Get Started - Universal API

It's easy to use the Blockdaemon Universal REST API. Follow the steps in this page to get started.

The Blockdaemon Universal API is a comprehensive REST API that provides developers access to various blockchain networks and their associated services. With the API, you can build applications that interact with multiple blockchains, streamline your development processes, and reduce the time and effort required to get started with blockchain technology.

Follow the steps below to get started with the Universal REST API for free today.

Step 1. Sign Up for an API Key

To use the Blockdaemon Universal API, you must sign up for an API key. To do this, visit the Blockdaemon website and create an account.

Once you have an account, you can access your API key from the dashboard.

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Enjoy Rapid and Scalable Multichain Access!

Step 2. Get Familiar with API Endpoints

The Blockdaemon Universal API provides a variety of endpoints for different types of interactions with blockchain networks.

You can learn more about it and find a full list of endpoints in the Universal API Documentation. Endpoints are used to interact with the blockchain network, such as sending transactions or retrieving data.

Step 3. Test the API

You can test the API by sending a simple API request to the endpoint of your choice. For example, you can send a GET request to retrieve information about a specific blockchain address. The API will return the requested data in JSON format.

The best way to test the Universal API is to make a simple GET the Protocols Overview request.

Option 1: Use the API Reference Docs

We recommend trying the GET Protocols Overview in the API reference docs. Use this endpoint to get a list of supported protocols and networks.

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Note!

You need to generate an API Suite Key before using the interactive features within the API reference docs

Option 2: Use Your Preferred API Platform

Alternatively, you can use an API platform such as Postman. Use the following endpoint to get a list of supported protocols and networks.

https://svc.blockdaemon.com/universal/v1

Step 4. Integrate the API Into Your Application

Once you have tested the API and are familiar with its endpoints, you can integrate it into your application for rapid and scalable multichain access.

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