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What is Lightning Network Capacity blog

What is Lightning Network Capacity

Bitcoin’s Lightning network operates on top of the Bitcoin blockchain. For layer 2 to function and deliver global, instant, and zero-fee transactions, nodes must join the network and...

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How many transactions can the lightning network handle? blog

How many transactions can the lightning network handle?

The Lightning Network is capable of handling millions of payments per second. I want to create a practical and easy-to-understand breakdown of how lightning operates, how nodes connect...

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The Low Time Preference Low-Cost Routing Node Guide blog

The Low Time Preference Low-Cost Routing Node Guide

Bitcoin Education

Learn from our Support Engineer Nate, how to create a low time preference node you can spend from which transforms to a routing node that earns sats over...

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Lightning Channel Strategy Guide and FAQ blog

Lightning Channel Strategy Guide and FAQ

News

This guide/FAQ is designed to give Lightning Network node runners, whether new to the hobby or experienced, a concise breakdown of different channel types and situations....

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Effortless Inbound Channel Opening for Voltage Nodes blog

Effortless Inbound Channel Opening for Voltage Nodes

Feature Updates

Voltage node runners just got a big quality of life boost! With the click of one button, all users running a Voltage node may claim 500,000 sats of...

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How to run an effective Merchant Lightning Node blog

How to run an effective Merchant Lightning Node

We will be talking about basic goals, initial setup, interaction with point of sale front ends such as BTCPayServer, and how to manage the liquidity. There are three...

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Identity and Brand on the Lightning Network blog

Identity and Brand on the Lightning Network

News

This brand display on the Lightning Network is a passive and effective means of showing support of Bitcoin. As the cryptocurrency space continues to grow more muddled and...

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LNbits Now Available on Voltage blog

LNbits Now Available on Voltage

Feature Updates

Using LNbits on Voltage is so easy. Simply navigate to the Dashboards tab on your node's page, find LNbits right below ThunderHub, and click Create Dashboard....

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How to Sell Liquidity and Earn Sats with your Lightning Node blog

How to Sell Liquidity and Earn Sats with your Lightning Node

News

We will dive into preparing your node to be considered high quality (worth buying from), several markets that allow you to sell channels quickly and effectively, and also...

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Lightning Node “Type” Series #1: The Consumer Node or How to Live on Lightning blog

Lightning Node “Type” Series #1: The Consumer Node or How to Live on Lightning

Living on Bitcoin has never been easier. You can pay your bills with bitcoin on Bitrefill, top up your google or apple-pay with paywithmoon, or buy giftcards with...

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Lightning Advancements with Lyle Pratt, Founder of VIDA blog

Lightning Advancements with Lyle Pratt, Founder of VIDA

Thanks to Stakwork for transcribing our Twitter Spaces. Lyle Pratt – 00:00:06: That we don’t even own anymore if it wasn’t free. So the fundamental problem is that...

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How do lightning nodes interact with on-chain Bitcoin? blog

How do lightning nodes interact with on-chain Bitcoin?

Bitcoin Education

Learn about on-chain interactions, opening and closing channels, cooperative and unilateral channel closures and more....

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