I am working on custom blockchain testnet. I wanna see all pending transactions on my local block explorer. To do this I first tried with web3.eth.getPendingTransactions() but it always returned empty array even though there is a pending transaction. So I tried with web3.eth.subscribe with pendingTransaction parameter.

const Web3 = require("web3");
const web3 = new Web3("ws://");
var pndTxns = [];

      .subscribe("pendingTransactions", function (error, result) {
        if (!error) console.log(result);
      .on("data", function (transaction) {


It actually worked in web3.eth.subscription block, but outside of that pndTxns logs empty array. I tried to find answer for several days but not found yet. So how can I get all pending transactions at the moment at once? Any help will be really appreciated.


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