Assuming I have a DApp that relies on people having some injected Web3 available such as MetaMask. If I detect that they do not have Web3, how can I forward them to myetherwallet offline transactions such that To Address, Value, and Gas Limit are prefilled?

What I mean is, it should look like this without users having to copy and paste the value, gas limit, and my address to send Ether from their account:

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MyEtherWallet supports URI Strings on the Send Transaction Page.

  • to=[address]
  • value=[number]
  • sendMode=[ether | token]
  • tokenSymbol=[ARC | ICN | MKR | ....]
  • gasLimit=[number] OR gas=[number]
  • data=[hex data]

Example 1: https://www.myetherwallet.com/?to=0x7cB57B5A97eAbe94205C07890BE4c1aD31E486A8&value=1&tokenSymbol=REP&gaslimit=50000#send-transaction

Example 2: https://www.myetherwallet.com/?to=0x7cB57B5A97eAbe94205C07890BE4c1aD31E486A8&value=1&gaslimit=23000&data=0x5468616e6b20796f752c204d455720322e30#send-transaction

  • is value in wei or ether? Oct 6, 2017 at 12:48
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    The value is just a value, if you enter 2, it will input 2 in the value/amount to send field. So you could say it's in Ether, but it works with tokens as well.
    – Wietze
    Oct 6, 2017 at 13:07
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    FYI, It was recently brought to my attention that these may or may not work in all cases anymore. I believe when things were updated for gasPrice or the custom gasLimits for ICOs or address-or-ENS-address-fields, things weren't properly updated. 😭
    – tayvano
    Oct 6, 2017 at 17:51
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    Does this also work for myetherwallet.com/#contracts as well? Can I specify the method and encoded data as well? Is there a documentation somewhere? Oct 12, 2017 at 10:46
  • @SmCaterpillar you can use conteract.io for that purpose. For example, this link - conteract.io/c/86198dcd06?function=getAddr&AddrName=owner - will automatically init the getAddr function with owner as an argument of the function which is defined as AddrName. Jun 19, 2018 at 12:02

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