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This page contains the setup guide and reference information for the PostHog source connector.


  • api_key - obtain Private API Key for your account following these steps
  • base_url - '' by default, but it can be different if self-hosted posthog instances is used

Setup guide

Step 1: Set up PostHog

  • PostHog Account

Step 2: Set up the PostHog connector in Airbyte

For Airbyte Cloud:

  1. Log into your Airbyte Cloud account.
  2. In the left navigation bar, click Sources. In the top-right corner, click +new source.
  3. On the Set up the source page, enter the name for the PostHog connector and select PostHog from the Source type dropdown.
  4. Enter your apikey.
  5. Enter your start_date.
  6. Change default base_url if self-hosted posthog instances is used
  7. Click Set up source.

For Airbyte OSS:

  1. Navigate to the Airbyte Open Source dashboard.
  2. Set the name for your source.
  3. Enter your api_key.
  4. Enter your start_date.
  5. Change default base_url if self-hosted posthog instances is used
  6. Click Set up source.

Supported streams and sync modes

Performance considerations

The PostHog API doesn't have any known request limitation. Please create an issue if you see any rate limit issues that are not automatically retried successfully.


VersionDatePull RequestSubject
0.1.102023-04-1524084Increase events streams batch size
0.1.92023-02-1322906Specified date formatting in specification
0.1.82022-11-1118993connector migrated to low-code, added projects,insights streams, added project based slicing for all other streams
0.1.72022-07-2614585Add missing 'properties' field to event attributes
0.1.62022-01-208617Update connector fields title/description
0.1.52021-12-249082Remove obsolete session_events and insights streams
0.1.42021-09-146058Support self-hosted posthog instances
0.1.32021-07-204001Incremental streams read only relevant pages
0.1.22021-07-154692Use account information for checking the connection
0.1.12021-07-054539Add AIRBYTE_ENTRYPOINT env variable for kubernetes support
0.1.02021-06-083768Initial Release