Disable XML-RPC Pingback – WordPress plugin Free download

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Disable XML-RPC Pingback

Description

Stops abuse of your site’s XML-RPC by simply removing some methods used by attackers. While you can use the rest of XML-RPC methods.

This is more friendly than disabling totally XML-RPC, that it’s needed by some plugins and apps (I.e. Mobile apps or some Jetpack’s modules).

Features

Removes the following methods from XML-RPC interface.

pingback.ping
pingback.extensions.getPingbacks

Also removes X-Pingback from HTTP headers. This will hopefully stops some bots from trying to hit your xmlrpc.php file.

Requirements

WordPress 3.8.1 or higher.

Installation

Extract the zip file and just drop the contents in the wp-content/plugins/ directory of your WordPress installation (or install it directly from your dashboard) and then activate the plugin from Plugins page.
There’s not options page, simply install and activate.

FAQ

Installation Instructions

Extract the zip file and just drop the contents in the wp-content/plugins/ directory of your WordPress installation (or install it directly from your dashboard) and then activate the plugin from Plugins page.
There’s not options page, simply install and activate.

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