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Method: POST getblocktemplatelight


# getblocktemplatelight example for Bitcoin (BTC)

POST getblocktemplatelight

Method not allowed

If the request parameters include a 'mode' key, that is used to explicitly select between the default 'template' request or a 'proposal'.

It returns data needed to construct a block to work on.

For full specification, see the getblocktemplatelight spec in the doc folder, and BIP22/BIP23.


template_request - json object, optional

A json object in the following spec

additional_txs - json array, optional, default=[]

Hex encoded transactions to add to the block (each tx must be unique and valid)


curl --location --request POST 'https://btc.getblock.io/mainnet/' \
--header 'x-api-key: YOUR-API-KEY' \
--header 'Content-Type: application/json' \
--data-raw '{"jsonrpc": "2.0",
"method": "getblocktemplatelight",
"params": [null, null],
"id": "getblock.io"}'


    "result": "null",
    "id": "getblock.io",
    "status_code": 405,
    "message": "Method not allowed"