Frequently asked questions(FAQs)

Imran edited July 15 in General


Getting started:
  • Kite Connect subscription - Rs. 2000
  • Historical data subscription - Rs. 2000 (requires base Kite Connect subscription)
Why so costly
What is postback URL and redirect URL:
Alternative to Kite Connect (algo without coding):
Basic automation query :
Daily Access Token Flush Time:
APIs Rate limit :

WebSocket queries

  1. Websocket Documentation -
  2. Websocket general queries :
  3. on tick frequency -
  4. more on frequency -
  5. rate limits -
  6. Pre-market data -
  7. not receiving ticks for all the instruments :
  8. Order update not in sequence :
  9. "You can subscribe up to 3000 instruments/shares in a single WebSocket connection, and for one user you can have 3 WebSocket connection, so you can stream maximum of 9000 shares for one user. because all WebSockets will be independent of each other, there will be no cross-connection."
Download all instrument tokens:

Historical data


what does co upper and co lower in margin api list mean? :
Convert ticks to candle latest:
Technical indicators:

Understand Day and Net positions:
Exit position
Positions P&L updation/P&L wrong in positions API
Convert position :

Order placement

Basic rule: Kite Connect is purely an execution platform. Zerodha doesn't provide support or solution for writing any kind of strategy.
This is outside the scope of Kite Connect. "But we can post our queries on the forum and eventually someone will help it"

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