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

Next steps

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


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 If you find they are out of date, please consider updating them by making a pull request to the YAML file that defines the capabilities for this extractor.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

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


The tap-twitter 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.

Bearer Token (bearer_token)

  • Environment variable: TAP_TWITTER_BEARER_TOKEN

The bearer token to authenticate against the Twitter API using the OAuth 2.0 flow outlined here -

User Ids (user_ids)

  • Environment variable: TAP_TWITTER_USER_IDS

List of user IDs of Twitter accounts for which to fetch data

Url Patterns (url_patterns)

  • Environment variable: TAP_TWITTER_URL_PATTERNS

List of URL patterns for which to fetch tweets

Start Date (start_date)

  • Environment variable: TAP_TWITTER_START_DATE

The earliest record date to sync

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-twitter 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-twitter

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