πŸ‘€ Common Use Cases

Discover the common use cases of CoinGecko API by our users

1. Get Coins Logo Images

  • Use /coins/{id} endpoint
  • This endpoint can be used to query other coin's metadata like: links, categories, contract address, community, description in different languages and many more

2. Best Endpoint for Latest Crypto Price

  • Use /simple/price endpoint
  • This endpoint can be used to query other market data like market cap, 24-hour trading volume and 24-hour price change percentage

3. Get All Trading Pairs (Tickers) of a Coin

4. Get Trading Pairs of Specific Coins from a Specific Exchange

5. Building Telegram Bot for Latest Coin Listings

  • Use /coins/list/new endpoint (Exclusive for Paid Plan Subscribers Only)

6. Get List of Coins Under Specific Category

7. Identify DEX Decentralized Exchanges

  • Use /exchanges/list endpoint to get full list of exchanges with id on CoinGecko

  • Use /exchanges/{id} to find out whether the exchange is centralized or decentralized

  • Example of responses (using Uniswap V3 as example) :

    Since Uniswap is a DEX, therefore it shows "centralized": false


    {
      "name": "Uniswap V3 (Ethereum)",
      ......
      "centralized": false, πŸ‘ˆ
      ......
      "tickers": [],
      "status_updates": []
    }
    

8. Get Bitcoin Dominance Data (BTC.D)

  • Use /global endpoint

  • Example of responses:


    {
      "data": {
        "active_cryptocurrencies": 12414,
        ......
        "market_cap_percentage": { πŸ‘ˆ
          "btc": 47.82057011844006,πŸ‘ˆ
          "eth": 16.943340351591583,
          ......
        },
        "market_cap_change_percentage_24h_usd": -5.032104325648996,
        "updated_at": 1706002730
      }
    }
    

9. Get Market Cap or Dominance of a Specific Ecosystem

  • Use /coins/categories
  • The endpoint also returns the 24-hour percentage change, offering insights into the traction of different categories or ecosystems

10. Get Token Lists of a Specific Blockchain Network

  • Use /token_lists/{asset_platforms_id}/all.json endpoint (Exclusive for Enterprise Plan Subscribers)
  • Supply asset platform id to the endpoint

11. Get 7-Day Sparkline Price Data of a Coin

12. Get Link to Individual CoinGecko Coin Page

  • Use /coins/list endpoint to get the API ID of the coin
  • Supply API ID to the www.coingecko.com/en/coins/{API_ID}

13. Check Coin Status and Stale Price Updates

  • Active: use /coins/list endpoint, only active coins will be shown there
  • Price Stale: use /simple/price endpoint, flag include_last_updated_at = true to check latest update time

14. Get Real-Time and Historical Exchange of BTC in USD

15. Get watchlist portfolio data of a Coin

  • Use /coins/{id} endpoint by supplying coin id

  • Example of responses:

    {
      "id": "bitcoin",
      ......
      "watchlist_portfolio_users": 1487932, πŸ‘ˆ
      "market_cap_rank": 1,
      ......
    }