How to mint NFTs on Sqwid using Splitz - Tutorial
Briefing - What is this tutorial all about?
If you're new to the world of NFTs, you will definitely come across theoretical and also practical challenges. This tutorial will give you a brief intro in how you can mint your NFTs using Splitz.
Relevance - Why do I need this tutorial?
NFTs are probably the hottest tech features in 2022 and our Sqwid dApp built on Reef is an amazing place to publish your NFT collection for a very low minting cost (compared to legacy Ethereum or other layer 1 blockchains in the space).
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Prerequisites - What do I need to get started?
- Reef chain extension
- Reef extension account for Mainnet
- Bind EVM address here.
- An asset for creating an NFT
🚀 Getting started - we are ready to go!
Step1: Visit the Sqwid dApp on https://sqwid.app/
Step2: If you have a Reef EVM account with a balance on Mainnet, connect to the Sqwid dApp.
Click on Connect in the top right corner. You will see a dropdown list just like me. Now you can choose your Mainnet account and make sure you choose Mainnet in the tiny dropdown within the list.
Step3: We successfully connected our Reef Mainnet account
As you can see I got some REEF on Mainnet, more than enough to perform some transactions on Sqwid.
To dive into the new feature we have to look within the section Create.
Step4: Click on Create
This is the overview page for creating an NFT. Click "Choose File" to upload your asset.
Step5: Enter your information to create your NFT
Now we have reached the new feature, which lies in adding the "Royalties receiver".
Step6: Hover the + sign to see your option and select it
Step7: Check the status of your transaction
You can now see this integration popping up. This is the new feature called "Splitz". We can use it to improve royalty distribution. Imagine you got team members to share your royalties with, this will be the easy-to-use solution.
Step8: Add your friends or team members EVM address
Step9: Input the share you want to distribute royalties
Step10: Add more of your friends or members if needed
Click create to submit your input.
Step11: A contract will be created that includes your input
Step12: Enter your password & sign the transaction
Step13: Now you get this popup saying Splitzer created
We can see a newly created Contract address. Let us copy it and click Close.
Step14: Get back to the app and click on Interact
Step15: Paste your newly created address in the search field
Click on "Search Splitzer".
Step16: Found it! Review your data
Step17: Close Splitz and paste your new address into "Royalties receiver"
Now you entered your brand new contract address which makes sure the royalties are split amongst the addresses your added to Splitz.
Step18: Input your Royaltis value, Number of copies, Collection and Properties & click Create
Step19: Sign the transaction
Well done! You createt your NFT with distributed royalties by using Splitz!
Step20: Enjoy more features on the Sqwid marketplace
Congrats on your first NFT Creation using Splitz! Now you're set up and ready to , Put on Sale, Create Loan Proposal, Create Auction, or Create Raffle.
We are going to look at these features in the next videos. Stay tuned!
Debriefing - What are the most important takeaways from this tutorial?
Check out more tutorials about the Reef ecosystem here on our blog and stay tuned for more detailed videos on loans, auctions, and raffles on the Sqwid dApp.