Create a space
To create a space in Snapshot follow these steps.
If you already have a space without ENS domain (legacy), you need to Migrate your space to ENS.

1. Get an ENS domain for your space

If you haven't already, follow this guide - to get your ENS domain.
Once you have created your ENS domain, Go to this url and modify the tag with your ENS domain.<ENS DOMAIN>/settings and login with the wallet that owns the ENS domain.
Access your space settings
Once connected, the <your-address> tag will be replaced with your wallet address.
You will need a wallet that can sign message like MetaMask, Fortmatic, Portis, Argent. Don't use a Gnosis Safe has they are currently not supported.
Set your Snapshot IPNS link
If you are on your domain space and connected with your wallet you will see the correct IPNS link in the ENS field. Click on the button Set record on ENS, and you will get redirected to ENS page.
  • On the ENS page, click on ADD/EDIT RECORD.
  • Select TEXT and type the key "snapshot" in lowercase.
  • Paste the IPNS link in the field.
  • Click Save.
  • Scroll down and click Confirm.
  • Sign the transaction with your wallet.

3. Setup your space settings

Refresh the Snapshot settings page<ENS DOMAIN>/settings to see the space setting.


  • Name is the name that will be displayed in your space.
  • About is the description of your governance purposes.
  • Avatar is your project logo.
  • Network must be the network relative to your token.
Select a network
  • Symbol is the main token symbol that will be displayed in your space.
  • Skin can be left as a default, used as an existing one or you can create your own skin.
Select a skin
  • Twitter and Github just add a username to link to your different accounts.
  • Domain name is optional but you can add a custom domain.
  • Terms links to your website's terms and conditions.
  • Hide space from homepage if you want to keep your space "private".


A strategy is a JavaScript function that defines how the voting power is calculated. You need to add a voting strategy for your proposals. erc20-balance-of is the most used strategy. You can have multiple strategies and can have your custom strategies as well.
You need to add a voting strategy for your proposals. erc20-balance-of is the most common strategy.
Add a strategy
You can add up to 5 strategies in your space.
Once selected, you can edit the strategy by clicking on it if you want to add your own token.
More information here:


The admins will be able to edit the space settings and moderate proposals. You must add one address per line.
Add admins' addresses


Members will be able to create proposals without being constrained by filters. You must add one address per line.
Add members' addresses


  • Proposal threshold is the minimum number of tokens required to create a proposal.
  • Proposal validation is a custom function to validate if someone can post a proposal or not. You can use the basic validation by default which takes your voting power with space strategies and checks if you pass a defined threshold.
  • Allow only members to submit a proposal makes sure that only members specified in members field are allowed to submit a proposal.


Plugins give extra features for your space. More information here:

4. Save your settings

Click "Save" then confirm the action in your wallet.
You are all set! You can go on<ENS_DOMAIN> to see your space.

What you can do now?

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