What is Manifold.xyz?
Manifold.xyz is an NFT minting company that aims to empower creators by enabling them to have true creative ownership and preserve on-chain provenance. The company was founded by three Web3 developers, and its seed round was funded by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) and Initialized Capital in October 2021.
Why Mint NFTs with Manifold?
Minting NFTs using Manifold allows creators to retain 100% ownership of their smart contract, giving them more control over their work. Manifold also allows the creation of ERC-721 and ERC-1155 tokens, and allows them to be sold on various third-party platforms.
How to Mint NFTs with Manifold.xyz: Step-by-Step
To mint an NFT using Manifold, follow these steps:
- Connect your wallet and sign up to Manifold with an email address.
- Choose the token type in Manifold Studio.
- Fill out your contract details, including name, contract symbol, and ASCII mark.
- Use the Rinkeby Test Network to run a test mint to check that everything is working as desired.
- Once you are happy with your test mint, mint your NFT on the Ethereum mainnet.
- Connect your contract to a marketplace to sell your NFT.
Once you have minted your NFT using Manifold, you can then connect your contract to a marketplace to sell your NFT. Some popular marketplaces include OpenSea, Rarible, Foundation, SuperRare, Nifty Gateway, and LooksRare.
It's important to note that minting NFTs using Manifold does not automatically guarantee the success of your NFTs. As with any creative pursuit, the success of your NFTs will depend on a variety of factors, such as the quality and uniqueness of your work, the market demand for your NFTs, and your marketing efforts.
Check out our previous article about From Idea to Hype: How to Launch a Successful NFT Collection.