eth_blockNumber

Returns the number of the most recent block.

Parameters

none

Returns

  • QUANTITY - integer of the current block number the client is on.

Example

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Request

curl https://arb-mainnet.g.alchemy.com/v2/your-api-key \
-X POST \
-H "Content-Type: application/json" \
-d '{"jsonrpc":"2.0","method":"eth_blockNumber","params":[],"id":0}'
```
URL: https://arb-mainnet.g.alchemy.com/v2/your-api-key
RequestType: POST
Body: 
{
    "jsonrpc":"2.0",
    "method":"eth_blockNumber",
    "params":[],
    "id":0
}

Result

{
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "id": 0,
  "result": "0xa1c054"
}
Language
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