The tap-facebook-pages Meltano extractor pulls data from Facebook Pages that can then be sent to a destination using a loader.

Getting Started #

Prerequisites #

If you haven't already, follow the initial steps of the Getting Started guide:

  1. Install Meltano
  2. Create your Meltano project

Installation and configuration #

  1. Add the tap-facebook-pages extractor to your project using meltano add :

    meltano add extractor tap-facebook-pages
  2. Configure the settings below using meltano config .

Next steps #

Follow the remaining steps of the Getting Started guide:

  1. Select entities and attributes to extract
  2. Add a loader to send data to a destination
  3. Run a data integration (EL) pipeline
If you run into any issues, learn how to get help.

Capabilities #

Settings #

tap-facebook-pages requires the configuration of the following settings:

The settings for extractor tap-facebook-pages that are known to Meltano are documented below. To quickly find the setting you're looking for, use the Table of Contents at the top of the page.

Page IDs (page_ids) #

A list of page IDs.

See https://www.facebook.com/help/1503421039731588.

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-facebook-pages set page_ids '[...]'

export TAP_FACEBOOK_PAGES_PAGE_IDS='[...]'

Access Token (access_token) #

User access token to authenticate with the API.

See https://developers.facebook.com/docs/facebook-login/access-tokens/#usertokens.

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-facebook-pages set access_token <access_token>

export TAP_FACEBOOK_PAGES_ACCESS_TOKEN=<access_token>

Start Date (start_date) #

The date to start syncing data from.

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-facebook-pages set start_date YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SSZ

export TAP_FACEBOOK_PAGES_START_DATE=YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SSZ

Looking for help? #

If you're having trouble getting the tap-facebook-pages extractor to work, look for an existing issue in its repository, file a new issue, or join the Meltano Slack community and ask for help in the #plugins-general channel.

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