A web based interface to the Bitcoin API JSON-RPC

Command: getblockcount

The getblockcount RPC returns the number of blocks in the local best block chain.

Parameters: none
Result—the number of blocks in the local best block chain

{
	"result": 467641,
	"error": null,
	"id": null
}
getblockcount

Returns the number of blocks in the longest blockchain.

Result:
n    (numeric) The current block count

Examples:
> bitcoin-cli getblockcount 
> curl --user myusername --data-binary '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id":"curltest", "method": "getblockcount", "params": [] }' -H 'content-type: text/plain;' http://127.0.0.1:8332/