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Gasless vs Traditional: A guide to Mintable’s minting options

If you’re a creator, naturally you’ll want the best platform to mint your NFTs, and with that comes diving into the wild world of minting, amongst other things.

With all the options available, it can be hard to find something that suits what you want for your NFTs. If you’re still wondering about the ins and outs of all our minting options on the Mintable platform, this article is meant to simplify, break down, and highlight the usefulness of what is available, so you as a creator can be well prepared to make an informed decision regarding your creation.

On Mintable, we have gasless as well as traditional or advanced minting. Advanced minting consists of a printable series and/or batch minting.

Gasless minting

Gasless minting is a transaction-free option for minting items on our platform, it does not require you to pay gas fees upfront. 

Traditional/advanced minting

Traditional minting is minting with a transaction – you pay gas fees to mint your token.

Printable series allows you to create as many tokens as you want with one transaction and mints the token only when the item is sold.

Batch minting allows you to create and mint many tokens in one transaction.

Follow our guide:

If you’re still confused, follow our guide to minting options:

Follow our decision tree to help you with choosing a minting option on our platform!

Minting options perks list:

And if that still hasn’t helped you enough with your choice, we’ve made a list of perks comparing the two.


  • It’s gasless – you do not have to pay gas fees upfront to create your item
  • It is on the main Ethereum network
  • It is an ERC-721 token
  • Easy and hassle-free
  • No ETH needed to mint
  • You do not need to create a store to mint
  • You can attach unlockable content
  • You can choose between minting one item or batch mint several items

Traditional/advanced options

  • Requires gas – you’ll have to pay gas fees to create your item
  • It is on the main Ethereum network
  • It is an ERC-721 token
  • Easy and hassle-free
  • ETH needed to mint
  • You can mint it on your own store or on the mintable store
  • You can choose between minting one item or batch mint several items
  • You can choose a printable series

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