Pilot Program during the Mainnet Launch
What is the ArNS Pilot?
They are coming! Friendly names are just around the corner in the Arweave ecosystem with the Arweave Name System (ArNS), but we need your help to get there! We have created the ArNS Pilot program with test Smartweave Contracts and a test Arweave Gateway, to help us get everything working properly.
This test environment will give no rights to the name you choose through this Pilot or future names on any gateway. However, your help will enable us to make this service great for you and increase the adoption of the PermaWeb.
What is the purpose?
The ArNS Pilot Program was designed to accomplish several goals:
- Test the capability on arweave.dev, using a test token, and collect feedback on the feature.
- Generate excitement for ar.io and it’s new utilities
- Connect with other founders/teams and establish new inroads
- Establish community feedback on ANT/ARNS spec
How long is it?
Until the Mainnet Launch
What happens at the end?
All names created for test purposes and will be deleted at the end of the pilot. The ArNS Test Token will not be used for any other purposes.
At any given time the ar.io Team may change the Pilot program to better help facilitate the program or end it if there are unforeseen circumstances. We will be measuring what names are created, how many, how many tokens are spent and how names are shared in social networks.
While we encourage all participants to provide feedback during the program, once it is completed, we will seek community feedback in order to better position ArNS for a full production launch.
Want to learn more about ArNS
Check out our full update on the Arweave Name System and what it can achieve.
How do I participate in the Pilot Program?
We have partnered with the Arweave Team and the Arweave App Permapages to help you get your friendly name.
All you have to do is go to pilot.ar.io where you will be led through a simple process to claim your test tokens and then be directed to Permapages to register your new permaweb domain (ArNS).