eth_getBlockByHash | Base

Base API method that retrieves a block's information by its hash. The block hash is a unique identifier for each block in the blockchain, represented as a hexadecimal number.


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  • hash — the hash of the block to retrieve, as a hexadecimal string.
  • fullTransactionObjects — a boolean indicating whether to return full transaction objects or only their hashes. If true, full transaction objects are returned; if false, only the hashes of the transactions are returned.


  • result — an object containing the block's information, including the block number, timestamp, transactions, and more. If fullTransactionObjects is true, this will include detailed information about each transaction in the block.

Use case

The eth_getBlockByHash method is useful for applications that need to retrieve specific blocks from the blockchain, such as block explorers, wallets, or applications that process or display block information. For example, a block explorer might use this method to display detailed information about a block and its transactions to users.

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