WordPress: authentication failed: WordPress ran into an issue. Error code 401: Only authenticated users can access the REST API.

  • 27 September 2023
  • 3 replies

Hello, I can’t connect my wordpress account to zapier…


I tried everything, the tutorials, the permalink thing, the plugin…


But nothing works

3 replies

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Hi there @brunomsantos,

Welcome to the Community! 🎉

I’m sorry to hear about the troubles connecting your WordPress account to Zapier.

Before we dive deeper, could you please send a screenshot of the error you’re running into? This will help me get enough context and provide accurate troubleshooting steps.

Please keep us posted.

Hey, thank you for your time

it says that I have no access but I made sure to creat a new admin user 

Userlevel 7
Badge +6

Hi there @brunomsantos,

Could you please check if you have a password plugin that's blocking access? Also, you need to make sure REST API access is enabled.

Please let me know how it goes.