🟪 Polygon

Polygon API Documentation

bor_getAuthor RPC Method

The bor_getAuthor returns the author of the specified block on Polygon


bor_getAuthor method is only availible on Polygon.


block number - string - Block number hex encoded, or the tag latest to get the latest block.


string - Address of the author on Polygon.

🔌 To use bor_getAuthor you must be connected to a blockchain node.


POST https://<network>.chainnodes.org/YOUR-API-KEY


  • HTTPS POST Request with a JSON RPC call in the body
  • Replace YOUR-API-KEY with the API key from your CHAINNODES.ORG Dashboard
  • You can use a different supported network by replacing polygon-mainnet
curl https://polygon-mainnet.chainnodes.org/YOUR-API-KEY \
    -X POST \
    -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
    -d '{"id": "1", "jsonrpc":"2.0","method":"bor_getAuthor","params": ["0x2DC6C00"]}'



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JSON-RPC Polygon API Documentation by CHAINNODES is based on Erigon node client. Contact us if you are interested in specific methods that are only available on geth, besu, Nethermind or reth