Error 403 when trying to connect wp app to DO wp droplet

I tried following two tutorials mentioned in this community for fixing it. I made sure jet pack was installed, and I used the following commands to enable xml-rpc:

sudo apt-get install php7.0-xml php7.0-xmlrpc sudo systemctl restart apache2

I also enabled xml-rpc:

sudo a2enconf block-xmlrpc I also restarted apache2 after running this command.

No luck! My domain is

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I’m glad you were able to resolve the issue!

Additionally, thank you for posting your solution!

Hi @melaniecarr23,

Can you please let us know what exactly are you trying to achieve? Where are you trying to connect your WordPress application to? You mentioned jetpack, are you trying to connect jetpack to your WordPress application hosted on DigitalOcean?

Additionally, if that’s the case, how did you try to allow xmlrpc requests, can you share your block?

One last thing, are you using Nginx or Apache as this will mean a different approach would need to be taken?

Regards, KFSys