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Qlik Web Connectors

The Qlik Web Connectors package is a light-weight web service that helps you fetch data from many social media and web-based data sources.

The Qlik Web Connectors help you connect to your social media or web-based data source through the specific web APIs and fetch the data that you want. All you have to do is select what kind of data and how much data you want to fetch then the Qlik Web Connectors generate Qlik Sense and QlikView load scripts that you can paste into script editor.

Information noteQlik Web Connectors are not available in Qlik Sense SaaS.

What's new in this version

For a complete history of changes through all versions, see Version history.

June 2022

Facebook Insights connector

The App Insights API has been deprecated.

Unsupported connectors

The following connectors will no longer be supported:

  • The Bitly V2 connector is no longer supported.

  • The Mailbox POP3 connector is no longer supported.

  • The Google AdWords connector is no longer supported. This connector has been replaced with the Google Ads Connector. If you have an existing AdWords Query Language (AWQL), you can migrate it to the Google Ads Query Language (GAQL). For more information, see Query Migration Tool.

March 2022

Amazon S3

The Amazon S3 Connector supports AWS PrivateLink. PrivateLink allows you to access Amazon S3 data from a Qlik Sense server that does not have internet access for security reasons.

OData connector

The OData connector can now load data from JSON formatted tables.

New connectors

The following connectors have been added:

  • Google Ads

Unsupported connectors

The following connectors will no longer be supported:

  • The Google AdWords Connector will no longer be supported on April 27, 2022. You can migrate to the new Google Ads Connector.

Qlik Sense compatibility

The Qlik Web Connectors package must be installed manually for Qlik Sense.

Version compatibility
Qlik Web Connectors version Qlik Sense versions
March 2022 February 2020 or later
December 2021 November 2019 or later
June 2021 November 2019 or later
December 2020 February 2020 or later
March 2020 February 2020 or later
May 2019 May 2019 or later

QlikView compatibility

The Qlik Web Connectors package must be installed manually for QlikView.

Version compatibility
Qlik Web Connectors version QlikView versions
March 2022 April 2020 or later
December 2021 April 2019 or later
June 2021 April 2019 or later
December 2020

April 2019 or later

March 2020

April 2019 or later

May 2019

April 2019 or later

Version history

December 2021

.NET Framework

Qlik Web Connectors now requires .NET Framework 4.8.

Connectors that have been removed

The following connectors have been removed:

Unsupported connectors

The following connectors will no longer be supported:

  • Bitly V2 (February 2022)

Changes to connector APIs

The following connectors have been upgraded to use the latest API versions. Upgrades that may result in breaking changes can be found in the release notes.

June 2021

Unsupported connectors

  • The Google AdSense Connector will no longer be supported on October 12, 2021.

Changes to connector APIs

The following connectors have been upgraded to use the latest API versions. Upgrades that may result in breaking changes can be found in the release notes.

February 2021

Premium Web Connectors

As of February 1, 2021, Premium Web Connectors do not require a separate license. They are available to all Qlik Sense Enterprise on Windows and QlikView customers who have a paid subscription or current support agreement.

These are the connectors that no longer require a separate license:

December 2020

.NET Framework

Qlik Web Connectors now requires .NET Framework 4.7.2.

Connectors that have been removed

The following connectors have been removed:

  • YouTube Data Connector
  • Slack Connector. Replaced with Slack V2 Connector.
  • Bitly Connector. Replaced with Bitly V2 Connector.
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM Connector. Replaced with Microsoft Dynamics CRM V2 Connector.

March 2020

New connectors

The following connectors are now available as premium connectors which require a subscription.

  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM V2 Connector
  • Slack V2 Connector

The following connectors are now available as standard connectors which do not require a subscription.

  • OneDrive V2 Connector

Deprecated connectors

The following connectors have been moved to or removed from the deprecated connectors list.

  • Adobe Analytics (Omniture) Connector (removed)
  • Google BigQuery Connector (removed)
  • Google DoubleClick For Advertisers Connector (removed)
  • MongoDB Connector (removed)
  • OneDrive Connector (replaced with OneDrive V2 Connector)
  • Slack Connector (replaced with Slack V2 Connector)

Changes to connector APIs

The following connectors have been upgraded to use the latest API versions. Upgrades that may result in breaking changes can be found in the release notes.

  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM V2 Connector has been upgraded to v9.0 of the Microsoft Dynamics API.

  • OneDrive V2 Connector has been upgraded to v1.0 of the OneDrive API.

May 2019

New connectors

The following connectors are now available as standard connectors which do not require a subscription.

  • GitHub Connector
  • Watson Natural Language Understanding Connector

Changed connectors

The following connectors have been renamed.

  • The Google DoubleClick for Publishers Connector has been renamed to Google Ad Manager Connector

Changes to connector APIs

The following connectors have been upgraded to use the latest API versions. Upgrades that may result in breaking changes can be found in the release notes.

  • Google Ad Manager Connector (formerly Google DoubleClick for Publishers) has been upgraded to v201902 of the Ad Manager API.

  • Facebook Insights Connector has been upgraded to v3.2 of the Insights API.