Adding your DApp to Status

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Adding DApps

During the Alpha we are accepting example DApps as default contacts, to add your DApp to Status, you need to ensure it works on testnet (Ropsten) and submit a single commit pull request to status-react with the following:

  • Place a square icon(85x85px or 192x192) of your DApp to images/contacts directory found here https://github.com/status-im/status-react/tree/develop/resources/images/contacts. The file should be named the same as your DApp, for example my-dapp.png. Make sure your icon fits and looks good with rounded corners.

  • Add information about this icon to react-native/src/status_im/react_native/resources.cljs, for example:

    (def contacts
      {:auction-house (js/require "./images/contacts/auction-house.png")
       :my-dapp (js/require "./images/contacts/my-dapp.png")})
  • Add your DApp to the list of existing DApps (resources/default_contacts.json):

[
    ...,

    "my-dapp": {
        "name":
        {
            "en": "My DApp"
        },
        "photo-path": "contacts://my-dapp",
        "dapp?": true,
        "dapp-url":
        {
            "en": "http://link-to-your-dapp.com"
        },
        "groups": ["dapps"]
    }
]

Default Contacts Requirements

In Status, users will always have the freedom to visit any URL and run any web-DApp they desire.

For Default Contacts we have the current requirements: DApps must be functional, mobile-responsive and interact with the Ethereum blockchain.

Also as a requirement at this moment, the DApp must be on a test-network to be added.


Current restrictions: Due to App Store & Play Store policy, unfortunately we do have some place some restrictions on which Contacts for DApps we can approve. Gambling & Pornography DApps are currently not accepted. For more details on restriction policy please read https://play.google.com/about/restricted-content/ and https://developer.apple.com/app-store/review/guidelines/