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:::info Editors' note: This Boost is great if you want to lock content & give access only to your DAO members. :::
Mintgate is a Boost which enables your DAO to create and lock content behind DAO membership. Once you set it up, only users with DAO shares can access these links.
This is especially useful for content creators looking to gate the access to their content to DAO members, or DAOs looking to keep sensitive information to the right audience.
- Add Proposals Playlist
- Sign the transaction & your Boost is installed!
Setting up Mintgate
After signing your transaction, you're back at the DAOhaus interface, and you’ll see that MintGate has been unlocked, click “Its gating time!”
From here you’re going to want to move your cursor to the top of the page and select “New Gate +”, this will redirect you to MintGate (opens in a new tab).
Here, click “Connect Twitter” and where you’ll be taken to authorize that MintGate can connect to your twitter.
After you select to authorize MintGate access to your twitter, you’ll be taken to the page below 👇
Now for the fun part, take any link whether to a shared google doc, hackmd, or figma file and paste it in the search bar and subsequently click the “Next” button.
After clicking “Next”, you’ll see that the Token Details auto-populate. In this case, the token selected is “Moloch-V2 Shares”, but you can select from a variety of options including: ERC-20s, ERC-721s, ERC-1155s, as well as xDAI balance and MintGate NFTs. The variety of options allows you to choose what best suits your purpose for gating access to content behind a token.
Next, you’re going to want to select the token and the minimum amount which is required to access the content your gating. When selecting the token, you’ll be able to navigate between Ethereum testnets and sidechains, leaving it up to you to decide what network you’ll be using.
The token name/address displayed in the final blank is the address to your DAO contract. The criteria above effectively allows MintGate to determine what DAO should be displaying links to the content as well as who should be allowed to access that content.
Lastly, there is a nifty feature that allows you to add a token. For example, if you wanted to also permission access to those who aren’t a part of your DAO but have MintGate NFTs, you could select to the token you want to add as well as the minimum amount that must be held for any user to access that content, pretty sweet right?
Go ahead and “Create Unlockable Link”. And just like that, you’re ready to rock! You have created a link that can only be accessed by those with shares in your Moloch DAO or users with tokens that meet the specific criteria that you input above.
You can copy and paste this link anywhere on the internet, but remember only those with Shares to your DAO will be able to access the content.
From here, you can go back to your DAO’s home page, navigate to the “Boosts” tooltip and again select MintGate from the Boosts page.
To access your boosts, you will have to sign another transaction after which you will be taken to a page, like the one above, with your link to whatever content you’ve added!
You dun did it, Steve Buscemi never seizes to impress and you can be sure he’s cackling at having his content gated from the worlds heavy gaze.
If you want to learn more about MintGate, we suggest you to check out there docs here (opens in a new tab).
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