validateaddress | Bitcoin

The validateaddress method checks if a given Bitcoin address is valid and provides detailed information about it. This includes whether the address is valid, its scriptPubKey, if it belongs to the wallet, and more.


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  • address (required): The Bitcoin address to validate.


  • result — an object containing various details about the address, such as its validity, ownership, script type, associated public key, and more.
  • error — an object containing an error message if an error occurred, otherwise null.
  • id — an integer representing the ID of the request.

Use case

The validateaddress method is useful for verifying the validity of a Bitcoin address before sending transactions. It can also provide wallet-related information for addresses, aiding in wallet management and transaction preparation.

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