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eth_getTransactionCount

Returns the number of transactions sent from an address.

REQUEST

POST https://<network>.infura.io/v3/YOUR-API-KEY

HEADERS

Content-Type: application/json

REQUEST PARAMS

  • ADDRESS [required] - a string representing the address (20 bytes) to check for transaction count for
  • BLOCK PARAMETER [required] - hexadecimal block number, or the string "latest", "earliest" or "pending".

EXAMPLE

## JSON-RPC over HTTPS POST
## Replace YOUR-API-KEY with an API key from your Infura Dashboard
## You can also replace mainnet with a different supported network
curl https://mainnet.infura.io/v3/YOUR-API-KEY \
-X POST \
-H "Content-Type: application/json" \
-d '{"jsonrpc":"2.0","method":"eth_getTransactionCount","params": ["0xc94770007dda54cF92009BFF0dE90c06F603a09f","0x5bad55"],"id":1}'
​
## JSON-RPC over WSS
## Replace YOUR-API-KEY with an API key from your Infura Dashboard
## You can also replace mainnet with a different supported network
wscat -c wss://mainnet.infura.io/ws/v3/YOUR-API-KEY
>{"jsonrpc":"2.0","method":"eth_getTransactionCount","params": ["0xc94770007dda54cF92009BFF0dE90c06F603a09f","0x5bad55"],"id":1}

RESPONSE

RESULT FIELDS

  • TRANSACTION COUNT - a hex code of the integer representing the number of transactions sent from this address.

BODY

{
"jsonrpc": "2.0",
"id": 1,
"result": "0x1a"
}