Tags

A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

Bitcoin Core is a full node implementation of the Bitcoin protocol with a wallet and GUI. Bitcoin Core is a MIT-licensed Qt 5 GUI application for the original Bitcoin codebase. Additional/previous nam…
Transactions are signed messages carrying out the transfer or generation of bitcoins. They are broadcast throughout the Bitcoin network and, if accepted, integrated in the blockchain.
The blockchain is the journal of all confirmed Bitcoin transactions. It consists of a linked sequence of blocks and each block contains a list of transactions. For questions about the eponymous compan…
2812 questions
A wallet manages a user's private keys. Wallet software is used to send and receive Bitcoin. It also keeps track of the user's transactions, addresses, and balance.
should be used for questions related to bitcoind, the command-line software for Bitcoin Core. It stands for "Bitcoin Daemon" where a daemon is any computer process which runs in the backgroun…
Tells a user how to pay a recipient. Bitcoin addresses are strings consisting of numbers and letters that begin with '1', '3', or 'bc1'. Addresses encode the recipient's output script that usually con…
should be used for questions related to paying transaction fees in the Bitcoin network.
Proposed payment system leveraging payment channels which allow re-negotiation of balances that finally get executed on the Bitcoin blockchain.
should be used for questions regarding security issues with the design or implementation of Bitcoin and related cryptocurrencies.
902 questions
should be used for questions pertaining to private keys. Private keys are used for signing transactions and allow the holder of the private key to spend the Bitcoin associated with the addres…
848 questions
should be used for questions relating to the Bitcoin Core/bitcoind JSON-RPC interface.
803 questions
A mining pool is a way of sharing the work needed to find a block. Miners are rewarded in proportion to the amount of computing power they contribute to the problem, with various ways of calculating r…
should be used for questions about the function, the reason for, and the underlying concepts of mining.
789 questions
should be used for questions regarding exchanges. Exchanges are sites which allow for the conversion of Bitcoins to various world currencies as well as alternate cryptocurrencies.
773 questions
should be used for questions regarding the service 'blockchain.com'. Blockchain Ltd. is a company that offers a web wallet and provides a blockchain explorer under the domain blockchain.com.
713 questions
should be used for questions regarding Bitcoin clients. A client is any application which allows a user to connect to the Bitcoin (or alternate) network. Alternately, "client" may refer to a …
705 questions
should be used for questions related to APIs offered by any Bitcoin related service. An API is an Application Programming Interface and services often have APIs available for developers to wr…
660 questions
should be used for questions about Electrum, a lightweight Bitcoin client written in Python
637 questions
The components of the blockchain and a data structure that collects transactions.
617 questions
A simple, stack-based, Forth-like programming language using "opcodes" to express spending conditions.
Source code and development of Bitcoin Core, the reference implementation of Bitcoin.
should be used for unconfirmed transactions, transactions that have not yet been included in a block.
553 questions
should be used for questions regarding Segregated Witness (segwit), an activated softfork that defined a new transaction format which doesn't include signatures in the transaction identifier…
546 questions
Multi-signature addresses require m-of-n signatures to authorize spending funds sent to them.
should be used for questions related to hashes. A hash is the output of a hash function, a function which .is a mathematically reproducible but irreversible process that takes in an arbitrary…
501 questions
BIP32, or Hierarchical Deterministic Wallets. HD wallets are wallets that can be shared amongst different wallet implementation with or without the ability to spend coins. https://github.com/bitcoi…
483 questions
should be used for questions regarding public keys. A public key is the public half of the public/private keypair. Anyone can use a public key check that a signature is correct, but they can'…
482 questions
Questions about Litecoin are generally off topic unless they have applicability to Bitcoin. This tag should be used for questions regarding Litecoin, a cryptocurrency based on Bitcoin. Litecoin is …
460 questions
should be used for questions related to the Bitcoin network and communication between different nodes on the Internet.
454 questions
The process of recovering lost bitcoins or private keys from a wallet/backup
should be used for questions related to creation and ongoing work for different existing and future Bitcoin-related projects and source code.
444 questions
Alternative cryptocurrencies are OFF-TOPIC unless the question is applicable to Bitcoin.
440 questions
should be used for questions about the economics of mining operations.
440 questions
should be used for questions related to mining rigs, CPUs, GPUs, FPGAs, and ASIC miners, as well as the production, and producers of such goods.
428 questions
should be used for questions regarding digital signatures. A digital signature proves that the owner of a private key produced or endorsed a given message. These are used in transactions to p…
should be used for questions relating to the protocols by which cryptocurrencies are transferred. This includes the network protocol and consensus rules.
414 questions
1
2 3 4 5
32