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Understanding Solana, Ethereum, and Bitcoin Ordinals Details and Metadata
Understanding Solana, Ethereum, and Bitcoin Ordinals Details and Metadata

Delve into the intricate world of NFT metadata across different blockchain platforms with Magic Eden.

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Written by Deckard
Updated over a week ago

Navigating the world of NFTs involves understanding the intricate details and metadata associated with each token. In this guide, we'll explore the diverse landscape of metadata presentation on Magic Eden, covering Solana, Bitcoin Ordinals, and Ethereum NFTs. From mint addresses to inscription IDs, we'll unravel the layers of information crucial for collectors and creators alike.

Solana

Accessing a Solana NFT on Magic Eden reveals crucial information through the Item Details page. Here's what you'll find:

Details section

  • Mint address: This is the address where the NFT was minted on the Solana blockchain.

  • Token address: The address representing the specific NFT token on Solana.

  • Owner: Indicates the current owner of the NFT.

  • Set creator royalties: Specifies the royalties set by the creator, which are distributed to the creator each time the NFT is sold.

Attributes section

  • Traits and percentages: Displays the various attributes of the NFT and the percentage of NFTs within the collection that share each trait.

Libreplex inscriptions (if applicable)

  • Inscription number: Unique identifier for the inscription.

  • Inscription hash: Hash value representing the inscription.

  • Inscription data hash: Hash value for the data associated with the inscription.

  • Mutable/Immutable: Indicates whether the NFT's inscription is mutable or immutable.

  • Inscription size: Size of the inscription data.

Bitcoin Ordinals

Bitcoin Ordinals bring a unique perspective to NFT metadata again viewable through the Item Details Page on Magic Eden Bitcoin.

Attributes section

  • Traits: If provided by the creator, displays traits associated with the NFT.

Details section

  • Inscription ID: Unique identifier for the inscription.

  • Inscription number: Number assigned to the inscription.

  • Owner: Current owner of the inscription.

  • Content details: Information about the content type of the NFT (eg. PNG/HTML/GIF).

  • Genesis transaction: Initial transaction that created the inscription.

  • Sat Rarity: Rarity level of the individual satoshi.

  • Sat details: Additional details about the satoshi.

  • Location information: Details regarding the location of the inscription on Bitcoin.

Ethereum NFTs and other EVM chains

Exploring Ethereum and similar EVM chains from the Item Details Page on Magic Eden showcases:

Attributes section

  • Traits and trait types: Displays various traits and their types, along with the percentage of NFTs within the collection that share each trait.

Details section:

  • Contract address: Address of the smart contract governing the NFT.

  • Token ID: Unique identifier for the NFT.

  • Token standard: Specifies the standard used for the NFT (e.g., ERC-721, ERC-1155).

  • Owner details: Information about the current owner of the NFT.

  • Royalty information: Details about any royalties associated with the NFT.

  • Chain: Indicates the blockchain network on which the NFT resides.
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Understanding the nuances of metadata across different blockchain platforms is essential for collectors and creators in the NFT space. With Magic Eden's comprehensive display of Solana, Bitcoin Ordinals, Ethereum, and other EVM chain metadata, users can make informed decisions and delve deeper into the world of digital collectibles.

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