Rémy Bortoli Updated by Rémy Bortoli

Retrieve datasets from a portal.

This page is about harvesting data from to an Opendatasoft platform. To learn how to harvest data from Opendatasoft to please visit the article Reference your datasets on
This harverster is not available by default. Please contact Opendatasoft for its activation





Organization ID (organization_id)

The identifier of the organization you want to harvest.

You can find the identifier for a specific organization as follows:

  1. Go to
  2. Search for an organization
  3. Click on the desired result to open it
  4. On the desired organization page, you'll find the  under the "Informations techniques" section

534fff75a3a7292c64a77de4 is the identifier for etalab

Filter parameter name (filter_name)

The name of the parameter you want to pass to the API to filter the request that will be performed:

  • tag is used to filter datasets associated with a specific keyword
  • license is used to filter datasets published under a specific license
  • temporal_coverage is used to filter datasets with data covering a specific period
  • geozone is used to filter datasets with data covering a specific geographical area
  • granularity is used to filter datasets with a specific territorial coverage granularity
  • format is used to filter datasets published under a specific format


Filter parameter value (filter_value)

The value of the filter parameter

The value for some filter parameters has a very specific syntax. When performing a search on, the URL is of the form[filter_name]=[filter_value]. You can retrieve the values from the URL to set your harvester.

2020-01-01-2020-12-31 is the value for temporal-coverage if you want to filter datasets covering the period starting from 01 January 2020 to 31 December 2020

Attachment (attachment)

Select this checkbox to attach resources as attachments instead of using them as sources.

How did we do?

Socrata harvester

data.json harvester


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