How to Deal with Trackbacks and Pingbacks in WordPress

Trackbacks and Pingbacks Explained

Once you’ve been blogging for a short while, you will more than likely start receiving notifications about pingbacks and trackbacks. While they both can serve a genuine purpose, they can also cause problems in terms of misleading your readers, maliciously or deceptively adding irrelevant links to your blog posts, and even negatively affecting your site’s position in the search engines.

In order to help you benefit from WordPress trackbacks and pingbacks, while also avoiding the potential pitfalls associated with them, our guide covers everything you need to know to fully understand this feature of WordPress.CONTINUE READING »