An ultimate guide to Polygonscan
Polygonscan is a block explorer and analytics platform that lets users view and analyse any transaction on the Polygon blockchain. The Polygonscan API (Application Programming Interface) launched with various supports to provide features such as transaction tracking, gas tracker, and more, with additional features expected in the future.
Its release encourages developers to launch dApps using the Polygon network. As well as it also ensures that users have the best possible experience when using their favourite dApps for trading, buying and selling NFT, and a variety of other activities.
How will Polygonscan assist?
MATIC is a blockchain scalability platform that promises to solve Ethereum's problems, such as low Tics Per Second (TPS) and high fees. When compared to Ethereum, Polygon has higher throughput. Compared to the Ethereum network, the gas fee on Polygon is relatively low.
The block explorer allows users to easily check blockchain data such as:
• Daily transactions
• Unique addresses
• Average block size
• Average gas price
• Daily gas used
• Daily active ERC-20 addresses
• Contract verification
• ABI verification.
Polygonscan has capacity to handle the high transaction volume, processing 7 million transactions daily. Launching decentralised apps on the polygon blockchain will also be easier further to the networks recent upgrade.
How to use Polygonscan to add the Polygon network in MetaMask
You can also use Polygonscan to connect Polygon to MetaMask by following the instructions below.
Sign in to your online crypto account.
The first step is to ensure that you already have an online crypto account. If this is the case, install the MetaMask browser extension. When the download is finished, the Metamask page will appear, where you can log in to your account.
Click the 'Add Polygon Network' button. Then navigate to https polygonscan.com. Click on the small button with the words 'Add Polygon Network' at the bottom of the page.
Join MetaMask and Polygon.
You will be redirected to the MetaMask page after clicking the button. Then press the "Approve" button. You have successfully connected the blockchain network to the online crypto account and will be redirected to the Polygon mainnet shortly.
Is it valuable to get involved with polygonscan?
Polygonscan comes with a variety of features that makes users' life easier. Getting involved with the block explorer can be beneficial in the long run.
Author: Priya Kumari
Priya is a passionate content writer and the co-founder of Finendorse. She is an enthusiastic crypto investor and has a huge interest in the upcoming digitisation age.