Introduction

The XRP Ledger is a decentralized cryptographic ledger powered by a network of peer-to-peer rippled servers. This section covers basic concepts that help you learn the "what" and "why" behind fundamental aspects of the XRP Ledger.

  • XRP Ledger Overview

    Get a quick and concise introduction to key features of the XRP Ledger.

  • Introduction to Consensus

    Develop a basic understanding of the XRP Ledger's consensus mechanism.

  • XRP

    Learn about the uses and properties of XRP, the digital asset for payments.

  • Technical FAQ

    Get answers to frequently asked questions, covering topics such as validators, unique node lists, the role of XRP, and security.