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A Guide to Using Basescan with Magic Eden.
A Guide to Using Basescan with Magic Eden.

Navigate your NFT journey with ease by mastering Basescan on Magic Eden's Base marketplace.

Updated over a week ago

As you explore the world of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on Magic Eden's Base marketplace, understanding how to track and verify your transactions becomes crucial.

Basescan, a powerful blockchain explorer, serves as your window into the Base blockchain, providing detailed insights into your NFT activities. This comprehensive guide will walk you through the process of leveraging Basescan to gain clarity on your NFT transactions.

What is Basescan?

Basescan is a blockchain explorer specifically designed for the Base network and is a product of Etherscan. It allows users to explore, search, and verify transactions, smart contracts, and addresses on the Ethereum blockchain. Think of it as a tool that provides transparency and visibility into all activities occurring on Base, including NFT transactions on Magic Eden.

Accessing Basescan

  • Navigate to the Basescan website ( on your web browser.

  • Once on the homepage, you can input your Base wallet address, transaction hash, or contract address into the search bar to retrieve relevant information.

Direct link from Magic Eden

Magic Eden makes it easy to directly access Basescan for additional information about your transactions. Simply navigate to your 'Activity' log from either the profile page or collection page. There, you'll find columns displaying important details.

By clicking on the link provided in the time column corresponding to the transaction in question, you'll be swiftly redirected to Basescan for a more comprehensive view of your transaction details.

Understanding transaction details

When viewing your NFT transaction on Basescan, you'll encounter various details that provide insights into the transaction's status, timestamp, gas fees, and more:

  • Transaction hash: A unique identifier for the transaction.

  • Block number: The block in which the transaction was included.

  • Timestamp: The date and time when the transaction occurred.

  • Sender/recipient addresses: The Ethereum addresses of the sender and recipient.

  • Gas limit/gas used: The amount of gas allocated for the transaction and the actual gas used.

  • Gas price: The price per unit of gas in Ether.

  • Status: Indicates whether the transaction is pending, successful, or failed.

Verifying NFT transactions

  • Copy the transaction hash of your NFT transaction from Magic Eden.

  • Paste the transaction hash into the search bar on Basescan and hit enter.

  • Basescan will display detailed information about the transaction, including its status and other relevant details.


If you encounter any issues or discrepancies with your NFT transaction, Basescan can help you troubleshoot by providing detailed information about gas fees, transaction status, and more. You can also reach out to Magic Eden's support team for assistance.

Mastering Basescan empowers you to navigate your NFT journey with confidence and clarity. By leveraging this powerful blockchain explorer on Magic Eden's Base marketplace, you can track, verify, and gain insights into your NFT transactions seamlessly.

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