Access Discourse in Excel


Returns a specific metric for each day during a period of your choice.

  • Global (visits, signups, profile views, topics, posts, likes, flags, bookmarks, emails)
  • Views (total, crawls, logged in, anonymous)
  • HTTP (chose between various HTTP types)
  • Mobile (visits, logged in, anonymous)


  • List - Returns a list of users. Filter results by type:
    • Active
    • New
    • Staff
    • Suspended
    • Blocked
    • Suspect
  • Lookup - Get a single user.
  • Search - Search users by query.


  • Top - Get the top topics. Filter results by Period:
    • All, Quarterly, Monthly, Weekly, Daily
  • Latest - Get the latest topics.
  • Lookup - Get a single topic.
  • From Category - Get a list of topics in the specified category.
  • Search - Search topics by query.


  • List - Get the latest posts.
  • Lookup - Get a single post.
  • Search - Search posts by query.


  • Latest - Returns a list of categories.
  • Search - Search categories by query.


  • List - Returns a list of badges.
  • For User - Get a list of badges assigned to a user.


Add from Manager

The Discourse Connector is available in the Connectors Manager in the top ribbon:

Head over to the Social Category and install Discourse:

Get API key

To use the Connector you will need to create an API Key.

  1. Head over to the admin panel and generate an API key:

  2. Next, copy and paste the key in the Connector Settings menu inside Excel. Also enter your Dicourse server URL and Username:


This connector suite is open-sourced on GitHub.


Official Documentation


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