Wordpress supports the xml-rpc protocol, which is a way for third party software to communicate with the WP admin, for instance to create or delete posts. The protocol is a favourite target of hackers.

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XMLRPC - getPosts - How to call from remote site?

For the purpose of this question, I have two WordPress websites. Let's call them "Portfolio" and "News". Portfolio is a "pages" only website while "News" is a "posts" only website. On the Portfolio ...
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XML RPC -> Create User

I am using the WordPress API via XML RPC and it does not support creating new users. How can I go about sending a users first name, last name, email, password and photo to the XML RPC to achieve this?...
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XML-RPC: How to add media caption to uploaded image?

I need to migrate non-WP data from an SQL database to posts in WP, and thought that using XML-RPC in a closed environment before deploying was a smart solution. This is my first WP project, so I'm ...
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Custom xmlrpc request does not pass parameters?

Here is what I have: function xmlrpc_login($args){ //this code actually runs var_dump($args); // is NULL ...other logic that needs the args values... } function xmlrpc_add_methods($...
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Access post ID in “content_save_pre”

First time poster, pardon my mistakes. I am trying to use the content_save_pre filter to grab a URL in the first line of a post and save it into a custom meta, and also set the post format as a link. ...
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Send an extra parameter with xml-rpc login?

New to xml-rpc with wordpress. I am trying to add a 3rd login parameter for security reasons to the xml-rpc connection. As it stands the default login only accepts a username and password. On our ...
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Modifying Wordpress XML-RPC Built-Ins

In short, I want to be able to modify the wp.getPost response to also return additional data, like the permalink. I thought it would be as easy as just calling the same function the xml-rpc code ...
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Remotely search WordPress sites using xml-rpc

This is the scenario: There are say 3 sites - A, B and C. Sites A and B have several custom posts. Now, from site C, I'd like to make a search for the posts in sites A and B. After reading up ...
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How to remove Pingbacks and xmlrpc?

How can I remove totally the pingbacks and xmlrpc? I've already disabled the allow pingbacks in my wp settings but nothing happen. Also I put this code in functions.php. function remove_x_pingback($...
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Using XML RPC to import data into WordPress

I've been asked to create a website in WordPress that should display many phone operators/agents who can be called from a given phone number on the website. So far so good but the website should ...
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wordpress inserting posts programatically through a url

I have to insert posts programatically in Wordpress. I want that I should be able to publish posts via a url. Something like www.mypage.com/insertnewpost.php?title=blah&content=blahblahblah&...
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Wordpress can't find IXR_Client

Trying: $client = new IXR_Client('http://othersite.com/xmlrpc.php'); I get the error Fatal error: Class 'IXR_Client' not found in footer.php I can see the class in wp-includes/class-IXR.php, and ...
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Most efficient way to insert a post outside WordPress?

I need to insert a post via PHP outside the Wordpress environment (but on the same server) and I'm looking for the most efficient way to do this. I was thinking about 2 solutions: 1) Using XML-RPC, ...
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Do I need to instantiate the XMLRPC class or any class in another class to access its methods?

I would like to use some of the methods of the XML RPC class, "wp_xmlrpc_server" in my own class. Is this class instantiated already or should I declare it myself? If so how?
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Custom category for posts via XMLRPC

I have a blog located at one site that when I post into a category, it will auto-post via XMLRPC to another site of mine. This functionality works, but I would like to assign a category to these ...
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XML RPC post produces immediate revision with odd post_date_gmt

I am sending a post to Wordpress 3.8 with XML RPC. Here is the raw XML being sent to wordpress: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <methodCall> <methodName>wp.newPost</...
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How to read newpost return post ID value as integer for xmlrpc

I would like to read the $remote_id as integer, $remote_id should be post_id after executing metaweblog.newpost. Does anyone know how to transform the data as integer? Here are the codes below: $...
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Call specific plugin update

I'm looking for way to update specific plugin via xmlrpc api. There is no exposed any function for do upgrades. I've tried to visit http://example.com/wp-admin/update.php?action=upgrade-plugin&...
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metaWeblog.getRecentPosts is returning nothing in my iphone app

metaWeblog.getRecentPosts is returning nothing in my iphone app, follwong is my objective c code to call that method,xml-rpc wordpress methods like wp.getUsers are working fine, but the methods ...
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Clean/filter HTML inserted to post content by XML RPC

An external service that uses XML RPC to publish some posts on my site adds some unwanted CSS styles and HTML to the post content. I would like to clean it up using a HTML cleaner that I've built ...
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Get Post meta via XML-RPC using wp.getPost

I am trying to get the value of two post meta fields using wp.getPost. I can get custom fields and the normal post fields but I can't seem to get the meta values associated with the post. I have ...
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Store source permalink on XMLRPC calls

In a theme I'm developing, I need to link to the source post when the post has been stored using XMLRPC. That implies that every time Wordpress asks for a permalink (using get_permalink()) the theme ...
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Can I Remove xmlrpc.php completely?

My site is getting a lot of malicious traffic to domain.com/xmlrpc.php, to the point that the server is not being able to handle it. I tried to disable it via the wp-config.php, by adding this line: ...
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How to get all posts (in chunks) via XML-RPC?

I would like to retrieve all posts of a blog via the XML-RPC API of Wordpress. There are the methods of blogger.getRecentPosts and metaWeblog.getRecentPosts which - given a sufficiently high value as ...
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Creating post content from external web scraper via JSON or RPC

I'm looking for a way to post content from a web scraper external to our Wordpress site to post content its scraped into our site. Right now, I have the scraped content formatted into JSON. Could I ...
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Each user can edit only one page

I have website that let the user publish her business. Each business has a private page with some details and an image gallery. Each business owner has a user. I should make, that each user (each ...
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How to list updates using WordPress XML-RPC methods

Can any one tell me how I can list the updates using WordPress XML-RPC methods, like how we list posts and comments using wp.getPosts and wp.GetComments. I searched for the methods but I couldn't find ...
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wp.getUsers XML-RPC method is returning only 50 users, how can i get all the users

In my iphone app i am trying to list out all the users using the wp.getUsers XML-RPC method, but its not returning all the users, in that blog i have around 180 members , but it has returned only 50 ...
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XML-RPC and $wpdb

Is it possible to use wordpress xml-rpc and $wpdb ? I need to send some params and get answer in real time ... In this link: http://codex.wordpress.org/XML-RPC_WordPress_API/ I just found some info,...
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Extending xml rpc - best practice

I need to add custom methods to the Xml-Rpc file and have found the following: // Custom plugins add_filter('xmlrpc_methods', 'custom_xmlrpc_methods'); function custom_xmlrpc_methods($methods) { ...
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Possible to filter the posts or categories that XML-RPC users see in their mobile application?

Is it possible to filter the posts or categories that XML-RPC users see in their mobile application? I have a plugin that hooks into pre_get_posts and list_terms_exclusions to do what I need it to do....
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Adding custom menu widget to sidebar programatically [duplicate]

I am trying to add custom menu widget to the sidebar. I am not working on wordpress directly, but I am using an xml-rpc calls to manage worpdress site (it is possible via http://wordpress.org/extend/...
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Is it possible to change a blog's theme through XML-RPC command? (and if so how?)

I can't seem to find such an option listed here: http://codex.wordpress.org/XML-RPC_wp#wp.setOptions Does it exist? Thanks.
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How to process shortcodes in XML-RPC

Firstly, I know that XML-RPC is designed to send out the raw post data, but I need it to expand shortcodes out. I don't use it for posting so it won't be an issue there, but there are services that ...
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xmlrpc_enabled filter not called

Since WordPress 3.5, the core developers have decided to keep xml rpc enabled by default and there are no options in the Admin to disable it. This blog post explains how to disable it by modifying ...
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Storing an XML Response (Transient)?

Haven't worked much with XML so I'm hitting a bit of a wall: function getapi() { $api_response = wp_remote_get( "http://example.com/getXML" ); $data = wp_remote_retrieve_body( $...
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Multiple new posts using XML-RPC?

Is it possible to create multiple posts in one XML-RPC request? I've searched everywhere, but did not find any info. I suppose it isn't possible.
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Using Microsift Word/Outlook for content publishing to Wordpress

I am tasked with building an tool to allow users to publish to Wordpress from their PC using MS Word and Outlook. I know, completely defeat the purpose of having Wordpress, but the basic requirement ...
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xmlrpc how to check for errors

I am trying to post to wordpress with XMLRPC using this tutorial:http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/creative-coding/xml-rpc-in-wordpress/ the problem is that tutorial does not have any kind of check ...
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Checking post format during xmlrpc_publish_post

WordPress apparently stores post format information outside of the $post object. During publish_post this isn't (usually) a problem because you can check on formats via get_post_format( $post->ID ) ...
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Create a “feed” from one WordPress site to another?

I know there a way to use XML-RPC to transfer past posts from one WordPress site to another, but I am wondering if there is a way to create a constantly updating feed of posts of a certain type. That ...
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Why is minimum_args protected?

Why is $wp_xmlrpc_server->minimum_args protected? It seems like as much of a utility method as $wp_xmlrpc_server->login. Is there some other way to sanitize the inputs for length or do I have to ...
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custom XMLRPC method plus authentication of user & WooCommerce order

I'm working with a custom XML-RPC method to capture some information for a plugin I am building. When activated the user has to authenticate themselves by entering there user/password given to them ...
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XML-RPC and post_date

I'm trying to set the post_date via XML-RPC and keep getting an error saying the XML isn't formatted properly. The code goes something like: $post = get_post( $post_id ); $response = $client->...
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Automated posting to wordpress from commandline or XMLRPC API on Dreamhost

I operate several wordpress sites on Dreamhost. I have some automated scripts that I want to be able to automatically post to the wordpress blogs. I can do this via a command-line tool or via the XML-...
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Page content sent from XML RPC is corrupted

I am using python-wordpress-xmlrpc to edit a page to wordpress, I generate some HTML and I am sending it to wordpress. The content is a piece of valid html code, it consists of regular html tags and ...
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wp.getComments is returning nill, when i called from my iphone app

i have called wp.getComments from my iphone app, but its returning nil,, following r my parameters can anybody tell me where i gone wrong NSDictionary *DicCommentStructure = [NSDictionary ...
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How pull wordpress blog data using Blogger API using python

Wordpress mentioned that it supports Blogger API (link). So, can anyone tell me how to use Blogger API (using python) v3 to pull wordpress public blogs data. Or, is there any wordpress API to pull ...
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Enabling XML-RPC Accross 500 blogs

How would I update 500 different blogs hosted on separate hosting accounts and enable xml-rpc publishing? We are writing a unified system for our clients who use a customized deployment of WP, ...
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Problem with Create Post using metaWeblog.newPost or wp_insert_post

I have succesfully create new post by using the api metaWeblog.newPost. I can see the new post created under the All Posts admin page. But the problem is it won't show on the homepage. Ii will only ...