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EtherScan is a Block Explorer, Search, API and Analytics Platform for Ethereum, a decentralized smart contracts platform
- Etherscan is the BlockExplorer for the Ethereum Blockchain. A BlockExplorer is a search engine that allows users to lookup, confirm and validate transactions on the Ethereum Blockchain.
- Etherscan.io is independently operated and developed by a small team of people that are passionate about decentralized information and infrastructure on the Ethereum blockchain. It is a tool that is independent of the Ethereum Foundation.
- You can use etherscan to check if a transaction is confirmed, whether a transaction left your wallet (using the wallet address) or was received by your wallet (using the wallet address).