Manage your Bitfinex pulses via API

We have been working in the background to make Bitfinex Pulse much more accessible through automation. Following yesterday’s launch, we are pleased to announce the addition of Bitfinex Pulse API documentation.

If you are a developer, you can go directly to our REST API for post, remove, or check history. For those who may be new to APIs, we have listed some steps below to help you:

1. Create a Bitfinex Pulse profile

You need a Bitfinex Pulse profile to post pulses. Go to to create one bitfinex.com and log into your account.

2. Create an API key

First you need to set your own API key. You can learn how to do this on our support page. The Bitfinex Pulse endpoints are REST verified V2 API calls. However, there are also two public endpoints for it pulse history and pulse profile.

To learn more about Bitfinex verified REST API, visit our verified endpoints documentation.

We make it even easier for you to get started with Bitfinex Pulse. With these ready-to-use scripts below, you can put or remove pulses by simply adding your API key and API secret.

Post your first pulse

You’re ready to post your first ever heart rate on Bitfinex Pulse! 🎉 Be here the scripts and instructions to follow.

Some general tips for placing a pulse:

  • Images can be added to the body with base64 format.
  • All markdown features are supported on Bitfinex Pulse. Title and content must be strings (no HTML content allowed). Title must be a minimum of 16 characters and a maximum of 120 characters, while content must be at least 16 characters.
  • Legumes are posted as private by default. If you want to post them as public, you must add isPublic: 1 to the body.

4. Delete a pulse

We know that sometimes people make mistakes. So we apply that by providing the option to remove a pulse on Bitfinex Pulse. If you want to accidentally delete a pulse, here are the scripts and instructions to follow.

If you would like to view the last pulses you can use this public endpoint or to keep up with a specific Bitfinex Pulse profile you can use this one.

And you are off to a good start in managing and automating your pulses on Bitfinex Pulse.



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