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Disable XML-RPC

Disables the XML-RPC API in WordPress 3.5+, which is enabled by default.
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Plugin Information

Pretty simply, this plugin uses the built-in WordPress filter “xmlrpc_enabled” to disable the XML-RPC API on a WordPress site running 3.5 or above.

Philip Erb  
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No adware

By tomhung on September 9, 2022

No adware

Not working (WP 5.8.3)

By Илья (letraceursnork) on February 4, 2022

It just doesn't working

Excellent product!

By ryazhari on August 18, 2021

I have used this product on a dozen of the websites I have built and have had positive results without exception. This plugin simplifies the process of securing my websites by disabling XML-RPC, and has worked on all versions of WordPress I have used it with over the past couple of years. Great product, Highly recommended!

Plugin working fine on WP 5.6

By Felipe Romero (feliperomero) on December 11, 2020

Plugin is working just fine on WordPress 5.6. Cheers.

Not working

By advantagen on June 5, 2020

I'll add my voice to the growing choir of people saying this plugin no long works, unfortunately. At least not with WordPress v5.4.1. On the plus, all one has to do is change the permission of the xmlrpc.php (in the root of any WordPress domain) to 600, and problem solved.

Not working now

By iamphree on September 2, 2019

xmlrpc.php file Still alive

Not Working

By tesproje on August 5, 2018

My xmlrpc.php file still active. Doesn't working anymore

It works

By 8x7b3o6g6o5c9ln (martianworm17) on September 15, 2017

Thanks for this plugin. There's an instruction on FAQ on how to confirm if it's already working or not.


By Harry (dibbyo456) on August 27, 2017

Working as expected. Thank you very much.

Remarkably effective

By tonvandervalk66 on August 21, 2017

Thanks a lot! Saves me another premium security plugin. I wonder why this option is not build in jetpack or wordpress standard.

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