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

Next steps

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


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 If you find they are out of date, please consider updating them by making a pull request to the YAML file that defines the capabilities for this extractor.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

Question tags (tags)

  • Environment variable: TAP_STACKEXCHANGE_TAGS

Question tags to retrieve.

Site (site)

  • Environment variable: TAP_STACKEXCHANGE_SITE

StackExchange site to look for questions.

Stack App key (key)

  • Environment variable: TAP_STACKEXCHANGE_KEY

Key to receive a higher request quota.

Start date (start_date)

  • Environment variable: TAP_STACKEXCHANGE_START_DATE

The earliest record date to sync

Filter (filter)

  • Environment variable: TAP_STACKEXCHANGE_FILTER

Custom API filter to apply to all requests

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-stackexchange 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-stackexchange

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