The tap-instagram Meltano extractor pulls data from Instagram 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-instagram extractor to your project using meltano add :

    meltano add extractor tap-instagram
  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 #

The settings for extractor tap-instagram 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.

IG User IDs (ig_user_ids) #

Array of user IDs for Instagram Business users

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-instagram set ig_user_ids '[...]'

export TAP_INSTAGRAM_IG_USER_IDS='[...]'

Access Token (access_token) #

A long-lived user access token. See README in Github Repo for more details.

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-instagram set access_token <access_token>

export TAP_INSTAGRAM_ACCESS_TOKEN=<access_token>

Looking for help? #

If you're having trouble getting the tap-instagram 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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