tap-lightdash from gthesheep

Business Intelligence Platform

The tap-lightdash Meltano extractor pulls data from Lightdash that can then be sent to a destination using a loader.

Other Available Variants

  • gthesheep (default)Built with the Meltano SDK

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

Next steps

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


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 If you find they are out of date, please consider updating them by making a pull request to the YAML file that defines the capabilities for this extractor.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

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


The tap-lightdash 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.

URL (url)

  • Environment variable: TAP_LIGHTDASH_URL

URL of your Lightdash instance

Username (username)

  • Environment variable: TAP_LIGHTDASH_USERNAME

Username to authenticate with

Password (password)

  • Environment variable: TAP_LIGHTDASH_PASSWORD

Password for authentication

Personal Access Token (personal_access_token)


Personal access token to authenticate against the API service

Something missing?

This page is generated from a YAML file that you can contribute changes to.

Edit it on GitHub!

Looking for help?

If you're having trouble getting the tap-lightdash 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


meltano add extractor tap-lightdash

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