xmlrpc in Wordpress leaves your site vulnerable to attacks and bot spam which can cause denial of service issues for your site.
The past two weeks have been tough for DragonBlogger.com as the site had been dealing with intermittent 502 errors and problems that cut visitors by 40% and left many unable to join giveaways and admins unable to login to write any new articles or do any editing. I hadn’t had a single problem in 10 [...]
After troubleshooting for several hours earlier today I was getting 500 errors when trying to publish to my Wordpress blog via Live Writer or Word 2010. Would get a standard Wordpress xmlrpc 500 error trying to hit xmlrpc.php but the thing was I can hit the page directly and it was working for my other [...]