Today, we’ll take you through a definitive guide to sign up for a new account on the mainnet using Smart Contracts Made Easy (SCEZ), charge our account with some crypto, and then create your first NFT using the EZ UI.

There will be a part 2 of this article, as well as a new video on our YouTube channel, where we’ll do the same thing programmatically. So make sure to keep an eye out on our blog and subscribe to our channel as we’ll continue to bring you new things about this DeFi project Smart Contracts Made Easy (SCEZ).

We’re really excited to share this with you. I know that overall, this is going to be a huge lift to people who want an easy and intuitive way to be able to make their own NFTs or smart contracts. In light of this opportunity, we’ll be leveraging everything on the Cardano ecosystem using a very simple API.

I will be taking you through some of the programmatics in the second part of this guide, but let’s start from the beginning.

Step 1 – How to Sign Up

  • Then, click on Sign In from the menu on top
  • This will now take you to the login/sign up page. From there, click on the blue Sing Up button
SCEZ login page
  • Enter all the required information. This includes your phone number as well. Please make sure to enter your valid phone number as we’ll require you to validate the provided number. This is used for MFA, to verify that you’re a real person to keep your account as secure as possible since there is crypto attached to it
SCEZ signup page
  • Finally, verify that you’re not a robot by checking the checkbox and click on the SIGNUP button to finish the process.
SCEZ Signup page

Step 2

After logging in, start verifying your account information. If you haven’t already verified, you’ll see the option to verify your Email and phone number in the dashboard. This is an extremely important step that must be completed to be able to proceed with creating NFTs.

SCEZ dashboard

Next, you’ll see that you have a wallet balance of 0 ADA. This is another important step in the process as we cannot create an NFT without using any ADA. So make sure to deposit 50 or more ADA to the account (50 is the minimum deposit amount).

SCEZ wallet balance

You’ll also receive a guide to complete the above steps in your signup confirmation email. Or you can refer to the image below to get the idea of how to complete this section of the process:

SCEZ signup email confirmation

After making the deposit, you’ll receive a confirmation email from our side. Make sure to keep an eye out for this email to confirm that your deposit has safely reached the account without any interruptions.

Step 3 – Create NFTs Easily!

Now that we have our account all set up, it time to move on to creating NFTs. So once you have your account deposited with at least 50 ADA, go to the dashboard.

  • From the dashboard, click on the Create button on the NFT banner
SCEZ dashboard
  • This will now take you through multiple different pages that” get you started with the process. Just proceed with them all and then add your personal wallet when prompted. So this is the wallet address that your NFT will go to
  • After entering the wallet address, click on the blue Add Wallet button
SCEZ linking to personal wallet
  • This will now take you to the NFT creation page, where you’ll add all the information about your NFT. Enter down all the required info – NFT Token name, NFT description, and finally the image that you want to mint into an NFT. Make sure the file type is PNG, and under 1 MB in size
  • After filling all the info, click on the blue Submit button
SCEZ NFT creation

Now, all that’s left to do is wait for your NFT to be minted. Once the minting is successfully, you’ll be able to access the transaction history for minting the NFT in your SCEZ account, and you’ll also be able to view your NFT in the Assets section of your wallet that you chose to mint the NFT into.

How to Access/View Your NFT After Creation With SCEZ

  • On your SCEZ dashboard, the Transactions banner will get updated whenever a transaction is made. After minting your NFT, go to the User Transactions section
SCEZ dashboard
  • Here, you’ll see all your transactions associated with your SCEZ account. So we’ve done 2 transactions in total – one was depositing 50 ADA into our SCEZ account and the second was spending a small fee to create an NFT
SCEZ transactions

Finally, going into the NFT Orders section will show you all the information of all the NFTs you’ve minted with SCEZ.

SCEZ order history

You can view the minted NFT by using the NFT Url of the NFT you wish to see. Simply copy the URL, paste it into the address bar of your browser, and hit enter.

You will also get an email confirmation when an NFT is successfully minted. The email too will have the NFT file attached with it.

How to Access Your NFT From Your Personal Wallet

Now, going back to your personal wallet that you linked with SCEZ, you’ll find all the info regarding the transactions associated with minting the NFTs. Inside the transactions section, you’ll see a transaction with your Token name as the description or caption.

Wallet transactions

This is essentially the processing fee made into your personal wallet. If you see this, you can be assured that the token created with SCEZ has safely arrived in your personal wallet.

An NFT is an asset, so you’ll find the minted token inside the Assets section of your personal wallet. Just go to this section and you’ll see the minted NFT there, along with the Token name that you entered while creating the NFT.

Digital assets

This ultimately means that you now have your very own NFT created under your ownership!

So that’s a real-time example of how simple it is to create an NFT with SCEZ. If this sounds interesting for you, make sure to check out SCEZ and explore greater possibilities!

Tomorrow, we’ll run a code sample and we’ll show you how simple it is via a web page. We’ll also show you an example with some .NET code on how to create an NFT. So make sure you keep an eye out on our blog and follow our YouTube channel for guides in video format.

If you’d like to watch an example of creating an NFT in real-time, kindly check out the video below:

Spencer Thomason is the CEO and Co-founder of CleanRouter, as well as many other products.

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