, you’ll need some ETH. Ether is the native currency of the Ethereum network and it’s commonly abbreviated to ETH, which is its mo

Community
Learn

How to Find an NFT You Love

March 18, 2022
March 18, 2022

With so many projects out there, we know it can seem hard to find an NFT you love. Here are a few things you may want to keep in mind to simplify the process.

Creator
Guest post

James and Other Apes (#JAPES)

March 16, 2022
March 16, 2022

As the greenlist for the presale of the #JAPES project opens, James Mollison talks about his journey to realizing this extraordinary collection, which combines