Testnet Resources

Test-related resources

Step by step guide

The step by step guide is everything you need to get started.

Node operations FAQ

Read a lot of the frequently asked questions from the community on node operations.

Block Explorer

Check out our incentivised testnet via the Taraxa Block Explorer.

Ethereum compatible JSON RPC interface

To connect to the Taraxa Incentivised Testnet, use the following options:

Creating a wallet

  • ​MetaMask - MetaMask browser extension also works with Taraxa incentivised Testnet. Just use custom RPC, and set the token name to TARA, and use the block explorer above.

Using the Faucet

Taraxa testnet includes a faucet. The faucet will send small amount of testnet TARA every few seconds, to the last 5000 addresses that were added.



  • Web3 - Because of the Ethereum-compatible RPC interface, most Ethereum libraries like Web3.js,, Ethers.js, etc will work for sending and receiving TARA and interacting with contracts.
  • ​TaraxaJS - To access custom RPC functionality using JavaScript, try TaraxaJS (based on Axios)
  • ​TaraxaPy - To access custom RPC functionality using Python, try TaraxaPy