How to Bridge to Coinbase Base
As outlined above, the only bridge available to transfer assets onto Base Goerli Testnet is the Base Bridge. With this method, users can only bridge Goerli ETH (GETH) from the Goerli ETH testnet to Coinbase's layer 2 network.
Here is a step-by-step guide on how to get started.
- Visit the Base Bridge and connect your Wallet.
- Connect your wallet to the Goerli ETH Testnet and make sure you have GETH on your wallet.
- Input the amount of GETH you want to transfer to the Coinbase Base Testnet.
- Confirm and send the transaction. The funds will arrive in under one minute.
How to Get Base Goerli ETH from Faucet (For Free)
If you do not want to bridge to Coinbase Base because you don't have funds on Goerli ETH mainnet, you can acquire free Goerli ETH Tokens directly on Base from the Base GETH Faucet. A faucet is a way to receive funds for free in a testnet to help users test applications and for developers to deploy smart contracts.
All you need to do is connect your wallet and request funds to your address. You can receive up to 0.1 GETH on Base every 24 hours. It is important to note that testnet ETH has no real value and is only available on testnet versions of Ethereum.
What is Coinbase Base?
Coinbase has launched Base, an Ethereum layer-2 network that will be the new home for the company's on-chain products and a potential ecosystem for decentralized apps. Base has been live in testnet since the start of the month and will help make transactions faster and cheaper than the underlying Ethereum blockchain.
Coinbase aims to launch mainnet in the next few months and will gradually transition into a contributor to Base, providing services and products built on top of Base, with decentralized governance. This makes Coinbase the first publicly traded company to launch a layer-2 blockchain network on top of Ethereum. You can read our Coinbase Review for more information on the company and centralized exchange behind the L2.
To bridge to Coinbase Base, users can use the official Base Bridge, which allows them to connect their wallet to transfer Goerli ETH from the Goerli ETH testnet to Coinbase's layer 2 network.
Alternatively, users can acquire free Goerli ETH Tokens directly on Base from the Base GETH Faucet. Coinbase aims to launch mainnet in the next few months and will gradually transition into a contributor to Base, providing services and products built on top of Base with decentralized governance.