Interlinking is great for SEO. However, by enabling the pingbacks on your website, WordPress automatically create pingback on that post when one of your posts linked to another post. These pingbacks will appear in the post comment section. While some users like this feature and some users don’t find it useful. We can disable Self-Pings in WordPress. In this article let’s check, How to Disable Self-Pings in WordPress?
What is a Pingback in WordPress?
A pingback in WordPress is a comment that automatically created on another website when you add the other post link in your blog post. Pingback allows notifying the other blogger that their post link was added in your website article.
A Pingback will be created when another website has enabled pingback on their website.
How Pingback works?
Pingback works like an automatic comment system as like below example.
- I write a blog post on my Royalecash blog.
- You write a post on your blog and added our blog link to your blog post.
- Then your WordPress automatically send a pingback to Royalecash blog.
- Royalecash will receive the ping and notifies in the post comment section. Now I’ve the ability to display the pingback as a comment in the post comments section.
Pingbacks also work within the site. These are called self-pings. [Read more…] about How To Disable Self-Pings In WordPress?