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    http:////xmlrpc.php Error in Windows Live writer

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    I have seen the following error lately when I tried setting up my Windows live writer for the shoutmeloud at different location.

    xmlrpcerror 300x225 http://<hostname>/<wp path>/xmlrpc.php Error in Windows Live writer Xmlparce error

    http://<hostname>/<wp_path>/xmlrpc.php Error occurs because of two issues:

    • Xmlrpc not enabled
    • Proxy error

    In my case it was because of proxy error. Though I will cover both the ways to remove this error.

    Login to your wordpress admin dashboard under Settings>Writing under remote publishing Check mark in front of  XML-RPC

    remote publishing settings 150x150 http://<hostname>/<wp path>/xmlrpc.php Error in Windows Live writer Remote publishing settings

    This will enable the remote publishing and you will be able to connect or if you still get this error

    You can replace http://<hostname>/<wp_path>/xmlrpc.php With

    • http://www.yourdomain-name.com/xmlrpc.php
    • or http://www.yourdomain-name.com/blog/xmlrpc.php

    Depending on where your blog is installed.

    If this does not work for you the final solution will be Check proxy settings :

    live writer proxy settings 300x225 http://<hostname>/<wp path>/xmlrpc.php Error in Windows Live writer Window Live writer proxy setting

    You can change your proxy settings according to your environment. In my case removing proxy settings fixed the issue.

    Still have any question? I love questions.

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    kk

    Thanks for your wonderful post. I know it’s kind of stupidity to not to see that option while i was working my way in Worpress.

    Anyway, thanks to you that now i can use windows live writer to post easily.
    .-= kk ´s last blog ..Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu Episode 12 =-.

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    Harsh Agrawal

    Kk I understand sometime How frustrating it can be when WLW is not working. I’m glad this post helped you.

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    Aman

    I think the proxy system used by LiveWriter, and common Windows Apps, has problem. I still cannot use LiveWriter that behind proxy, same as IE and other M$ products, while I can use Firefox and Opera with the proxy server I’ve used.

    That’s really problem when I am not connected without this proxy server.
    The last chance is using proxifier method.

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    Javad

    Well, I just didn’t know that how should I replace something with “/” :D. But your artice was really useful and I could connect my WLW to my blog… Thank you very much….

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    LG

    I just wanted to say a sincere thanks, I had spent hours trying to connect to
    WLW until I came upon this article. After I tried (http://www.yourdomain-name.com/xmlrpc.php),I was able to connect. I am just now trying to set up my blog-however the learning curve is very steep, I bought the Thesis Theme
    and their support forum has been very helpful. Thanks again!

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    Harsh Agrawal

    Thanks LG for your comment and I’m happy that this tutorial also helped you. Regarding Thesis Theme, you will love your engagement with it.

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    Tammy aka @SkipsMKGirl

    I looked for a solution for this for nearly a week, THANK YOU for posting!

    Reply

    Robert

    thanks, worked! it’s people like you that keep my sanity!

    Robert

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