This article intends to give you a step-by-step guide on installing Brave Web Brower’s $BAT tipping feature as well as inform the ODIN Community that we have enabled $BAT tipping across channels should you like to contribute via this ‘tipping system’! The Privacy focused web browser offered by Brave is currently available for Windows 32 and 64 bit OS environments, macOS, and Linux.
$BAT — BAT is short for Basic Attention Token; it is a digital advertising token that is built on the Ethereum blockchain. … Users get paid for giving attention to ads. Publishers get a portion of the ad revenue as is the norm. Advertisers get better ROI for their content. (BlockGeeks.com)
Brave Web Brower — The Brave browser is a fast, private and secure web browser for PC, Mac and mobile. (Brave.com)
ODIN Blockchain — ODIN Blockchain is a proprietary blockchain-powered by $ODIN, the native currency of the ODIN Blockchain, and is built through a network of open source cooperatively built mobile applications with a focus on privacy and decentralization. (ODINBlockchain.org) ODIN Blockchain is currently home to ODIN.Chat, a 100% anonymous, private, and free Blockchain-Driven messenger. Download now in the Google Play Store!
ODIN Society—ODIN Society is a non-profit cooperative of digital engineers holding legal status with the United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority. ODIN’s governance exists both on and off of our proprietary blockchain, allowing for innovative hybrid governance solutions. (nondescript | ODIN)
Step 1 — Sign Up as a BRAVE Publisher!
Head on over to https://publishers.basicattentiontoken.org/ and begin the sign-up process.
Clicking Sign-Up takes you here.
Fill in your email address, click I agree to Brave’s terms & conditions. Then click Create account.
Having entered a valid email address, agreeing to the terms and conditions, and clicking create account should take you to this screen. This prompts you to ‘Finish setting up your Creator’s account by clicking on the secure login link in the email we just sent. Don’t see the email? Be sure to check your spam folder or click here to try again.’
Verify your email
Click Verify email.
Enter your name and consent to be informed of new features and promotions via email. Checking the box is NOT MANDATORY. Only click if you’d like to opt-in for future email correspondence.
Protect your account with 2FA
Protecting your accounts with Two-Factor-Authentification is ALWAYS encouraged and is generally a best practice when protecting digital assets and account information.
After having set up 2FA or choosing to skip for now will take you to your dashboard. We’re almost there! First, we must link an Uphold Wallet. This allows us to claim our rewards. Click Connect to Uphold, pictured above, taking you here:
Follow uphold’s sign up process to create an account. If you already have an existing account, click Login here, found at the bottom of the page. Having followed the steps correctly should result in your Brave dashboard showing your wallet now ‘connected’.
We will now ‘Add Channels’ allowing for you to start receiving $BAT tips for your content across various channels including the following: Websites, Youtube, Twitch, Twitter, Vimeo, Reddit, and Github!
Note: You do not have to be the individual owner, but you must have access to account log-in credentials to verify an account.
Clicking one of the available channels will re-direct you to a login credential page where you can verify the login credentials and enable $BAT tipping via the Brave Browser. Here is an example showing the linking of a GitHub account.
Congratulations and welcome to tipping by BRAVE. For additional support along the way, feel free to comment on this post below and I will help where I can!
Bonus! Pro Tip!
Make your tipping banner stand out by customizing it with unique photos and a personalized message by clicking ‘Tipping Banner’ in the top right-hand corner of your Brave dashboard. Here’s a look at my customization for ODIN Blockchain.
About the author
Christopher Reeder is ODIN Blockchain’s Lead Content Strategist and Technical Writer. As an advocate and researcher, he is exploring technology’s impact on privacy.
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