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RPC endpoints

This guide provides an index of network details for the Polygon Mumbai Testnet and Polygon PoS Mainnet, including their associated RPC and node endpoints.

Network details

Mumbai

The Mumbai testnet serves as a replica of the Polygon mainnet and is primarily used for testing. Obtain testnet tokens from the faucet. Note that these tokens hold no value and differ from MATIC.

Properties Network details
Network name Mumbai
Parent chain Goërli
Chain ID 80001
Gas token MATIC
Gas station Mumbai gas station
RPC endpoint https://rpc-mumbai.polygon.technology
Node endpoint wss://rpc-mumbai.matic.today
Heimdall API https://heimdall-api-testnet.polygon.technology
Block Explorer https://mumbai.polygonscan.com/

Note

Additional information

For more details, refer to this JSON data.

Mainnet

The native token for the Polygon PoS mainnet is MATIC, which is used for transaction fees.

Properties Network details
Network name Polygon
Parent chain Ethereum
Chain ID 137
Gas token MATIC
Gas station PolygonScan Gas Tracker
RPC endpoint https://polygon-rpc.com/
Node endpoint wss://rpc-mainnet.matic.network
Heimdall API https://heimdall-api.polygon.technology
Block explorer https://polygonscan.com/

Note

Additional information

For more details, refer to this JSON data.

RPC API methods

Developers can interact with on-chain data and execute various types of transactions using network endpoints. These APIs adhere to the JSON-RPC standard, a stateless, lightweight remote procedure call (RPC) protocol.

Info

Getting started with RPC calls

For a comprehensive list of API documentation, visit Polygon JSON-RPC calls.

To explore API requests without any setup, fix failing requests, or discover new methods on the Polygon network, try the Composer App.

Infrastructure providers

Public RPCs may have rate limits or traffic restrictions. For dedicated free RPC URLs, consider the following providers:

For a complete list of public endpoints, visit Alchemy’s Chain Connect and Chainlist.


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