Manage XML RPC

Enable/Disable XML-RPC for all or based on IP list, also you can control pingback and Unset X-Pingback from HTTP headers.

You can now disable XML-RPC to avoid Brute force attack for given IPs or can even enable access for some IPs. XML-RPC on WordPress is actually an API that gives developers who build mobile apps, desktop apps and other services, the ability to talk to a WordPress site. The XML-RPC API that WordPress provides gives developers, a way to write applications (for you) that can do many of the things that you can do when logged into WordPress via the web interface.

Step 1: Install it

Install this plugin by navigating Plugins -> Add New within your Admin dashboard, then searching for ' Plugin Name ', then click Install, then activate.
Alternatively you can head over here, download the plugin and then upload and extract it to your WordPress plugins folder.

Step 2: Use it

Use the plugin as shown in the below screenshots:

manage-xml-rpc tutorial screenshot 1
manage-xml-rpc tutorial screenshot 2
manage-xml-rpc tutorial screenshot 3

Reference

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