web3_clientVersion | Base

Base API method web3_clientVersion retrieves the version string of the Base client the node is running. This method is useful for identifying the client and its version, which can be important for compatibility and debugging purposes.


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This method does not require any parameters.


  • result — the version string of the Base client, which typically includes the client name, version, network, platform, and other build information.

Use case

The web3_clientVersion method is essential for:

  • Developers and system administrators needing to verify the client version for compatibility with dApps or network protocols.
  • Services that monitor and report on the distribution of client versions across the network.
  • Tools that automate interactions with Base nodes and require version checks to ensure proper operation.

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