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wp.getUsersBlogs XMLRPC Brute Force Attack/Vulnerability

After the holiday weekend, one of the larger sites I manage had a brute force attack on it. The attacker was attempting to use the wp.getUsersBlogs function and a list of popular usernames and ...
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XML-RPC: Add category to post data

I have a service that puts a daily post to my blog via XML-RPC. It doesn't offer me any control of what category it goes into so I want to just add a filter/hook to add the category I want into the ...
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XMLRPC and Underscored custom fields

I was creating my application to automate all of my blogs from my desktop. Target, I'll post blog. That's all. I used XMLRPC service, as you know "xmlrpc.php". I built many of parts, near to done... ...
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Set default custom post type for XML-RPC

So now that it is possible to work with Custom Post Types over XML-RPC, has anyone figured out a way to set the post type for all items coming in via XLM-RPC to a default post type? IFTTT has a ...
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Execute upgrade-theme with coding

I'm executing some functions remotely from xmlprc with wordpress. I would like to run upgrade-theme remotely for theme that I develop. Assume that wp knows there is new version of theme. ...
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Change post format using custom field

I'm creating a theme using the CF Post Formats plugin. But I've run into some trouble I don't know how to solve. Here's what I want to be able to do: Create a new standard-format post Enter a url ...
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How to validate XML-RPC post creation and cancel when needed?

I have an IFTTT recipe that creates posts for me on some occasion, but for some weird reason it creates three, sometimes four posts of the same content. I would like to add an add_action ...
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X-Pingback and XMLRPC

According to old post: How to secure WordPress XMLRPC?, every API require authentication. So, what is the point of adding X-Pingback in every public request? curl -I http://ma.tt .. X-Pingback: ...
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Multisite -> XMLRPC

On my site I have Multisite enabled. XMLRPC works on the main site (www.hostname.com/xmlrpc.php), but when I try www.hostname.com/subblog/xmlrpc.php, it returns a 404 error.
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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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Working code example of PHP XML-RPC connex to site?

I'm working on an integration between an outside app (which needs to pull user names and some taxonomy data, and create new posts) and a WordPress site. I'm running the latest build of WP (4.0). The ...
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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 ...
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Can't connect to blog with Windows Live Writer

Until recently I was able to use Windows Live Writer to write my blog posts. A few days ago I had to reinstall my computer. I also reinstalled WLW and tried to reconfigure my blog, but I got 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 ...
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Restrict access to xmlrpc.php

I am fairly new to Wordpress and I recently noted a huge amount of traffic hitting the following: 162.242.170.222 - - [01/Aug/2014:08:18:54 -0500] "POST /xmlrpc.php HTTP/1.0" 503 4859 162.242.170.222 ...
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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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Media is not getting uploaded on specific site using wordpress xml-rpc

I am using WordPress XML-RPC to create post from one WordPress site to another WordPress site. Following is my code, my code is using these two functions. function ...
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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 ...
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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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xmlrpc.php act as threat to wordpress security? [duplicate]

please could any one suggest what are the necessary steps needs to make wordpress sites more secure. i know it is kind of general question but still if still any hacks which improves security of ...
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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 ...
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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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Use WordPress as authentication for custom app

I am in the process of developing a custom web application which will require users to login. We have developed a WordPress website to manage the signup and payment/subscriptions for the application. ...
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How to secure WordPress XMLRPC?

XMLRPC is great for remote publishing to WordPress, but there has been many security issues attributed to it. How do it make it more secure? More specifically, only user from the intranet will be ...
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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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Is there any Image size limit for wordpress xml-rpc

I'm creating a plugin using the xml-rpc to send images, Im able to send small images. those are less than 1 mb, But i cant send bigger images. they wont be uploaded using the wp.uploadFile. I ...
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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> ...
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XML-RPC Response from server does not contain valid XML

I have previously succeeded in making 200 post via XMLRPC, but strangely 3 days ago I got the error message "Response from server does not contain a valid XML". I've been looking for solutions of ...
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How do I programmatically create new posts of a custom post type over the XML-RPC API?

I would like to programmatically create posts of a custom post type with custom taxonomies over the XML-RPC API. This is what I have so far: <?php class XMLRPClientWordPress { var $XMLRPCURL ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...