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How To Start a WebSocket Trial and Subscription Plan

10 March 2021

In this step-by-step tutorial, we'll show you how to start your Forex WebSocket trial and gain access to real-time market data. With our WebSocket API, you'll receive live updates on currency pairs, exchange rates, and order books directly from the market. Follow along as we guide you through the process, from signing up and creating an account to generating your unique streaming API Key.

Making informed trading decisions requires using live-streaming market data. Participants in the market nowadays are looking for trustworthy, up-to-date market information. 

Fintech companies, brokers, and institutions require it to integrate into their apps and websites to ensure that customers have an unbiased perspective of the financial markets, 

TraderMade has established itself as the top market data provider with more than three decades of experience gathering market data from numerous trustworthy sources and offering it in real time. 

You can obtain Free Streaming API access by following the instructions in this tutorial. So without further ado, let us get started on the procedures for obtaining your Streaming market data API access.

How to Get Free Access to a Forex Streaming API

The process of starting a WebSocket trial is very simple, just follow these easy steps;

Step 1: Visit our page for forex data.

To access our Forex data page, enter this URL into your browser:


Step 2: Register 

On our Forex website, select the "Sign In" link (located in the top right corner and highlighted in red in the image above). 


Press the 'GET FREE DATA API KEY' button (shown in green in the image above). 

The sign-in page will be displayed.

Please select the 'sign in' option in the top right corner of your screen displayed below if this is your first time logging in.


Step 3: Enter Your Login Information

Fill in your information as it appears in the image below.

1) Your name

2) Last name

3) Email

4) Password

5) Re-type your password in the provided box to confirm it.

6) Fill in the appropriate option from the dropdown menu for what led you to us

7) Enter the captcha

8) Click the bottom-positioned "Sign up for free" button.


Step 4: Verify Your Email

After logging in, this screen will appear. A confirmation email will be automatically sent to the email address you provided during registration.


A similar email will be delivered to the address you provided during registration and placed in your inbox. As seen in the illustration below, you must click the "Dashboard" button, which is highlighted in red:


Click the ‘Dashboard’ button in the email to go to the sign-in page. As you sign in with your credentials, you will be redirected to the ‘Dashboard’ page.


Step 5: Start your Live Streaming API Trial

A free 14-day live-streaming API trial is available from TraderMade. Your technical requirements will determine whether you use WebSockets or SocketIO. The desired button can be clicked (highlighted in red in the image above). For this article, let us have a look at the WebSocket Trial.

Step 6: Get Your Live Streaming API Key 

By selecting the appropriate button to launch a free 14-day WebSocket trial, you can see the following-

A notification (shown in green in the figure below) confirms the activation of your trial.

A customized, specifically produced Streaming API Key for you (highlighted in red).

By selecting the 'START PLAN' option (shown in pink), you can subscribe to our live streaming data throughout the trial time.


Congratulations! You have successfully activated your WebSocket Trial and obtained your Live Streaming API.

Using your Live Streaming API Key to its full potential

You can access countless options- thanks to the Live Streaming API key. The following are some benefits you can enjoy:

Visit our WebSockets data documentation page. You can enter into your browser.

Or use the dashboard to access the documentation page. The 'Documentation' option is visible in the menu on your left.

The documentation page offers information to get you started with our real-time data, supported currencies, and some examples with your streaming data API key already filled in. Once you log in and go to the documentation page. Only you can see this key.

In our tech tutorials, we offer learning materials for WebSockets available. Numerous in-depth, step-by-step tutorials are available. Our lessons show you how to use well-known programming languages to retrieve real-time data. 

Wrapping up

The article helps you obtain the TraderMade API key for live streaming data. Choose us as your data partners by following the steps explained. Sign up for suitable data subscription plans to get the most dependable and accurate Forex data feed in real-time. 

Our team are available to help you with any questions, email us or call +44 (0)20 8313 0992 or live chat with one of the team.