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How to Send Tradingview Alerts to Telegram using PipeDream

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PipeDream is an integration and automation platform that allows users to connect various online services and automate workflows. It’s particularly useful for sending TradingView alerts to Telegram because it can act as a middleman:

  1. Receives Alerts: PipeDream can receive webhook alerts from TradingView.
  2. Processes Data: It can process and format the data from these alerts according to user-defined rules.
  3. Forwards to Telegram: Finally, it sends the formatted data as a message to a Telegram bot or channel.

This setup automates the process of receiving trading alerts from TradingView and instantly notifying you on Telegram, making it highly useful for traders who need real-time updates.

Creating a system to send TradingView alerts to Telegram using PipeDream involves several steps, including setting up alerts on TradingView, creating a webhook in PipeDream, and configuring the Telegram bot. Here’s a step-by-step tutorial:

1. Set Up TradingView Alerts

  • Create an Alert in TradingView:
    • Log into your TradingView account.
    • Open the chart for the asset you want to monitor.
    • Click on the ‘Alert’ icon on the top toolbar.
    • Configure the alert settings (condition, options, message, etc.).
  • Alert Message Format:
    • Include key information in the message that you’ll want to send to Telegram.
    • Use a specific format or keywords if needed for easy parsing in PipeDream.

2. Create a Telegram Bot

  • Register a New Bot:
    • Search for ‘BotFather’ in Telegram.
    • Send the command /newbot and follow the instructions.
    • Note the bot token provided by BotFather.
  • Get Your Telegram Chat ID:
    • Start a Public Channel and add your bot as Admin to the Channel.
    • Use a service like @channelusername to find your chat ID.

3. Set Up PipeDream

  • Create a PipeDream Account:
  • Create a New Workflow:
    • In your PipeDream dashboard, create a New Project
  • Then Create a New Workflow
  • Enter the Workflow Name
  • Now click on New HTTP/ Webhook Requests
  • Once the trigger is Created click Save and Continue
  • Select the trigger as ‘Webhook’ and copy the provided URL.
  • Once the Tradingview Alert is captured by the pipedream Select event and add the received alert from tradingview
  • Insert Webhook URL in TradingView Alert:
  • In the TradingView alert configuration, select ‘Webhook URL’ paste the PipeDream webhook URL as shown below click Save

  • Save the alert settings.
  • Configure Workflow to Send to Telegram:
    • Add a new step in the workflow, choosing the Send any HTTP Request as shown below
  • Input your bot token and chat ID using the Telegram API url as shown below.
Telegram API URL

https://api.telegram.org/bot<enter your bot tokenid>/sendMessage?chat_id=@channelusername&text={{steps.trigger.event.body}}

In the above URL replace
<enter your bot tokenid> - with your telegram bot id which you recieved from bot father
@channelusername - with your channel id for example @stockalert
  • Format the message to be sent based on the incoming webhook data.

5. Test and Deploy the Configuration

  • Test Alert and Deploy:
    • Manually trigger the alert in TradingView to test.
    • Ensure that the message is received correctly in your Telegram.
    • Now Press Deploy button to go live

6. Monitoring and Adjustments

  • Monitor Alerts:
    • Keep an eye on the alerts to ensure they are working as expected.
  • Adjust as Needed:
    • Make any necessary adjustments in TradingView, PipeDream, or Telegram bot settings based on your requirements.

Tips and Best Practices

  • Security: Keep your webhook URL and Telegram bot token secure.
  • Error Handling: Implement error handling in your PipeDream workflow to manage potential issues.
  • Alert Conditions: Fine-tune your TradingView alert conditions for effective monitoring.

Troubleshooting

  • Alerts Not Received: Check if the webhook URL is correctly set in TradingView and if the PipeDream workflow is active.
  • Incorrect Message Format: Ensure that the alert message format in TradingView matches what the PipeDream workflow expects.

By following these steps, you’ll be able to seamlessly send TradingView alerts to your Telegram, enabling quick and efficient monitoring of trading signals or market conditions.

Rajandran R Telecom Engineer turned Full-time Derivative Trader. Mostly Trading Nifty, Banknifty, USDINR and High Liquid Stock Derivatives. Trading the Markets Since 2006 onwards. Using Market Profile and Orderflow for more than a decade. Designed and published 100+ open source trading systems on various trading tools. Strongly believe that market understanding and robust trading frameworks are the key to the trading success. Writing about Markets, Trading System Design, Market Sentiment, Trading Softwares & Trading Nuances since 2007 onwards. Author of Marketcalls.in)

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2 Replies to “How to Send Tradingview Alerts to Telegram using PipeDream”

  1. Could you please share one example how to send alert using screener for a simple strategy

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