eth_getTransactionReceipt | BNB Chain


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BNB API method that retrieves a transaction's receipt from a transaction hash. It can be used to verify a transaction's success or failure, check a smart contract's execution status, retrieve logs, check if a transaction deployed a smart contract and more.


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  • hash โ€” the hash identifying a transaction


  • Transaction receipt โ€” the receipt object with:
    • blockHash โ€” the block hash. Identifies the block in which the transaction was included. This field is null for transactions that have not yet been included in a block.
    • blockNumber โ€” the number of the block in which the transaction was included. This field is null for transactions that have not yet been included in a block.
    • contractAddress โ€” the contract address created by the transaction if it was a contract creation transaction. Otherwise, the value is null.
    • cumulativeGasUsed โ€” the total amount of gas used in the block until this transaction was executed.
    • effectiveGasPrice โ€” the actual value deducted from the sender's account for this transaction.
    • from โ€” the address of the sender who initiated the transaction.
    • gasUsed โ€” the amount of gas used by this specific transaction alone.
    • logs โ€” an array of log objects this transaction generates, if any. Logs are generated by smart contracts.
    • logsBloom โ€” the bloom filter used by light clients to quickly retrieve logs related to the transaction.
    • status โ€” the success status of the transaction, represented as 1 for success or 0 for failure.
    • to โ€” the recipient's address of the transaction if it was a transaction to an address. For contract creation transactions, this field is null.
    • transactionHash โ€” the hash that uniquely identifies the transaction.
    • transactionIndex โ€” the index of the transaction within the block.
    • type โ€” the type of the transaction. 0 indicates a regular transfer; 2 indicates a contract creation or smart contract function call.

eth_getTransactionReceipt code examples

const { Web3 } = require("web3");
const web3 = new Web3(NODE_URL);

async function getReceipt(transactionHash) {
  const receipt = await web3.eth.getTransactionReceipt(transactionHash)
const ethers = require('ethers');
const provider = new ethers.JsonRpcProvider(NODE_URL);

const getTransactionReceipt = async (transactionHash) => {
    const receipt = await provider.send("eth_getTransactionReceipt", [transactionHash]);

from web3 import Web3  

web3 = Web3(Web3.HTTPProvider(node_url)) 

Use case

A practical use case for eth_getTransactionReceipt is to verify a transaction's status and whether it was successful. This can be especially useful when deploying a contract, as you can use the receipt to confirm that the contract was deployed successfully and has a valid contract address.

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