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WordPress: Enabling XML-RPC


This article will explain how to enable XML-RPC from within the WordPress Admin Dashboard. XML-RPC is need to make posts from a desktop client or the hostmonster Enage panel.

Logging into the WordPress Dashboard

  1. Login to the WordPress Dashboard by visiting your blog, and adding wp-admin to the end of the URL.

  2. Enter the admin Username and Password.

  3. This will bring up the WordPress Dashboard.

Enabling XML-RPC

Once you are logged into WordPress you will need to enable XML-RPC.

  1. Choose Settings

  2. Click Writting

  3. Under Remote Publishing enable XML-RPC

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