Welcome to Lisk! We are glad you found your way to us and hope that Lisk is the right platform for you! Below you'll find a short introduction video about Lisk. Further down you'll find 6 steps which we think are vital for a great Lisk experience. Please follow them carefully if this is your first time with Lisk.
Step 1 - Create an Account
Your start into Lisk begins with your first account. It builds the foundation for every interaction with the Lisk blockchain and Lisk services. You have two options to make an account. You can use our web login or download one of our many clients to your Windows, Mac, Linux or ARM device.
Please note, if you lose access to your first passphrase you won't be able to recover your money.
Step 2 - Get LSK
The currency that powers the Lisk network is simply called LSK. All actions taken on the network require LSK to process. You can buy LSK on nearly all major altcoin exchanges or get a small amount of free LSK on our faucet.
Step 3 - Configure Your Account
Lisk has several advanced features that can enhance your user experience. You can start by adding a unique identity to your account for easy sending and receiving of LSK. Adding a second passphrase to increase the security and integrity of your account is also possible.
Please note, if you lose access to your first or second passphrase you won't be able to recover your money.
Step 4 - Meet our Tools
We have developed various tools to make life with Lisk more comfortable. You can find them all on our Blockchain Explorer. View the richest accounts, see the latest transactions, take a look at all delegates and their statistics, watch the Lisk markets, and observe the network status. More features will be added to our Blockchain Explorer in the future.
Have you developed your own awesome tool and want to list it here? Contact us!
Step 5 - Get Involved
Lisk is a community focused experience and the users don’t just control the network, they are directly responsible for its success. By getting involved in the community, users can help grow the Lisk network and improve the experience for everyone. A great place to get started is by joining our Lisk Chat. After that, give us a like on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, or become a subscriber on Reddit. Most importantly, keep up to date on news and developments through our official Blog on Medium.
Finished! Now you can become an App Developer.