Category: Security

What Is Xmlrpc.php in WordPress and Why You Should Disable It

WordPress has always had inbuilt features that let you remotely interact with your site. Face it, sometimes you’ll need to access your website and your computer won’t be anywhere nearby. For a long time, the solution was a file named xmlrpc.php. But in recent years, the file has become more of a pest than a …

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Password Protect WordPress Admin (wp-admin) Directory

Login to your cPanel. Scroll down till you see the Security Tab. Click on the “Password Protect Directories” icon. When you click on that, a lightbox popup will show up asking for directory location. Just click on web root. Once you are there, navigate to the folder where your WordPress is hosted. Then click on …

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