verse

Changelog

Updates and improvements to Verse.

Project & profile improvements

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  • Artist-curated projects can now be viewed as a grid, as well as a slideshow
  • You can now sort your collection by “recently collected”
  • Non-Verse releases can now be shown on the site
  • Fixed a bug where trait information was not shown on artwork pages
  • Added the ability to disable the secondary market for certain series
  • Fixed bug where filters persisted when navigating between pages
  • Fixed bug where scrolling jumped around in longer seed grids
  • Seed listings are now displayed in a separate tab
  • Fixed a bug where activity events were duplicated or missing labels
  • Many more minor improvements and bug fixes

New & improved artwork page

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  • The page for individual artworks now use a fullscreen-with-sidebar layout
  • A “Highest sale” stat is now shown in the Market section on series pages
  • “Includes physical” labels are now shown when an artwork includes a physical component
  • Private viewing room for the presale for ‘Vacation’ by Roope Rainisto
  • The site header no longer shows links to log in when the site is loading and you’re already signed in
  • Links to specific seeds now work even if you aren’t signed in
  • Many more minor improvements and bug fixes

Journal upgrades and @verse_activity

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  • New floor listings and secondary market sales are now Tweet by @verse_activity
  • The Journal page has been given a design upgrade, and you can now filter to view categories, e.g. video interviews.
  • Preview images now display correctly on Twitter and Farcaster for all pages.
  • SOL prices are now shown for Solana releases.
  • Fixed a bug prevent seed modal views from being closed in Safari.
  • You can now list seed for sale at $0.
  • The search bar now tells you if you’re searching for something that doesn’t exist.
  • Floor price warnings are no longer shown for seed listings.
  • Older projects on the site now use the Verse IPFS gateway, resolving an issue where some ISPs were blocking access to the gateway we were using previously.
  • We made some changes behind the scenes to boost performance of some pages.
  • Many more minor improvements and bug fixes.

Seed marketplace & onboarding improvements

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  • We added timestamps to seed marketplace listings to make it easier to stay on top of new listings.
  • Users signing up with a wallet can now enter an email address to receive email notifications.
  • A "Release date" is now shown on series pages.
  • Pinned tab bars across the site for improved navigation access.
  • Collections linked to galleries and curators are now displayed on their profile pages.
  • Performance improvements targeting Safari.
  • Link preview images are now working for series and exhibition page links.
  • Fixed a bug causing navigation arrows in the seed modal to stop working.
  • Many more minor improvements and bug fixes.

Verse IPFS gateway & seed marketplace favorites

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  • You can now favorite seeds you don’t own, including seed marketplace listings
  • Verse now operates its own IPFS gateway for improved performance and reliability
  • We’ve made it even easier to connect Twitter from your profile page
  • The pages displaying individual artworks have been given a design update, aligning them with series pages
  • Open sales containing only reserved labels are now more clearly labelled as reserved
  • Brought back the "Featured" sorting option and added an "Oldest" option
  • Fixed a bug causing drafted offers to appear as sent
  • Many more minor improvements and bug fixes

Spring cleaning

  • You can now change your username on the Account page
  • UI is now snappier than ever in Safari
  • The % listed stat on Trending is now accurate for all series
  • The fresh Released and Upcoming UI has been given a good dose of polish
  • We’ve improved 2FA flows, stamping out a few pesky bugs
  • Changelog entries now have titles to make them easier to read
  • Many more minor improvements and bug fixes

New Upcoming & Released pages

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  • Updated Released and Upcoming pages with a one-by-one view of series
  • Redesigned sorting and filtering UI across the site
  • A new “floor price change” stat is now shown on the Trending page
  • Larger seed thumbnail images for collector-curated artworks
  • The site header on desktop has been given a design upgrade
  • It is no longer possible to deposit USDC
  • We've grouped galleries, curators and platforms as Collaborators
  • Many more minor improvements and bug fixes

Faster cryptocurrency withdrawals

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  • Cryptocurrency withdrawals are now processed within a few seconds
  • We reduced the cost of generating static images for collector-curated projects by 90%.
  • Fixed a bug causing incorrect sorting in seed marketplaces
  • Trending has returned to the main navigation.
  • Individual curators are now shown on artwork and collection pages
  • Many more minor improvements and bug fixes

Listing confirmation

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  • You now see an additional confirmation screen when listing an artwork for sale on the secondary market
  • When listing a work significantly beneath the current floor price, you’ll now see a warning
  • When favouriting seeds in collector-curated projects from the seed preview modal, you no longer lose the ability to navigate to the next generated seed
  • We added the ability for artists to restrict the number of seeds that can be generated by collectors for collector-curated projects. This may be done to control the dynamics of these projects and/or reduce server-side image generation costs
  • We reduced the minimum amount of ETH you can withdraw to 0.003
  • The changelog page you are currently reading has been given a good dose of polish
  • Many more minor improvements and bug fixes

Seed marketplace improvements

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  • Upcoming releases are now shown at the top of the Releases page
  • If you favourite a generated seed you’re viewing, you can now continue to the next generated seed using the arrow navigation
  • Fixed a bug causing purchased seeds to appear in the Generated tab for collector-curated projects
  • Fixed a bug causing funds from seed sales to not appear in account balance
  • We completed another round of style improvements across the site, including updating our blue colour
  • Many more minor improvements and bug fixes

Dutch auctions with rebate

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  • The dutch auction UI now contains information about rebates
  • Simplified the Galleries page with a new “Submit project” option for applications
  • The Explore page is now sorted by Featured by default
  • Artist and artwork titles are now displayed in a consistent order and size across the site
  • Fixed a few minor bugs related to Solana minting, payments and wallets
  • Fixed an issue causing seed URLs to sometimes lead to the wrong seed
  • Many more minor improvements and bug fixes

Mint on Solana

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  • You can now pay in Solana, mint works on the Solana blockchain, and sign in with a Solana wallet
  • Sort listings in the seed marketplace by price and recency
  • Change your email address on the account page
  • Many more minor improvements and bug fixes

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  • We've laid the foundations for Solana minting, payments, and more
  • Toggle between live/image views for artworks that support both views
  • New sales mechanic to reward all bidders in an auction with a separate artwork
  • Links to OpenSea collections are now shown on the main collection page
  • Exhibitions banners and pages now have an “Exhibitions” label
  • A loading state is now displayed while switching between artwork seeds
  • Many more minor improvements and bug fixes

Best global offer

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  • See the highest active global offer when making a global offer
  • Track activity across all series on the Explore page
  • We simplified the date & countdown on upcoming release pages
  • We started showcasing a featured series at the top of the Explore page
  • Switch to a static image view for some code-based works
  • Many more minor improvements and bug fixes

Clearer rebates

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  • We’ve started hosting very large artwork images, even when OpenSea and IPFS are unable to handle such files
  • You can now track “Closed” and “Closing soon” releases via new sections in Releases
  • Collectors bidding with cryptocurrency from an external wallet will now see clearer information about outbid refunds and rebates
  • Many more minor improvements and bug fixes

Navigation improvements

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  • Browse series sales volume and other stats in a new Marketplace tab on the Explore page
  • We removed some non-essential pages from the main navigation
  • We fixed a long-standing bug preventing some accounts from being able to buy during fixed priced sales
  • We tidied up some styling issues in the seed marketplace UI
  • Mint prices are now shown in the #all-sales channel in Discord
  • Many more minor improvements and bug fixes

Select storage when buying

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  • You can now select where artwork will be minted to when buying
  • Ledger payment options have been reinstated
  • Series artworks & trait filters are now hidden in expandable sections
  • Series descriptions are now displayed in the secondary market view
  • Many more minor improvements and bug fixes

Introducing the seed marketplace

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  • You can now buy and sell seeds for collector-curated series
  • ENS names are now shown in provenance and activity views
  • Many more minor improvements and bug fixes

On-chain Ethereum minting

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  • We added support for an on-chain file system
  • Blockchain network fees charged when purchasing OpenSea listings now reflect the actual current network fee
  • We fixed an issue causing unreliable OpenSea listings and data
  • Artworks are now resized appropriately on smaller laptops and tablets
  • Many more minor improvements and bug fixes

Wallet sign in

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  • You can now sign in by connecting an Ethereum wallet
  • Track live and upcoming releases on the new homepage
  • We simplified artist and gallery URLs to /artistName
  • Supporting physical-only sales in #all-sales
  • Many more minor improvements and bug fixes

Select your artwork

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  • We introduce a new collector-selected sale mechanism to let collectors choose artworks to buy from artist-curated series
  • Support for multi-exhibition art fairs (starting with HERE)
  • We made it clearer when sales have a decreasing supply mechanic
  • We added some polish to the new series page
  • Many more minor improvements and bug fixes