What is QuikNode API?

Service and Features Overview

Dec 8, 2019 · 3 min read

QuikNode API is your high-performance access to the Ethereum, xDAI, Polygon, BSC and Bitcoin networks.

Get instant access to BTC, xDAI, MATIC (Polygon), BSC (Binance Smart Chain), ETH MainNet, Ropsten, Kovan, and Rinkeby networks — register now.

After login, you’ll see the dashboard with ability to Create Nodes, Add Team Members, get Chat Support, and manage your Nodes — all in one place.

Clicking on the node will bring you to the Node dashboard, where your Web3 URLs (rpc endpoint, httpProvider & websockets) is shown, as well as Getting Started guides:

For more guides & tutorials, including how to set up with ethers.js, web3.py, ethereum.rb, and write your first smart-contract in Solidity, check our guides page!

How do I set up my code?

In web3js, for example, copy/paste the httpProvider link like so:

const Web3 = require('web3')const httpProvider = "https://free-your-node-name.quiknode.pro/hash/"var web3 = new Web3(new Web3.providers.HttpProvider(httpProvider));

Ready to get started?

Sign up here 👉 https://www.quiknode.io and try QuikNode free for 7 days!



See what your node is doing with detailed call/request metrics:


Lock down (or open up) your endpoint. Use a custom domain if you want!

Ethereum WebHooks

Monitor smart-contracts for events and get notified in real-time with zero code — just 5 minutes for setup!


Which RPC calls and modules are supported?

Ethereum/xDai: web3, eth, net, shh, parity, trace (add-on).

Bitcoin: Bitcoin Core RPC API on bitcoind, including “txindex”.

Does QuikNode API have access to Archive Node data?

Absolutely! Just select the “Archive” add-on at checkout and you’ll have access to all the data since Genesis block.

Using a different provider already?

It’s easy to switch. Just swap your request URL with the one from QuikNode — done!

Develop on ETH, xDAI, BSC, MATIC and BTC MainNet Now!

Sign up now to access QuikNode API free for 7 days, and start with Web3 today!


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