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Getting an XML-rpc error when trying to activate wordpress blog on wordpress iPhone app
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You have to enable your wordpress to be able to accept the input.  Go to your wp-admin control panel and then go to Settings and then Writing... click the box to enable XML-RPC down towards the bottom and then save the settings.
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by:fekdep
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Oh and the site is theofleury14.com.  And I have already checked the box that enables XML-rpc In the settings
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by:lloydclinton
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Are you sure you have entered the correct username and password?  If so, does the user account have access to post to the software?
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by:fekdep
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Yes and yes
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by:lloydclinton
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Is your wordpress installation and the iphone app on the latest versions?
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by:fekdep
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Yup
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by:lloydclinton
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Look at the 5th from the bottom on that link... if that isn't it, is it more than a generic error??
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Did you manage to get this working?
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by:fekdep
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No...I actually reinstalled the entire blog (losing all my work out of frustration) and still facing the same error with a fresh install of wordpress on 2 different domains.

XML-RPC Error
404 not found



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404 not found usually means that the resource you are looking for on the web server is not found... who are you using for hosting?
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by:lloydclinton
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Also, do you have any plugins enabled?
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by:fekdep
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I'm hosting my own with surpass.

Odd part is that I have a resellers account and another blog on a different domain works fine with the iphone app.

ngmenterprise.com works fine, theofleury14.com doesn't.
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by:fekdep
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I don't have any plugins enabled and I tested it at a barebones level ie. wiped out hosting package altogheter, rebuilt domain and then tried with default settings.  No dice.
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lloydclinton earned 500 total points
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Check this out:

http://ios.forums.wordpress.org/topic/communication-error-404

looks like it could be mod_security for that particular account...
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