Block chain browser

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See also: [[::Category:Block chain browsers|:Category:Block chain browsers]]

A block chain browser (also called block explorer) is a program or web site that lets users search and navigate a block chain. Uses include:

Block chain browsers typically provide:

  • a list of a chain's recent blocks
  • transactions in a given block
  • links to the previous and next transaction involving each input and output
  • a list of all transactions involving a given address
  • current and historical address balances
  • a way to search for blocks, transactions, and addresses

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