How to use the tzStats blockchain explorer?

Welcome to our tutorial on how to use tzStats, a blockchain explorer for the Tezos blockchain network. In this tutorial, we will cover the process of using tzStats to explore and navigate the Tezos blockchain. We will explore the various features and functionality of the tzStats explorer, such as viewing block information, searching for specific transactions and addresses, and monitoring network statistics.

By the end of this tutorial, you will have the knowledge and hands-on experience needed to use tzStats to explore and navigate the Tezos blockchain. You will also learn how to use tzStats to monitor the activity on the Tezos network and analyze the performance of your own Tezos node. This tutorial is ideal for developers, researchers, and anyone interested in learning more about the Tezos blockchain and its transactions.

TzStats is developed by Blockwatch Data Inc. It is a block explorer for public and private Tezos networks.

Each Tezos network has its own TzStats version:

TzStats’ main features

  • Main Dashboard: This page provides a quick view of all the main activities on the Tezos network, e.g. staking activity, gas price, Tez supply, transaction volume, etc


  • Cycle: This page provides general information about a specific cycle number. A cycle is a way of measuring time. Every cycle is equal to 4096 blocks.

  • Block: This page provides general information about a specific block number along with its technical details such as gas used, block health (Endorsed Slots, Missed Priorities and Missed Endorsements), etc.

  • Network Activity: This page provides a world map with the location of where new blocks are being baked. There is also the list of whales (i.e list of high-value transfers >= $100,00

  • Bakers: This page provides the total amount of Tezos bakers. Several lists are also available to gain an overview of the Tezos baker landscape. You can choose between the tabs Public, Top 20, Gainers, Losers, Newcomers, etc.

  • Protocols: This page shows the past and current protocol used by Tezos and the overall age of the Tezos blockchain.


  • Markets: This page provides an overview of the current market activity, e.g. list of exchanges, 1 day’s volume, overall market capitalization, etc.

  • Voting: This page shows the past and current elections and indicates when it ends.

With this, you complete this workshop successfully!!