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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 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 visiting your blog, and adding wp-admin to the end of the URL.
  • Enter the Admin Username and Password.

Enabling XML-RPC

Once you are logged into WordPress you will need to enable XML-RPC. From the WordPress Dashboard:

  1. Choose Settings
  2. Click Writing
  3. Under Remote Publishing enable XML-RPC