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secp256k1 DID Resolver

This library is intended to use secp256k1 public keys as Decentralized Identifiers and wrap them in a DID Dcument

It supports the proposed Decentralized Identifiers spec from the W3C Credentials Community Group.

It requires the did-resolver library, which is the primary interface for resolving DIDs.

DID method

To encode a DID for a secp256k1 public key, simply prepend did:secp256k1:



Both compressed or uncompressed public keys are supported but compressed ones are much shorter.

Resolving a DID document

The resolver presents a simple resolver() function that returns a ES6 Promise returning the DID document.

import resolve from 'did-resolver'
import registerResolver from 'secp256k1-did-resolver'


resolve('did:secp256k1:03fdd57adec3d438ea237fe46b33ee1e016eda6b585c3e27ea66686c2ea5358479').then(doc => console.log)

// You can also use ES7 async/await syntax
const doc = await resolve('did:secp256k1:03fdd57adec3d438ea237fe46b33ee1e016eda6b585c3e27ea66686c2ea5358479')
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