Updates and release notes from the PieSocket team

  • Channel ID can now be string

    On popular demand, we have changed the allowed number of characters in the channel_id parameter of the WebSocket server API.

    Updated doc:


    - Channel ID can contain characters [a-z], [A-Z], [0-9] 
    - Channel ID can contain special characters _ (underscore) and - (hyphen).

    PieSocket Team

  • Introducing Commands Messages - 28/01/2021

    Now it is easy to get a ping for a pong and find the number of total connected clients to a channel.


    Introducing commands messages:
    We added two commands that can help you send queries to the WebSocket server, we plan to add more command messages in the future as per the requirements of our customers.

    View command messages section on this page to know more:

  • Website Updates 17/12/2020

    Users can now choose to opt-out of daily-usage-report emails and other email notifications from their PieSocket account settings.

  • WebSocket Endpoint Update - 16/12/2020

    We made the following non-breaking changes in the WebSocket v3 endpoint.

    • Added a new parameter "cluster_id" to the v3 of the WebSocket endpoint
    • Changed the WebSocket endpoint domain from to (non-breaking)
    • PieSocketJS is updated to include the new parameter and use the new domain.
    • Fixed a bug related to counting of messages sent through API/publish

  • Releasing PieSocketJS Beta - 15/12/2020

    We are excited to introduce our first SDK, the javascript client: PieSocket-JS

    PieSocketJS is in beta right now and we will update the website docs once this is out of beta, hopefully in the 2nd week of the new year.