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Simple way to send gasless Transactions

I was wondering if there is a way for a user to pay transaction fees for another user, meaning user A sign the transaction and user B send it to the network and pays the gas fees. I found a solution ...
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Understanding Binance withdrawal fees measured in ERC20/transmitted via the ERC20 network

Let's say I'd like to withdraw 1inch from Binance to any sort of crypto wallet. On the Binance fee schedule webpage one finds the following (column names above, screenshot of fees below): Coin/Token | ...
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fees when buying on Coinbase/Gemini for eth and eth DeFi tokens

So when you buy or sell eth on Coinbase/Gemini, i Know there is Coinbase/Gemini(Maker fee). But is there also a eth gas fee in that sell/buy transaction? or is there anyone gas fees if you move the ...
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Is ethereum transaction fee supposed to be proportional to the amount sent

I am using the blockchain.info iOS wallet. I am trying to send a small amount of ETH. However, the fee “suggested” by the wallet is a whopping 0.003234 (~ 6 USD). If I changed the amount of ETH i want ...
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How do I calculate the gasfee for a call to a function, which increments an uint globally?

How do I calculate the gasfee for a call to a function, which increments an uint globally? uint index; function addUp () public returns (uint result) { index += 1; // increment value ...
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Do NFT bids, and refunds from being outbid, have the same transaction/gas fees?

If I bid on crypto art to the tun of $50 in transaction/gas fees, can I expect the same amount of fees to incur if I am outbid on that item, and the NFT platform refunds me my bid? $50 fee there, and $...
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Is gas fee paid for this transaction that was dropped?

This is transaction that was supposed to fund a smart contract but because of a low gas fee that I set, it resulted in an error Gas fees were around 10-15 usd, but still it wasn't enough. I can't ...
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Is this transaction fee for contract creation normal?

I am creating erc20 token. Transaction fee for it is about 0.3ETH. Contract size is not big. Is this price normal or am I doing something wrong? Gwei 262. Current Eth price 1917USD. Contract : pragma ...
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How are 0 gas price transactions getting mined?

Here's a transaction with a gas price of 0: https://etherscan.io/tx/0xbdda3e1d4d879590b5d21ce777a91573fb5bbb40fa0f6cbcc8420a6d3d208668 How is it getting mined? Is the miner mining it for free?
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Do my outgoing gas fees of a single transaction increase if my sending wallet contains ETH made up of many small transactions?

I'm still learning about how ethereum calculates fees, and I wondered if I would have to pay more to send ethereum from my wallet if my wallet received smaller transactions as opposed to a single ...
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Can transactions with only 1 gwei gas price still succeed (confirmed) in 2021?

https://ethgasstation.info (now https://archive.is/wip/Zemix) showing Lowest gas price (gwei) 0 6 Does that mean it is still possible to have transactions with only 1 gwei gas price confirmed?
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Is there a way to cancel a transaction without having to pay a gas fee?

Is there a way a cancel a stuck transaction without having a pay a gay fee? Or does any successful transaction, except the ones sent from the same account with the same nonce, requires paying gas fees?...
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Can increasing a tx gas fee slow down a transcation because it'll be put into the end of a queu in a pool?

I send a transction, then, every 1-2 hours, I keep increasing the gas fee. I've done it a few times. I've noticied that after several hours that my gas fees isn't still high enough. However, at some ...
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Other ways of paying gas different than Ether?

I've been trying to transfer my BATs from my ledger to the exchange address, only to discover that I haven't enough coins in the ETH parent wallet to pay the gas .. I had some ETHER until a couple of ...
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Are Ether gas fees higher than Cardano fees?

When trading ETH for altcoins on decentralized exchanges, fees right now can be around $60-150$ per trade. A tutorial on Cardano (ADA) smart contracts shows that they will have zero fees (for smart ...
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Manually setting transaction fee when transacting using geth

I am using geth to transfer some ether to another account. After geth attach to my node, I just do is the following personal.unlockAccount(eth.accounts[0]) eth.sendTransaction({from:eth.accounts[0], ...
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Does coinbase charge for gas fees?

I'm reading this article which says coinbase could charge you for gas fees. However, when Ethereum gets congested, Coinbase will charge you for gas fees too. When it comes to gas, Uniswap and ...
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MakerDao defaulting to high gas limit

I'm trying to pay back about 50 DAI and unlock 0.78 ETH but it keeps defaulting to 4 million gas limit (I usually see that amount as 300,000)...for a total of 0.82 ETH....I get the gas fees are high ...
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Why is it so expensive to trade on Uniswap with MetaMask? ($50 fee)

The best quote that the Uniswap fox found for swapping 1 ETH for UNI token right now has a $50+ estimated transaction fee (max $80) inclusive of a 0.875% MetaMask fee. Even if I change the swap to a ...
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Is there “auto-drop” or “auto-cancel” for a transaction that's not been processed for a long time?

I sent a transaction with relatively low gas and during several days it was pending. Eventually I managed to have it to get through by increasing a gas fee. Other time I send a transaction with a low ...
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Can't send a new transaction with a lower nonce while the previous one is still pending

Several days ago I sent a transcaction via MetaMask, to a different account of mine, with a gas fee of 30 gwei. It's still pending due to a fee being too low. A transaction contains all Eth in an ...
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Microsoft's Dapp and transaction costs

We're having big problem with actual costs of transactions. We write only 32 bytes 6 times at day, but sometime we pay 7 $. It's not a big price, for us, but customer is crying. We know that Microsoft ...
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Is 21,000 Gas Limit Fixed Only for Ethereum?

I was reading a comment on another post on Ethereum SE and found the following statement: 21,000 is for sending Ether, not anything else. The user suggested to "just set it to a large enough ...
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Pros & Cons of Using the “wei” Method to Track User Deposits in Ethereum

With Ethereum it's notoriously difficult to accept deposits from many users due high operational costs for making new ETH addresses. On the other hand, if all users of a service send ETH to one ...
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Calculating Ethereum Gas Fees

How are gas fees calculated in account based model coins like ETH? Let's say I own 10 ETH addresses with 0 starting balance. I receive 0.1 ETH payment from 10 people - each one sending a payment of 0....
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Consolidating “dust transactions” in account-based coins like Ethereum?

Suppose I have a marketplace where 100 buyers deposit 1 ETH each into 100 unique addresses and I know I will end up sending all 100 ETH to 1 vendor. Since the coins are originating from 100 ETH ...
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Best way to conver ETH to a layer 2 ETH or Wrapped ETH to convert to USDC or USDT?

I have a small amount of ETH ($100) and I want to use uniswap to convert it to USDC or USDT, but the fees of $20-$50 is a bit ridiculous. Is there a layer 2 solution that is WORKING that can convert ...
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Ethereum Staking Pools Fee

I'm looking at https://stakingether.com/ for the list of staking pools with the possible earning and fees the pools are charging. As I understand it, a fee is charged by these pools to provide their ...
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Is it Possible to Prove Who Sent Funds to Particular ETH Address?

I’m building a cryptocurrency marketplace where users mainly buy and sell small ticket items (worth $10 - $50) using cryptocurrency. Typically, the average user will deposit $100 at a time into a ...
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Will the tx fees of old contracts be greater or smaller than those of new contracts in ETH 2.0?

Will contracts that currently exist cost more or less to interact with after the ETH 2.0 upgrade? What about old contracts that call a new contract, or new contracts that call an old contract? Will ...
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How do I implement ERC20 billing?

I want to accept payments on my website. The idea is that for every user I create his own private key from a temporary address and when he sends some tokens to this address - I transfer money from ...
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Paying gas costs in custom cryptocurrency

Can you pay transaction fees in an ERC token you generate on a private chain? IE if I make ABC coin, can I pay gas costs in ABC instead of in ETH?
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fee of smart contract deploying as transfer channel

I want to deploy a smart contract for deposit part of an exchange...I know the creator of a smart contract should pay fee(gas fee) to deploy it...my question is as follows: do senders also should pay ...
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Why do I pay fee for reading transaction on Ropsten?

I have a doubt. I am using truffle with meta mask to deploy Smart Contract, write transaction and read transaction on Blockchain. Why do I pay fee for reading data on BlockChain? Should it be free? I ...
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Why transaction fees depend on DEX?

Since today ETH transaction fees become so high, I (and possibly many people) want to save money by reducing these fees. I notice that transaction fees are cheeper in some DEXs compared to those of ...
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Why ethereum transaction fee has increased so high?

I'm wondering what has caused this recent spike?
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Cost to cancel or change an unfilled Augur order

With the launch of Augur v2, what is the cost to cancel a previously entered order that has not yet been filled? Is this cost the same as the cost to modify the order by changing the bid, ask or ...
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Ethereum transaction sent from Ledger Nano X stuck because too low tranasction fee used

My ETH are STUCK. 48 hours ago i sent 31 ETH from my Ledger Nano X to my Coinbase account, but i choose the slowest and cheapest method that was diplayed into my ledger ( I don't remember how much gas ...
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Etherscan api: how to get transaction fee?

For example: open this https://etherscan.io/tx/0xcb1e3530950cf2c43a307bcb5645ae71a12c76a60831617badd04aea3efe68aa It's a random one I see these infos on webpage: Gas Limit: 136,500 Gas Used by ...
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Is it possible to send ERC-20 tokens with the gas from another account? [duplicate]

I'm creating a DApp platform which allows customers to send and receive USDT (ERC-20 Token). The problem I have is that if customer want to send some Tethers out, he should have enough ETH too as the ...
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Is it possible that the contract pays to store data coming from an address with no eth?

So the ideia is like this: contract MyContract { uint mydata; function setData1(uint _data) public { mydata = _data; //normal way (msg.sender pays to store _data in mydata (msg....
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Resources of a miner's reward in Ethereum?

To compensate the miner who could solve the PoW as the first one, they will receive some coins as a reward for keeping them motivated due to the costs related to mining process (electricity and ...
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Is it possible to transfer token from other address if I have private key from it?

I know that if someone owns tokens he can simply call transfer method of contract to send money. I also know that for ERC20 contract owner of tokens can call approve for my account, and then I can ...
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Contract wallet allowance and fees

I just want to ask, does Contract Wallet need an approval/allowance? as far as i know, Contract Wallets are executed by Wallet owner (Owner account) and the gas fees are paid by this owner account. ...
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let user create and sign erc20 transactions but i pay the fees?

I try to build an app where users can send and receive ERC20 tokens. I want the transactions for my user to be feeless. So is it possible for a user to create and sign the transactions, my system ...
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Apparently some people send transactions with zero gas and positive gas limit, how do they do this? (and I am NOT planning to this but how)

Have a look at this transaction for example: https://etherscan.io/tx/0x11d96986d36240a5e5e7eab78879aa841631705370e707f15f1488a0b9d6704a 0 gas, 0 ether but plenty of tokens transferred. Obviously the ...
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How to charge a fee in ethereum smart contract transactions

I need help on how to charge a transaction fee in ethereum smart contract using web3? Also which web3 API can be used to check the validation of enough gas on the frontend of smart contract?
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Return fees - is it save?

I would like to return partially fees to users of my dApp. Once they have reached X amount in fees, I want to make a function that will pay them ethereum automatically. Now my question: Is that secure?...
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How long did a transaction spend in the mempool?

I'm trying to create some statistics on how long a transaction spends in the mempool before being included in a block, so I can reason about future gas prices. It would appear transactions in Ethereum ...
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Second price auctions for more stable transaction fees

Why does Ethereum not use a second price auction for setting transaction fees? This would protect users from paying too much by mistake and lead to more stable and predictable fees for everyone. ...