NEAR is a layer 1 blockchain that uses a proof-of-stake consensus mechanims like Ethereum.
This blockchain is known for using a "sharding solution" - a solution that enables the fast and efficient transactions.
Ready to create one? Here’s a step-by-step guide in creating a NEAR wallet:
Type “wallet.near.org” in your search bar.
To make a new account, click “Create Account.”
Click “Get Started.”
Copy the generated passphrase or write it down in a notebook. Click “Generate New” if you wish to choose a different set of words.
Verify your passphrase by entering the word that corresponds to the number given. Click “Verify and Complete.”
Congratulations! You have successfully set up your Near wallet. Click the wallet address at the top of the page to copy the address of your account.
Click the copy button to copy your address. Don’t forget to write it down in your notebook for safekeeping.
And that’s all, Ka-Bit! Top-up your wallet and start sending and receiving Near tokens!