Google Sheets

tap-google-sheets from singer-io

Cloud Spreadsheets

The tap-google-sheets extractor pulls data from Google Sheets that can then be sent to a destination using a loader.

Available Variants

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

Next steps

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


The current capabilities for tap-google-sheets 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 If you find they are out of date, please consider updating them by making a pull request to the YAML file that defines the capabilities for this extractor.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:

  • discover
  • catalog
  • state

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


The tap-google-sheets 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.

Client ID (client_id)

  • Environment variable: TAP_GOOGLE_SHEETS_CLIENT_ID

This is the ID setup via the Google Cloud API.

Client Secret (client_secret)

  • Environment variable: TAP_GOOGLE_SHEETS_CLIENT_SECRET

This is generated when the client ID is created via the Google Cloud API.

Refresh Token (refresh_token)

  • Environment variable: TAP_GOOGLE_SHEETS_REFRESH_TOKEN

This is the token used to generate new access_tokens. It is manually generated by making an API call to the Google Cloud API. See the documentation for more information.

Spreadsheet ID (spreadsheet_id)

  • Environment variable: TAP_GOOGLE_SHEETS_SPREADSHEET_ID

The unique identifier for a spreadsheet.

Start Date (start_date)

  • Environment variable: TAP_GOOGLE_SHEETS_START_DATE

The absolute minimum start date to check if a file was modified.

User Agent (user_agent)

  • Environment variable: TAP_GOOGLE_SHEETS_USER_AGENT
  • Default Value: tap-google-sheets via Meltano

Used to identify the tap in the Google Remote API logs.

Something missing?

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Edit it on GitHub!

Looking for help?

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