tap-feed from jawats

Generic tap for RSS and Atom feeds

The tap-feed extractor pulls data from Feed that can then be sent to a destination using a loader.

Getting Started


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-feed extractor to your project using
    meltano add
  2. meltano add extractor tap-feed
  3. Configure the tap-feed settings using
    meltano config
  4. meltano config tap-feed set --interactive
  5. Test that extractor settings are valid using
    meltano config
  6. meltano config tap-feed test

Next steps

If you run into any issues, learn how to get help.


The current capabilities for tap-feed may have been automatically set when originally added to the Hub. Please review the capabilities when using this extractor. If you find they are out of date, please consider updating them by making a pull request to the YAML file that defines the capabilities for this extractor.

This plugin has the following capabilities:

  • catalog
  • discover
  • state

You can override these capabilities or specify additional ones in your meltano.yml by adding the capabilities key.


The tap-feed settings that are known to Meltano are documented below. To quickly find the setting you're looking for, click on any setting name from the list:

You can override these settings or specify additional ones in your meltano.yml by adding the settings key.

Please consider adding any settings you have defined locally to this definition on MeltanoHub by making a pull request to the YAML file that defines the settings for this plugin.

Feed Urls (feed_urls)

  • Environment variable: TAP_FEED_FEED_URLS

A list of one or more feed paths.

Feed Fields (feed_fields)

  • Environment variable: TAP_FEED_FEED_FIELDS

A list of feed level data fields to capture.

Feed Entry Fields (feed_entry_fields)

  • Environment variable: TAP_FEED_FEED_ENTRY_FIELDS

A list of entry level data fields to capture.

Feed Entry Replication Key (feed_entry_replication_key)


The field used to determine new records, typically 'published' or 'updated'.

Start Date (start_date)

  • Environment variable: TAP_FEED_START_DATE

The earliest record date to sync.

Something missing?

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Looking for help?

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meltano add extractor tap-feed

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