Tools for exploring Handshake and the DWeb.
Your Handshake starter pack.

Get a TLD

$HNS is the currency of Handshake used to buy top level domains (TLDs)

Use a wallet

Self custody your coins and names with Bob Wallet

Host Name Records

Free Handshake domain hosting with HS Hub

Browse Handshake

Beacon is a Handshake browser with native DANE support.

Send a chat

Encrypted messages with Handshake domains on HNSChat

Start building

Developer resources for contributing to Handshake

Get set up to browse the New Internet.


Desktop + Mobile HNS Browser
Privacy Centric Mobile Broswer
HNS Desktop Reference Client
Coming soon 👀


Desktop Menubar Resolver
SPV Resolver
Public DNS Resolver
VPN App and HNS Resolver


Domain names for select TLDs
Domain names for select TLDs
Ethereum-based registrar
Utilties for your Handshake names.

The Basics

Wallet and Domain Manager
Block Explorer, Auctions, and more.
Free Name Hosting
Handshake Name Hosting
Handshake Name Hosting

More Apps

Encrypted Messaging app
Handshake Email Service
Decentralized Name Exchange
Handshake Search Engine
Cross Network HNS Protocol

Site Tooling

Arweave Sites on HNS
Static Sites on HNS
Github Pages on HNS
IPFS Hosting on HNS
Unpacking topics in blockchain and DNS.

Reading Guides

Protocol Design Notes
A Namespace for the DWeb
HNS on Hackernoon
Understanding $HNS + TLD Supply


Wallet and Domain Manager
Name Trading Platform
Securing HNS Websites
SPV Resolver on Raspberry Pi

Deeper Dives

Understanding TLD Markets
Understanding $HNS Tokenomics
Steven McKie
Mark Tyneway


General Community Chat
General Community Chat