web3_sha3

Returns Keccak-256 (not the standardized SHA3-256) of the given data.

Parameters

  1. DATA - the data in hex form to convert into a SHA3 hash

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Note

web3_sha3 takes in a hexidecimal number, not a direct string. So, if you wanted to convert "hello world" to it's Keccak-256 hash you would need to input the hex number for "hello world", which is "68656c6c6f20776f726c64".

params: [
  "0x68656c6c6f20776f726c64"
]

Returns

DATA - The SHA3 result of the given string.

Example

The Alchemy Composer allows you to make a no-code example request via your browser. Try it out above!

Request

curl https://arb-mainnet.g.alchemy.com/v2/your-api-key\
-X POST \
-H "Content-Type: application/json" \
-d '{"jsonrpc":"2.0","method":"web3_sha3","params":["0x68656c6c6f20776f726c64"],"id":64}'
URL: https://arb-mainnet.g.alchemy.com/v2/your-api-key
RequestType: POST
Body: 
{
    "jsonrpc":"2.0",
    "method":"web3_sha3",
    "params":["0x68656c6c6f20776f726c64"],
    "id":64
}

Result

{
  "id":64,
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "result": "0x47173285a8d7341e5e972fc677286384f802f8ef42a5ec5f03bbfa254cb01fad"
}
Language
Click Try It! to start a request and see the response here!