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How to Disable XML-RPC in WordPress

XML-RPC is a remote procedure call which uses XML to to encode its calls and HTTP as a transport mechanism. XML-RPC can be called as a system which enable user to publish post from remote weblog client.

Though this function was added for user benefit, hacker or attacker try to send thousands of call to your server and try to make your website down. So if you are facing thousands of http request call, it would be beneficial to disable XML-RPC in WordPress.

We are going to mention Two ways with which you can disable your XML-RPC in WordPress

  1. Add the below code to your wp-config.php file.
    add_filter('xmlrpc_enabled', '__return_false');
  2. Add the below code .htaccess file.
     # Block WordPress xmlrpc.php requests
    order deny,allow
    deny from all
    allow from

    Using .htaccess you can allow your IP or particular IP and block rest of all.

Since, very few people use this system, it is better to turn it off.

How to Fix “Missing a Temporary Folder” Error in WordPress

This is common error which is caused by poor configuration of web hosting server. If your PHP setting is not configured properly you will receive error ” Missing a Temporary Folder” while uploading images on WordPress.

But do not worry, with simple tweak you can fix this problem on your WordPress website.

  1. First navigate wp-config.php file and edit it. Copy and paste the below code on it.
    define('WP_TEMP_DIR', dirname(__FILE__) . '/wp-content/temp/');
  2. Now go to /wp-content/ folder and create a new folder inside it. And name the new folder to “temp”How to Fix "Missing a Temporary Folder" Error in WordPress

That’s all! you are done. If you are still having this issue you need to contact with your web hosting provider.

There are many other issue on WordPress, so we would like to recommend you to choose best web hosting company rather than choosing the cheap web hosting provider.