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WordPress: Enabling XML-RPC

Summary

This article will explain how to enable XML-RPC from within the WordPress Admin Dashboard. XML-RPC needs to make posts from a desktop client or the Bluehost Engage panel. 



Logging into the WordPress Dashboard

  1. Log in to the WordPress Dashboard by adding wp-admin to the end of the URL.
    e.g., http://example.com/wp-admin.
  2. Enter the Admin Username or Email Address.
  3. Enter the Admin Password.
  4. Click the Log in button.
    wp-admin-login

Enabling XML-RPC

XML-RPC functionality is turned on by default. If it's not enabled, you may follow these steps:

  1. Click the Settings tab from the side navigation menu to the left.
  2. Click the Writing from the sub-menu.
    wordpress-setting-writing
  3. Locate the Remote Publishing section, put a check in the checkbox, and then click the Save Changes button.
    wordpress-remote-publishing

Note: If you want to modify or configure the XML -RPC on your dashboard, you can visit this article WordPress XML-RPC to search for a plugin that works best for you. For more information on how to install a WordPress plugin, you may also visit this article, WordPress: Installing Plugins