getLatestBlock

Retrieves detailed information (including transaction receipts) about the latest block on the chain corresponding to chainId.

:black-square-button: Contextualizing getLatestBlock

  • getlatestBlock returns a highly detailed response containing both standard and extraneous information about the latest block on the chain associated with chainId.

    This response includes full receipts of transactions contained within the latest block. This is non-toggleable.


Returned receipts contain the following attributes

// Example receipt

"blockHash":"0x9468f7e44e89921b38eb4812ec5dc7900ceffc454aecb0a452d9477952062efc",
"blockNumber":"0x11868d0",
"contractAddress":null,
"cumulativeGasUsed":"0x9e0096",
"effectiveGasPrice":"0x3094e55d9",
"from":"0x3527439923a63f8c13cf72b8fe80a77f6e572092",
"gasUsed":"0xbbad2",
"logs":[
   {
      "address":"0x32400084c286cf3e17e7b677ea9583e60a000324",
      "blockHash":"0x9468f7e44e89921b38eb4812ec5dc7900ceffc454aecb0a452d9477952062efc",
      "blockNumber":"0x11868d0",
      "data":"0x",
      "logIndex":"0x1b",
      "removed":false,
      "topics":[
         "0x22c9005dd88c18b552a1cd7e8b3b937fcde9ca69213c1f658f54d572e4877a81",
         "0x0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000042fc4",
         "0x0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000042fc5"
      ],
      "transactionHash":"0x373c6917650568746f2cb9a99c9250ef5c5fdda380ac0e322779e9532c0d5153",
      "transactionIndex":"0x10"
   }
],
"logsBloom":"0x00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000010020000000000000000000002020000000000000000000000000000000000000000100000400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000010000000000000000001000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000008000000000000000000000000000000000000000400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000001000000002000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000",
"status":"0x1",
"to":"0x3db52ce065f728011ac6732222270b3f2360d919",
"transactionHash":"0x373c6917650568746f2cb9a99c9250ef5c5fdda380ac0e322779e9532c0d5153",
"transactionIndex":"0x10",
"type":"0x2"
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