Configure Open Live Writer to

I have not blogged for a while. When I opened my Open Live Writer, I got error with

I searched the web. Most blogs were still referencing the xmlrpc url which no longer exists.

Fortunately, Fixing is easy. Just Add Account and select “Other services”


On the next screen, enter the url of the blog (without xmlrpc).


Open Live Writer and Orchard are smart enough to figure out the rest. This is certainly an improvement over the earlier versions.

If you are curious on how Open Live Writer figured out the post API endpoint, which view the source of your web page and you will see the following lines in the header:

<link href="" rel="wlwmanifest" type="application/wlwmanifest+xml" />
<link href="" rel="EditURI" title="RSD" type="application/rsd+xml" />

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