getbestblockhash

getbestblockhash

Returns the hash of the best (tip) block in the longest blockchain.

Result

Name Type Description
hex string the block hash, hex-encoded

Examples

bitcoin-cli getbestblockhash
curl --user myusername --data-binary '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id":"curltest", "method": "getbestblockhash", "params": [] }' -H 'content-type: text/plain;' http://127.0.0.1:8332/