WordPress Blog with 2FA setup for Windows Live Writer


I use 2 factor authentication for my WordPress blog login. So, when I tried setting up Window Live Writer as my local WordPress blog editor I ran into the following error:

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To set up the application-specific password, I had to log on to my WordPress account, navigate to https://wordpress.com/me/security , click on “Two-Step Authentication” tab and click on “Add new application password

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Enter a name for my Windows Live Write application and click on “Generate Password”

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The new password is displayed on the screen.

I copied the the password into the Windows Live Writer setup window to complete the setup.

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I did check “remember password” on the Windows Live Write setup window.

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