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Disable XML-RPC in WordPress to Prevent DDoS Attack

Written by andy onOctober 20, 2017

Add the following code to wp-config.php

add_filter('xmlrpc_enabled', '__return_false');

Input the following code near the top of .htaccess file:

# START XML RPC BLOCKING
< Files xmlrpc.php >
Order Deny,Allow
Deny from all
< /Files >
# FINISH XML RPC BLOCKING