What is IPFS?
The Interplanetary File system (IPFS) is a distributed file storage protocol that allow computers all over the globe to store and serve files as part of a giant peer-to-peer network.
What is Pinning?
Pinning is a mechanism that allows you to tell IPFS to store and keep a given object somewhere - the default being you local node, though in this case you will be pinning the object to Fleek’s IPFS node.
How to pin a file
You can pin a file from your file system by using the
fleek ipfs add <file-direction>
fleek ipfs add hello.txt
> Success! QmNTCRYiZbtzDGEYtsTKwwtDVQF1XgvebudpRzcXVf5dYM
> You can visit through the gateway: