Stacks Connect Overview

A JavaScript library for authenticating users as well as signing transactions and messages.

Stacks Connect is a JavaScript library that can authenticate the identity of your users and prompt them to sign transactions and messages. In other words, Stacks Connect handles some of the most basic functions you need in a web app, including enabling users to log in to your app as well as broadcasting in-app transactions to the Stacks network.

Stacks Connect is one of the most popular packages of Stacks.js. To get started with Stacks Connect, view the installation guide.


  • Clarinet: Build your app in the go-to development environment on Stacks.
  • Hiro Platform: Build your app in the cloud in a hosted environment.
  • Stacks Blockchain API: Fetch data and broadcast transactions with the Stacks Blockchain API.
  • Stacks.js: A collection of JavaScript libraries to build web applications on Stacks.

Need help building with Stacks.js? Reach out to us on the #stacks-js channel on Discord under the Hiro Developer Tools section. There’s also a weekly office hours on Discord every Thursday at 11am ET.