eth_getBlockTransactionCountByHash | Base

Base API method that retrieves the number of transactions in a block, identified by its hash. This method provides a way to know how many transactions were included in a specific block without retrieving the full block data.


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  • hash — the hash of the block for which the transaction count is being queried, as a hexadecimal string.


  • result — the number of transactions in the specified block, encoded as a hexadecimal string. This count includes all transactions that were part of the block when it was mined.

Use case

The eth_getBlockTransactionCountByHash method is particularly useful for applications that need to quickly assess the volume of transactions within specific blocks. For instance, analytics platforms may use this information to analyze network activity over time or to identify blocks that contain an unusually high or low number of transactions.

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