Allowing Shareaholic for WordPress & Drupal to work with your firewall


This page provides some technical information about Shareaholic for network administrators, server admins, and web hosts.

Allowing Shareaholic for WordPress & Shareaholic for Drupal to work with your firewall

In order for a WordPress or Drupal powered site to use Shareaholic, it needs to be able to make outgoing TCP connections to servers at If your network or host normally blocks outgoing connections from your public web servers, you'll need to add a firewall rule permitting connections to Shareaholic.

If your security filters allow exceptions based on hostnames or IP addresses, you should permit connections on port 80 and 443 to:


Most Shareaholic API calls will be made to a host name of the form, where api_key is an alphanumeric string that is different for each web site owner. API calls are made on port 443 by default.

If you have any questions about this information or need further technical details, please contact Shareaholic support.

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