Safety and security nets are in place while Portrait is in beta. Read more about the security measures in place.


At the heart of Portrait lies the Portrait Protocol: a solid foundation powered by a collection of smart contracts and a network of hosting nodes. In this section, we will briefly introduce these components.

Smart contracts

The Portrait Protocol is powered by a collection of smart contracts that manage the core interactions between users and the Portrait Protocol. The smart contracts are designed to be modular and upgradable, allowing for easy maintenance and upgrades. For more information on smart contracts, refer to the smart contracts section.

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Hosting nodes

Hosting nodes are built on top of Waku and are responsible for storing and serving the data associated with a Portrait.

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