Note: if you're a Pro API user (subscriber of any paid API plans), please follow this guide here.
Steps to Sign Up for Demo API Plan
1. Navigate to our API Pricing page and select ‘Create Demo Account’.
2. Sign up or log into your CoinGecko account (left). If you’re already logged in, fill in the form in the pop-up (right).
Steps to create and make API request with demo plan API key
1. Create a new API Key
2. Making API request
- Root URL for Demo Plan API: https://api.coingecko.com/api/v3
- You will be using the newly created API Key as query parameter. Request Example:
Remember to add &x_cg_demo_api_key= and replace YOUR_API_KEY with your own API Key.
Here's an example of calling Bitcoin's market data with your Demo API key: https://api.coingecko.com/api/v3/coins/markets?vs_currency=usd&ids=bitcoin&x_cg_demo_api_key=YOUR_API_KEY
You can also supply your API key via custom header named: x-cg-demo-api-key