How to connect with Ahrefs

Ahrefs is known as the world’s largest index of live backlinks, so of course, we have its native integration!

Integrate Ahrefs into DashThis

Permissions: No specific permissions are required however, you do need to have a subscription that allows you to use the integration. For more information, please verify your subscription HERE.

Depending on the plan you've subscribed to, there are different limits on the number of requests that can be made to the API. Learn more on Ahrefs pricing. For any questions concerning your subscription, please contact an Ahrefs representative directly.


Step 1 – Go to DashThis and click on the integrations page


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Step 2 - Scroll or search through the list of available integrations and click on ADD + beside Adform  
Step 3 - You’re then redirected to Ahrefs sign-in page. Sign in as usual - If you are already connected to your account, a pop-up will appear asking if you would like to allow access to DashThis, please click allow

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The integration is now added to your DashThis account 🙌 Now that DashThis has access to your data, you have to add your sources manually (see below)


Next step: Add your sources manually


  • Under connected integrations (on the right) find Ahrefs and click on the pencil icon

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  • You will then be asked to complete the following steps (1, 2, and 3)

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1. Give your source a name
: It can be anything you want. This name will be how your client will be designated in our tool.

2. Provider Key: It’s the website URL.

3. Add Client 


Important: Please note that HTTP and HTTPS sites are tracked separately by Ahrefs. Therefore, you need to add both as sources in DashThis to track them. If you omit the “HTTP” or “HTTPS” of an URL,  both results in your source will show in your data (e.g.,, or, or, or



Should you need any assistance with Ahrefs, please reach out to our Support Team 🤘


What's next:

Ahrefs metrics and dimensions

Ahrefs notes/limitations