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# hardhat-change-network

Allows changing the current network in Hardhat.

Useful for multi-chain projects, where switching between two networks in a script may be desirable.

Warning: This is a bit of a hack, some modules may break.

# Installation

yarn add hardhat-change-network

Import the plugin in your hardhat.config.js:


Or if you are using TypeScript, in your hardhat.config.ts:

import "hardhat-change-network";

# Usage

Change the network to any network defined in hardhat.config.js with this simple call:


You can also use this library to retrieve a standard web3 provider object for a given network:

const provider = hre.getProvider('goerli');