The Basics

Get up to speed on all things Paxful, crypto, blockchain technology, and trading.
What are Bitcoin Ordinals

Have NFTs finally arrived in the world of Bitcoin?

An Ordinal is a text, image, or a video inscribed in a transaction. It’s kind of like a non-fungible token (NFT) but inside the Bitcoin Blockchain.

4 min
March 21, 2023
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USD Coin (USDC) is now available on Paxful

Now you can use USDC to protect your wealth from inflation or to hedge against the volatility of cryptocurrencies.

2 min
December 7, 2022
bitcoin self custody

Five easy steps to self-custody your Bitcoin

Holding your Bitcoin in a wallet you control is not only safe, it also grants you freedom to transact the way you want to.

3 min
December 1, 2022
What is USDC and how does it work

What is USDC and how does it work?

USDC (or USD Coin) is a stablecoin whose value is pegged to the US dollar 1:1. As the 2nd largest stablecoin, USDC is fully backed by US dollar reserves.

5 min
November 28, 2022
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Contact Paxful’s customer support for any type of issue

Got any questions for us? Whether you need help with your account or need an issue resolved, Paxful’s customer support is ready to assist you.

6 min
July 26, 2022
Beginners guide to paxful

The ultimate beginner’s guide to using Paxful

We’ve created an all-in-one guide on how to use Paxful so you can get started on your Bitcoin journey today.

9 min
June 3, 2022
How to Make Money With Cryptocurrency as an Average Person

You don’t need much to start making money with cryptocurrency

You don’t need large sums to start making money with cryptocurrencies. You can hold, trade, lend, or even earn by playing games!

6 min
May 31, 2022
What do HODL, FUD, FOMO, and Other Bitcoin Slang Mean

What do HODL, FUD, FOMO, and other Bitcoin slang mean?

From acronyms to words like whale and moon, the crypto community is swarmed by creative slang. Click here to learn what these slangs mean.

6 min
March 24, 2022
Types of Cryptocurrency

Different Types of Cryptocurrency in the Market Right Now

Cryptos can be categorized according to their utility, or how they’re used — currency, asset, object, and meme or joke coins. Learn all about them here.

5 min
March 11, 2022
How to Start a Dispute on Paxful

How to File a Dispute on Paxful

We want transactions to be as smooth as possible but disputes between buyers & vendors do happen. Here’s how we can help you if your trade falls through.

4 min
March 4, 2022

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