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xmlrpc_enabled filter-hook . WP 3.5.0

Filters whether XML-RPC methods requiring authentication are enabled.

Contrary to the way it's named, this filter does not control whether XML-RPC is fully enabled, rather, it only controls whether XML-RPC methods requiring authentication - such as for publishing purposes - are enabled.

Further, the filter does not control whether pingbacks or other custom endpoints that don't require authentication are enabled. This behavior is expected, and due to how parity was matched with the enable_xmlrpc UI option the filter replaced when it was introduced in 3.5.

To disable XML-RPC methods that require authentication, use:

add_filter( 'xmlrpc_enabled', '__return_false' );

For more granular control over all XML-RPC methods and requests, see the xmlrpc_methods and xmlrpc_element_limit hooks.


add_filter( 'xmlrpc_enabled', 'filter_function_name_7696' );
function filter_function_name_7696( $is_enabled ){
	// filter...

	return $is_enabled;
Whether XML-RPC is enabled.
Default: true


Since 3.5.0 Introduced.

Where the hook is called

wp-includes/class-wp-xmlrpc-server.php 218
$this->is_enabled = apply_filters( 'xmlrpc_enabled', $is_enabled );

Where in WP core the hook is used WordPress

Usage not found.