tap-outbrain from dbt-labs

Web Advertising Platform

The tap-outbrain extractor pulls data from Outbrain 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-outbrain extractor to your project using
    meltano add
  2. meltano add extractor tap-outbrain
  3. Configure the tap-outbrain settings using
    meltano config
  4. meltano config tap-outbrain set --interactive
  5. Test that extractor settings are valid using
    meltano config
  6. meltano config tap-outbrain test

Next steps

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


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 If you find they are out of date, please consider updating them by making a pull request to the YAML file that defines the capabilities for this extractor.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

Password (password)

  • Environment variable: TAP_OUTBRAIN_PASSWORD

The Outbrain password to go along with username.

Start Date (start_date)

  • Environment variable: TAP_OUTBRAIN_START_DATE

Determines how much historical data will be extracted. Please be aware that the larger the time period and amount of data, the longer the initial extraction can be expected to take.

Username (username)

  • Environment variable: TAP_OUTBRAIN_USERNAME

The Outbrain username used to generate an Amplify API token.

Account Id (account_id)

  • Environment variable: TAP_OUTBRAIN_ACCOUNT_ID

The Marketer ID (unique to each account) in Outbrain. Looks like 00f4b02153ee75f3c9dc4fc128ab041962.

Access Token (access_token)

  • Environment variable: TAP_OUTBRAIN_ACCESS_TOKEN

An optional argument. If provided, this will be used as the access token, and a new one won't be generated.

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-outbrain 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-outbrain

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