General

Thorough and digestible articles useful for new and casual users of Etherscan that cover our general functions and terms.

Event Logs

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A brief introduction to Event Logs on Ethereum.

Teck Yuan Lee
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What is Etherscan?

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Etherscan is the leading BlockExplorer (search engine) for the Ethereum Blockchain that allows users to easily lookup, confirm and validate transactions.

Kaven Choi
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Etherscan Cards

Etherscan Cards is a new feature that allows credible third parties in the ecosystem to share useful information on and add interactions for addresses directly on the explorer.

Teck Yuan Lee
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Blobs on Ethereum

Blobs are dedicated data storage spaces specified in EIP-4844, activated as part of the Dencun upgrade.

Teck Yuan Lee
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Contract Verification Support

If you encounter issues while attempting to verify a contract, you can reach out to our support team via general inquiry or priority support.

Teck Yuan Lee
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Fee Recipient

A quick intro to Fee Recipient on Ethereum.

Teck Yuan Lee
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Address Poisoning Attacks

A brief explanation of what address poisoning attacks are and what users can do to mitigate the risks of falling victim to these attacks.

Teck Yuan Lee
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ENS Text Records

A brief explanation on Text Records in ENS.

Teck Yuan Lee
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Inscriptions on EVM Chains

A brief overview of what Inscriptions are.

Teck Yuan Lee
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Discontinuation of a Block Explorer

User preparations and reasons for the discontinuation of a block explorer service by Etherscan.

Teck Yuan Lee
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Proxy Contracts

An introduction to proxy contracts on Ethereum.

Teck Yuan Lee
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Featured Listing

Featured Listing is a feature specifically designed to enhance the visibility of certain tokens on Ethereum.

Teck Yuan Lee
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Domain Names on Etherscan

This article explains Domain Names and how Etherscan supports them.

Faiz Adnan
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Zero-Value Token Transfer Attack

A brief explanation on zero-value token transfer attack

Lutfi nizam
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Exploring Token Ownership: Understanding Inconsistencies in Total Token Supply

Discover how some tokens may have inconsistencies between displayed and actual token counts due to non-standard _totalSupply functions or burn addresses such as the Null Address.

Faiz Adnan
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Understanding Tuples in Solidity Contracts

This article provides a concise overview of tuples in Solidity contracts and their relevance to Etherscan.

Faiz Adnan
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Exploring the World of MEV: What It is and How It Works

An article that explains what is MEV and how it works.

Faiz Adnan
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A Beginner's Guide to Hard and Soft Forks in Blockchain

An introduction to blockchain hard fork and soft fork.

Faiz Adnan
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Truffle Suite: A Comprehensive Ethereum Development Framework

A brief explanation on Truffle Suite and its components.

Faiz Adnan
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Maximizing Rewards with Liquid Staking

A brief explanation on liquid staking.

Faiz Adnan
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The Role of Blockchain Bridges in Enhancing Interoperability and Scalability

A brief explanation on how blockchain bridges play a role in enhancing interoperability and scalability.

Faiz Adnan
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Comparing DAGs to Traditional Blockchain Structures

A general explanation on Directed Acyclic Graph in comparison to the traditional blockchain structures

Faiz Adnan
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Scaling Issues in Blockchain Networks and How Data Availability Sampling Can Help

A brief information to illustrate how Data Availability Sampling works and how it helps in blockchain scaling issue.

Faiz Adnan
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Re-entrancy Attack

A brief information on how re-entrancy attack happened that leads to Ethereum hard fork

Faiz Adnan
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What is a Fallback Function?

A brief explanation on Fallback Function

Faiz Adnan
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Erasure Coding In A Blockchain Ecosystem

A simple explanation behind erasure coding

Faiz Adnan
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Epoch in Ethereum

A brief explanation on Epoch

Faiz Adnan
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An Introduction to Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs)

A brief explanation on DAO

Faiz Adnan
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Understanding Stablecoin

Understanding what lies under Stablecoin

Faiz Adnan
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Decentralized Applications (DApps): An Overview

An overview on decentralized applications and why should we use or not use them

Faiz Adnan
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Explanation on DeFi Liquidation

A brief explanation on DeFi Liquidation.

Faiz Adnan
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Exploring the Possibilities of Decentralized Finance

Exploring the possibilities of decentralized finance by its definition and what can be considered DeFi.

Faiz Adnan
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Understanding Flash Loan

A brief explanation on Flash Loan with infographic.

Faiz Adnan
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Check Previous Balance Tool

The Check Previous Balance tool can be used to find how much token balance an address has at a specific time or block.

Lutfi nizam
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EthValidate

EthValidate is a feature to validate any transactions, addresses' balances, and token balances on the Etherscan’s node with other nodes.

Francesca Overee
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Verified Signatures Tool

Our Verified Signatures Tool just got revamped! Let's see what are the changes and additions.

Raja Amir
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Exploring the Block Page

A block is a core concept that can be thought of as a page in a ledger. A block contains transaction data and the hash of the previous block that ensures immutability and security in the blockchain network.

AzfarEphr
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Exploring the Block Details

A block is a core concept that can be thought of as a page in a ledger. A block contains transaction data and the hash of the previous block that ensures immutability and security in the blockchain network.

AzfarEphr
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ENS Name Tags on Etherscan

ENS turns the complicated addresses in Ethereum into human-readable domain names.

Harith Kamarul
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Token Approvals

A look at our Token Approvals feature with which users can review and revoke approvals given to contracts to spend their money on their behalf.

Raja Amir
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Understanding an Ethereum Transaction

An article explaining the types of transactions in the Ethereum blockchain, where to look for them on Etherscan and the life cycle of a transaction.

Raja Amir
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Announcing feature: Private Token Ignore List

The Ignore list feature will essentially allow a user to hide a token and exclude the token’s value from the calculation of the total token holdings’ value on Etherscan.

Raja Amir
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How to import a Wallet Address on MyEtherWallet

A quick guide on how to import your wallet address to another wallet service platform.

Raja Amir
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Etherscan Sponsored Link and Advertising

If your product or service requires advertising, you can contact us through Our Contact us link in the article.

Kaven Choi
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Address Name Tag & Private Note

Private Name Tags on Etherscan allows users to tag any addresses and these addresses will appears as your tagged name instead of the full address hash on Etherscan.

Kaven Choi
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