Get a Wallet
An Arweave wallet is your passport to the permaweb
Arweave wallets hold $AR cryptocurrency used to pay for data storage on Arweave, NFTs, PSTs, and manage Arweave app permissions across the permaweb. Once you have a wallet & some $AR you can do things like:
There are a few ways to get an Arweave wallet, we’ll run through a couple of them here:
Get one from Arweave & use the faucet for some $AR
Visit faucet.arweave.net to generate an Arweave wallet .JSON, choose to send a tweet & the Faucet will send you some $AR to get started on the Permaweb.
Install the ArConnect Browser Extension
Visit arconnect.io and get set up with an Arweave browser wallet extension (for Chromium & Firefox) that can create a wallet for you & keep your keys secure. This is a MetaMask like experience for the permaweb.