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cryptocurrency-address-validator

Crypto wallet address validator for Bitcoin and other Altcoins.


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crypto-address-validator

Simple wallet address validator for validating Bitcoin and other altcoins addresses in Node.js and browser.

Forked from ognus/wallet-address-validator.

File size is ~201 KB (minifed).

Installation

NPM

npm install cryptocurrency-address-validator

Browser

<script src="crypto-address-validator.min.js"></script>

API

validate (address [, currency = 'bitcoin'[, networkType = 'prod']])
Parameters
  • address - Wallet address to validate.
  • currency - Optional. Currency name or symbol, e.g. 'bitcoin' (default), 'litecoin' or 'LTC'
  • networkType - Optional. Use 'prod' (default) to enforce standard address, 'testnet' to enforce testnet address and 'both' to enforce nothing.

Returns true if the address (string) is a valid wallet address for the crypto currency specified, see below for supported currencies.

getAddressType (address)
Parameters
  • address - Wallet address.

Returns address type (as 2 character hex string) if valid base58 address, otherwise null.

Supported crypto currencies

  • Auroracoin/AUR, 'auroracoin' or 'AUR'
  • BeaverCoin/BVC, 'beavercoin' or 'BVC'
  • Biocoin/BIO, 'biocoin' or 'BIO'
  • Bitcoin/BTC, 'bitcoin' or 'BTC'
  • BitcoinCash/BCH, 'bitcoincash' or 'BCH'
  • BitcoinGold/BTG, 'bitcoingold' or 'BTG'
  • BitcoinPrivate/BTCP, 'bitcoinprivate' or 'BTCP'
  • BitcoinZ/BTCZ, 'bitcoinz' or 'BTCZ'
  • Callisto/CLO, 'callisto' or 'CLO'
  • Cardano/ADA, 'cardano' or 'ADA'
  • Dash/DASH, 'dash' or 'DASH'
  • Decred/DCR, 'decred' or 'DCR'
  • Digibyte/DGB, 'digibyte' or 'DGB'
  • Dogecoin/DOGE, 'dogecoin' or 'DOGE'
  • Eos/EOS, 'eos' or 'EOS'
  • Ethereum/ETH, 'ethereum' or 'ETH'
  • EthereumClassic/ETH, 'ethereumclassic' or 'ETC'
  • EthereumZero/ETZ, 'etherzero' or 'ETZ'
  • Freicoin/FRC, 'freicoin' or 'FRC'
  • Garlicoin/GRLC, 'garlicoin' or 'GRLC'
  • Hush/HUSH, 'hush' or 'HUSH'
  • Komodo/KMD, 'komodo' or 'KMD'
  • Iota/IOTA, 'iota' or 'IOTA'
  • Icon/ICON, 'icon' or 'ICON'
  • Litecoin/LTC, 'litecoin' or 'LTC'
  • Megacoin/MEC, 'megacoin' or 'MEC'
  • Monero/XWR, 'monero' or 'XMR'
  • Namecoin/NMC, 'namecoin' or 'NMC'
  • Nano/NANO, 'nano' or 'NANO'
  • Neo/NEO, 'neo' or 'NEO'
  • NeoGas/GAS, 'neogas' or 'GAS'
  • Nem/NEM, 'nem' or 'nem'
  • Peercoin/PPCoin/PPC, 'peercoin' or 'PPC'
  • Primecoin/XPM, 'primecoin' or 'XPM'
  • Protoshares/PTS, 'protoshares' or 'PTS'
  • Qash/QASH, 'qash' or 'QASH'
  • Qtum/QTUM, 'qtum' or 'QTUM'
  • Railblocks/XRB), 'railblocks' or 'XRB'
  • RepublicProtocol/REN, 'republicprotocol' or 'REN'
  • Ripple/XRP, 'ripple' or 'XRP'
  • Snowgem/SNG, 'snowgem' or 'SNG'
  • StellarLumens/XLM, 'stellarlumens' or 'XLM'
  • Tronix/TRX, 'tronix' or 'TRX'
  • Vertcoin/VTC, 'vertcoin' or 'VTC'
  • VeChain, 'vechain' or 'VeChain'
  • Votecoin/VTC, 'votecoin' or 'VOT'
  • Zcash/ZEC, 'zcash' or 'ZEC'
  • Zclassic/ZCL, 'zclassic' or 'ZCL'
  • ZenCash/ZEN, 'zencash' or 'ZEN'

Usage example

Node
var CAValidator = require('crypto-address-validator');

var valid = CAValidator.validate('1KFzzGtDdnq5hrwxXGjwVnKzRbvf8WVxck', 'BTC');
if(valid)
	console.log('This is a valid address');
else
	console.log('Address INVALID');

// This will log 'This is a valid address' to the console.
var CAValidator = require('crypto-address-validator');

var valid = CAValidator.validate('1KFzzGtDdnq5hrwxXGjwVnKzRbvf8WVxck', 'litecoin', 'testnet');
if(valid)
      console.log('This is a valid address');
else
      console.log('Address INVALID');

// As this is a invalid litecoin address 'Address INVALID' will be logged to console.
Browser
<script src="crypto-address-validator.min.js"></script>
// CAValidator is exposed as a global (window.CAValidator)
var valid = CAValidator.validate('1KFzzGtDdnq5hrwxXGjwVnKzRbvf8WVxck', 'bitcoin');
if(valid)
    alert('This is a valid address');
else
    alert('Address INVALID');

// This should show a pop up with text 'This is a valid address'.

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Package last updated on 17 May 2018

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