HNS Chat – New tool to chat using your Handshake Name

Update - HNS chat does work on-chain TLD

https://twitter.com/hnschat/status/1498133899356090372 Thanks to @michelini I found a bug in verifying the TXT record if on the blockchain instead of a nameserver. If anyone else has their verification code on chain and it hasn't been working for you give it another shot πŸ™‚

The power of a decentralized community has never been stronger! Have seen a developer come out with a nice way to use your Handshake name - HNS Chat

On Handshake:
https://hnschat/
On the old internet:
Hns.chat/

Some notes on how to set it up

If using the β€œroot” TLD (or if you are using a SLD where you cannot edit the TLD)
Just put @ symbol.

If using a sub level domain (SLD) (name.TLD)
And you own/control the TLD in the same screen, put the

Note - this is a DNS update on a local DNS server, not on The Handshake blockchain
It is worth noting - this TXT record needs to be added on your local Namebase DNS or other DNS records (like Sinpa or your own custom name server) . I thought I had to put it on the blockchain, but it wasn’t verifying that way.


Here’s how it will look on Namebase domain settings

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Here’s how it will look in Sinpa
Watch our video at Skyinclude.com/sinpa for tutorial

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Here’s how it looks on Gateway.io

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This is how tool sees if you β€œown” the name.