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Sidechain is a blockchain that runs in parallel to the main blockchain which extends functionality through interoperable blockchain networks allowing a decentralized way of transferring your tokens between the two chains. This tag should be applied to questions related to a Ethereum-based sidechains.

Sidechaining is a mechanism that allows tokens from one blockchain to be securely used within a completely separate blockchain but still moved back to the original chain if necessary. Any additional blockchains which allow users to transact within them in the tokens of the main chain are referred to as "sidechains".

This tag should be applied to questions related to a Ethereum-based sidechains.

Based on: https://ethereum.stackexchange.com/a/431/58323 https://ethereum.stackexchange.com/a/3809/58323