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Arweave and NFT Metadata

Although Arweave provides its own form of Metadata to aid applications with more enhanced functionality, Arweave can also be utilized to store specific NFT Metadata on the permaweb in order to provide data permanence to NFTs.

How much data can you store on a blockchain?

Data stored on a blockchain varies depending on the blockchain. The most popular blockchains - Bitcoin and Ethereum - store very little data. But other blockchains like Arweave, Filecoin, Storj, and Sia have been purpose-built for next-generation data storage.

What type of files can you put on a blockchain?

Blockchain is a distributed database that allows for secure, transparent, and tamper-proof transactions. This makes it the perfect technology for storing data. But what type of data?

Can You Store Private Data on a Blockchain?

Arweave remains the only permanent storage method to maintain NFT reliability and sustainability. Every NFT's image and metadata is stored for at least 200 years when uploaded to the protocol.

How Long Will a USB Drive Last?

The price to store data on Arweave is dynamic but tends to fluctuate within a narrow range of $6.35 to $8.50 per GB. In reality, for most uploaded files, this price difference will only be a fraction of a cent.

ArDrive Mobile: The first permanent storage app for your phone!

Every day, businesses and people are creating and consuming more and more data. All the sudden, the photo and video albums on our mobile phones can scroll back a decade, while businesses like accounting firms have millions or billions of files they are obligated to save (and keep paying for), but will likely never view …

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Where can I store my photos permanently?

Traditional ways to save photos for long periods of time are flawed. But blockchain technology points to a new method of long-term digital photo storage.

How to Store Data for 100 Years: Solutions for the Information Age

The key factor in keeping any information around for long periods of time is redundancy - keeping multiple copies in multiple locations.

How do you store data permanently?

Every day humans send 300 billion emails and generate 2.5 million terabytes of data. Some of this data would be beneficial to store permanently. But how?

Arweave Manifests: How to get your NFT Project, Static Website, or dApp onto Arweave

The NFT craze has been heating up in the crypto world and OpenSea is at the center of it. But with all the attention around NFTs one of the biggest questions often remains unasked: Where is the NFT that I am buying or selling actually stored?

Arweave File System (ArFS): Powerful Permaweb Tools

ArFS improves upon the standard file browsing experience of Arweave by adding the ability to create folders (data hierarchy), private encryption, file versioning, controlled sharing and more.

Can you store NFTs on Arweave?

Arweave remains the only permanent storage method to maintain NFT reliability and sustainability. Every NFT's image and metadata is stored for at least 200 years when uploaded to the protocol.

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