XRPL | XRP Ledger
The XRP Ledger: A Scalable, Sustainable Blockchain
The XRP Ledger (XRPL) is a decentralized, public blockchain led by a global developer community.
It’s fast, energy efficient, and reliable. With ease of development, low transaction costs, and a knowledgeable community, it provides developers with a strong open-source foundation for executing on the most demanding projects—without hurting the environment.
Why developers choose the XRP Ledger
Public and Decentralized Structure
Open source, open to anyone to build on, maintained by the community
Tools and documentation that speed development and reduce time to market
Capable of settling thousands of transactions in seconds
At fractions of a penny per transaction, costs are inexpensive enough to enable a wide variety of use cases
Developers, validators, users, and businesses make the XRP Ledger better every day
8+ years of consistent performance over more than 63 million ledgers
Activate the power of the XRP Ledger and find the building blocks for your next innovation
Explore Advanced Features
A high-performance decentralized peer-to-peer multi-currency exchange built directly into the blockchain
Atomically settle multi-hop payments that cross currency or national boundaries with ease
Batched micropayments with unlimited speed, secured with XRP
Flexible options for custody and security of on-ledger accounts
All currencies other than XRP can be represented in the XRP Ledger as tokens, sometimes called “IOUs”
Choose a path to start building on the XRPL
Access everything you need to get started working with the XRPL
Follow step-by-step guides for frequent tasks
Read about the XRPL’s foundational concepts
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See what your peers have built on the XRPL
Our Shared Vision for XRPL’s Future
Together, we're building the greenest infrastructure to drive blockchain innovation that doesn't sacrifice utility or performance, to bring the developer community's vision to life.Learn More
Explore what the community is building to enable new features and use cases on XRPL
Preview New Features
Hooks are small, efficient WebAssembly modules designed specifically for the XRPL. Check out the hooks amendment and public testnet that enable smart contract functionality.
Lower fees, faster transactions, and custom token functionality make the XRPL ideally suited for building an ecosystem for NFTs. Explore proposed standards for issuing NFTs.
Extend, experiment, and specialize a custom sidechain based on the XRPL's proven blockchain technology. Learn more about the vision of sidechains.
XRPL.org: by the community, for the community
XRPL.org is a community-driven resource by and for developers who build on the XRP Ledger (XRPL).Join the Community