What is an L2?

L2 is short for layer 2. L2s are blockchains built on top of another blockchain, which helps lower fees and increase scalability. You can read more about different L2s here.

What L2s does Foundation Support?

Foundation currently supports Base as our only L2. We may support other L2s in the future, so keep an eye out for any updates on our Twitter and Warpcast!

What is Base?

Base is an Ethereum layer 2 chain developed by Coinbase. It runs on Optimism and helps scale Ethereum by bundling transactions and lowering gas fees to the user. You can read more about Base here.

How can I see my transactions on Base?

Foundation will be using Basescan and Blockscout as block explorers to show transactions. These sites are very similar to Etherscan and will allow you to confirm that a transaction is successful on the blockchain.

What Base NFTs can I buy/sell?

Foundation 1/1 NFTs, Drops, Editions contracts, and Galleries are now supported on L2 as of April 2nd, 2024. You can deploy all of these on Base and collect from them as well.

Learn how to create a 1/1 NFT, drop, edition, or a gallery on Base.

How do I buy Base?

You can bridge your ETH into Base ETH following the instructions in our Help Center here.

How can I tell Base NFTs apart from Ethereum NFTs?

You can see what NFT a chain is on in the details section on the NFT page. The chain information is also available on Drops pages under “Chain.”

Do I need to switch networks to make purchases for Base NFTs and Ethereum NFTs?

Yes, whenever you make a transaction on Foundation, you should always confirm that you are on the correct network and confirm the details of the transaction. You can change the network easily by opening your wallet and selecting the network in the upper right-hand corner. You can also confirm the network by clicking on your profile photo in the upper right hand corner and looking at the logo in your balance.

Still have questions?

The easiest way to get support from our team is to get in touch with us.

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