How To Fix WordPress For BlackBerry XML-RPC Endpoint Not Found Error
Over the weekend, I upgraded my stellar BlackBerry Curve 3 to the *cheap* version of the BlackBerry Porsche, that is the uber sexy BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900. Moving my data from one device to the other was a breeze using the BlackBerry Desktop Manager’s switch devices function but as it has always been in the past with things such as BlackBerry OS upgrades, I lost the settings of my wordpress for BlackBerry app and so I had to re-enter my blog details from scratch.
I was able to configure the first blog without issues but the second blog (precisely this patchworkoftips.com) kept giving me problems with the error:
“We could not find the xmlrpc end point of your blog. Please insert the complete URL below”
A quick search of the BlackBerry forums yielded no results but I did learn one thing. The xmlrpc.php file of my wordpress installation probably got corrupted during the last wordpress upgrade. I uploaded a fresh xml-rpc file to the server but still faced the damn error then someone’s comment on the site caught my eye.
By default when you access the xmlrpc.php file via your browser (http://www.yoursite.com/xmlrpc.php), you are supposed to get this message:
XML-RPC server accepts POST requests only
Unfortunately mine was showing this
Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 33554432 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 30720 bytes) in /home/xxxxxxx/public_html/xxxxxxxxxxx.com/wp-includes/class-wp-xmlrpc-server.php on line 659
It was pretty clear that my wordpress installation had breached its memory limit so I increased it by downloading my wp-config.php file and adding this line define(‘WP_MEMORY_LIMIT’, ’64M’); as shown in the screenshot below
That pretty much solved the XML-RPC end point error I was experiencing and I hope it does for you too. Now I’m back to managing my wordpress sites on the go via my BlackBerry phone.
Do have a great week ahead guys
P.S: I shall be publishing my very own review of the BlackBerry Bold 9900 soon. Do stay tuned!