If you are using wordpress.com, enter your wordpress.com username and password. Then in the URL field, enter https://<blog_url>.wordpress.com/xmlrpc.php. You can refer to the official WordPress help page for more information.

Take note that the protocol is https:// not http:// .

Self-hosted WordPress Site
If you are using self-hosted WordPress, ensure that XML-RPC is enabled . XML-RPC functionality is turned on by default from WordPress 3.5. In previous versions of WordPress, XML-RPC was user enabled. To enable, go to Settings > Writing > Remote Publishing and check the checkbox. Enter your username and password. The URL should look like:


If you are unsure of the URL, you can test it from your browser. The correct page should output:

XML-RPC server accepts POST requests only.

Read more from the WordPress.org API page.
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