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Track incoming links and pingbacks to homepages

  1. pruggera


    I think this feature is already being abused by spammers....

    Posted: 11 months ago #
  2. payper70view

    I agree, most spammers do it for financial gain so they are very good at it and very intelligent. It's the internet, you will always have that. It's disturbing but true.

    Posted: 10 months ago #
  3. Fathi

    This is what we really need,all pingbacks are coming to posts, but I've found that many spammers are linking to the home page of any blog, in this situation the owner can't really get the notification, so he can act. A pingback to the home page will solve this problem.

    Posted: 10 months ago #
  4. Joackim

    +1 trackback and pingback are good but they are used by spammers

    Posted: 9 months ago #
  5. Exactly, spammers utilize those features. Not the best idea, unless I am missing something.

    Posted: 6 months ago #
  6. I have created a plugin that can solve just this problem.


    It will detect links to any page of your website (including homepage, unlike pingbacks) and it has some security features that will prevent most abuses from spammers.

    It's still in beta (just released) so if you have suggestions or see any bug, let me know.

    Posted: 5 months ago #
  7. servicesclient

    To many abuse for the Trackback..
    I think this feature is almost over..

    Posted: 4 months ago #
  8. megabs

    http://wordpress.org/plugins/incoming-links/ good plugin

    Posted: 3 months ago #
  9. alanhale

    Will this plugin detect links not found by Ahrefs?

    Posted: 3 months ago #
  10. @alanhale Incoming Links Plugin for WordPress will detect links if they have at least 1 visit/click.
    Ahrefs detects links if it happens to crawl the page, they have a big database, but they don't have all web.

    Posted: 3 months ago #

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    This idea is under consideration