# Gnosis Chain API reference guide

# Start building on Gnosis Chain using the Gnosis Beacon Chain API

This page is a collection of Gnosis Chain call examples for the Gnosis Beacon Chain API using:

For a detailed description of all the available Beacon Chain API specifications, see Ethereum Beacon Chain API (opens new window).

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The management API namespaces admin_ and personal_ are not exposed.

# What is the Gnosis Beacon Chain API

The Gnosis Beacon Chain API allows developers to communicate with the Gnosis Chain consensus layer (opens new window).

# How to start using the Gnosis Beacon Chain API

To use the Gnosis Beacon Chain API, you need access to a Gnosis Beacon Chain (consensus layer) endpoint.

Follow these steps to sign up on Chainstack, deploy a Gnosis Chain RPC node, and find your endpoint credentials:

  1. Sign up with Chainstack.
  2. Deploy a node.
  3. View node access and credentials.

Now you are ready to connect to the Gnosis blockchain and use the Gnosis Chain API.