Yields the highest fully-validated chain with the least amount of work. The height of the genesis block is 0.

Example Request and Result for getblockcount method

In this section, we provide an illustrative example of a request made to retrieve details contents using the getblockcount method. Additionally, we present the resulting response containing information about the highest fully-validated chain.


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The example in this section uses a non-existing project id.

Make sure you replace it with your Bitcoin mainnet or Bitcoin Testnet endpoint when issuing the API calls.

Don't have a project id? Here's a straightforward guide on how to obtain one!

Returns information about the highest fully-validated chain.


Request Body

    "result": 830259,
    "error": null,
    "id": "bwarelabs"

Curl Request example

curl --location '<project-id>' \
--header 'Content-Type: application/json' \
--data '{
    "jsonrpc": "1.0",
    "id": "bwarelabs",
    "method": "getblockcount",
    "params": []

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