Alibaba and digitalocean don't work together

Posted July 25, 2016 3.6k views


i’m using wordpress + woocommerce to build an online shop, i’m depending on 2 modules to import products from both Amazon and Aliexpress.

both modules are using wp_remote_get() method to import the products and images.
wp_remote_get() work successfully with Amazon module, but it gives error when it comes to Alibaba.

does digitalocean forbid communicating with Alibaba api, or what can i do to get it work ??

edited by kamaln7

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We do not place any type of blocks or restrictions on this type of communication. What error are you receiving when this occurs?

This is the error message (Alibaba error code: -1 - no response from alibaba Api!).

when i asked the plugin creators, they told me that their plugin is tested on too many server and working as expected.

and i have to contact my hosting to enable this link, this is the message from their support

( Please contact your webhost and ask them to enable external connection to )

@navarisun - Are you sure it’s not

yes they told me so, the creators of the plugin


can anybody please help me about this issue,

i have tested the plugin and it’s successfully working everywhere except for the digitalocean server ??!!

still struggling with the issue, any help pls