The Collab.Land project support team mission is to provide users with the trust, safety, & knowledge to utilize the tools to the most.


Glossary of Most Used Terms: 

  • Admin commands: Commands made my admins or mods of a Discord or Telegram community to interact with the Collab.Land bot. If Discord, in the #collabland-config channel or cc.collab.land. 

  • Bot Invite Link: https://discord.com/oauth2/authorize?client_id=704521096837464076&scope=bot&permissions=8 

  • Background check: Code that completes every 24-48 hours that checks public wallet addresses to confirm the correct token is still in the member’s wallet. (Also see Blockchain Event Listener) 

  • Blockchain: A blockchain is essentially a digital ledger of transactions that is duplicated and distributed across the entire network of computer systems on the blockchain.

  • Blockchain Event Listener: Code that listens for sales and transfers of a member’s qualifying tokens and removes access once he/she/they no longer qualifies.

  • Collabland-config: Channel in Discord where admins communicate with the bot. Messages from the Collab.Land team also sent here. Do not delete or change the channel name; doing so will break functionality of the bot.

  • Collabland-join: Channel in Discord where members who want to gain access to a TGR begin their verification flow. Click on the “Let’s Go!” button to get started!

  • Contract address: Refers to the address where the contract is deployed. Find the contract address on a block explorer (like etherscan or polygonscan) or opensea.

  • Command Center: Simpler web-based user interface with advanced TGR configurations and additional admin tools. 

  • dApp: Decentralized applications that are powered and developed using the blockchain. 

  • DAO: A group of people who agree to abide by certain rules for a common purpose and the rules are written into the code of the organization via smart contracts. 

  • DM: Direct Message (eg: turn off your server DMs )

  • Discord ID: 18 digit number that can be found with Developer Mode on, right clicking a members’ Discord icon in chat, and selecting "Copy ID"

  • Developer Mode: How to enable Developer Mode (Discord/Desktop/Web)

  1. Open the Discord app and click on the Settings gear icon at the bottom-left corner of the screen.

  2. Next, click on “Advanced” in the left sidebar on Discord's settings page.

  3. Now, turn on the “Developer Mode” toggle to enable developer mode to Copy ID on Discord.

  • Duplicate Wallet Error: The Collab.Land bot supports connecting one member to a wallet address. Wallet addresses cannot be shared. 

  • EVM: Refers to Ethereum Virtual Machine. A software platform that developers can use to create decentralized applications (DApps) on Ethereum. This virtual machine is where all Ethereum accounts and smart contracts live.

  • Etherscan: a blockchain explorer for the Ethereum network. The website allows you to search through transactions, blocks, wallet addresses, smart contracts, and other on-chain data. 

  • ERC20: The standard for fungible tokens on all EVM (Ethereum Virtual Machine) blockchains. 

  • ERC721:The standard for non-fungible tokens on all EVM (Ethereum Virtual Machine) blockchains. 

  • ERC1155: The standard for batching ERC20 and ERC721 tokens on all EVM (Ethereum Virtual Machine) blockchains. 


  • Gated Channels: Channels open to those who have the qualifying TGRs. 

  • Hardware Wallets: Wallets that require an additional step when verifying with Collab.Land bot. Examples are Ledger and Trezor. 

  • !join: The first step in Collab.Land verification in the old flow. Please kick and re-add the bot to upgrade to the safer NO-DM flow. Previously configured TGRs remain intact. 

  • Kick: Removing the bot from the Discord Server. Doing so will not affect TGRs. 

  • "Let's go!": First step of the NO-DM flow. Generates a unique link for verification. 

  • Layer2: A technical scaling solution that uses the security of the layer1 (eg Ethereum, Solana, NEAR) to increase transaction throughput. 

  • Mint: The process of taking a digital asset and converting the digital file into a digital asset stored on the blockchain.

  • Members: Discord users who have verified with Collab.Land 

  • Message signing: Just like a physical signature proves that the signer has acknowledged the contents of a document, a cryptographic signature solves for a similar use case. Read more: https://medium.com/collab-land/message-signing-with-collab-land-370ec03759dd

  • Metadata: Description of any token: data that describes other data.

  • Multi-sig: refers to a wallet requiring multiple keys to authorize a blockchain transaction

  • NO-DM flow: Latest version of Collab.Land bot flow that removes the need to interact via private direct message, developed in response to increased scamming. 

  • NFT: non fungible token, a unique digital object that confers ownership of a virtual good, like a digital artwork or online collectible

  • Permissions: These allow users (and bots) to have specific privileges and functions in that Discord server. 

  • Role assignment: When a member verifies through the Collab.Land bot, they are assigned all the roles they are eligible with their token holdings. 

  • Role deletion: When a member sells or transfers their qualifying tokens, they lose the role. 

  • Read-only: Collab.Land is a read-only application. It regularly reads a member’s public wallet address to confirm it is associated with the qualifying token needed for a specific Discord role. 

  • Rate limit: A rate limit means there were too many attempts in a small period of time. For Collab.Land, this can result in an interruption as we communicate with multiple services, all with different rate limits. 

  • Seed phrase: a series of words that unlocks your crypto wallet

  • Server ID: The server ID is an 18 digit number that requires Developer Mode be on. You can get it by right clicking on the server icon.

  • Smart contract: programs stored on a blockchain that run when predetermined conditions are met.

  • Staking:  The act of locking cryptocurrencies to receive rewards. For example, can involve  holding funds in a cryptocurrency wallet to support the security and operations of a blockchain network. 

  • TGR: Token-Granted Role is a Discord role that a member will be assigned if they hold the qualifying token(s) and will lose when the qualifying token(s) is sold or transferred.  

  • Token address: The address that is generated when the originator first deploys the token's contract on the blockchain. 

  • Token ID: the numerical value that is part of an NFTs metadata which commonly corresponds to the order in which it is minted. 
     

  • Verifiable credentials: A credential that can be verified using cryptography. 

  • Verification: The process in which a Disord/Telegram user makes their wallet address available to inspect it’s contents to see if it meets the TGR minimum to gain a Discord role or have access to a Telegram channel.

  • WAGMI: We're All Gonna Make It

  • Wallet address: wallet address is the unique identifier of your wallet and it is composed of around 25–30 alphanumeric characters. 

  • Wallet association: The act of sharing your public wallet address to Collab.Land. 

  • WalletConnect:  a convenient open source tool that enables a mobile wallet to easily connect to decentralized web applications, and interact with them from your phone.