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  1. Cat
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I don't understand pingbacks, and none of the forum posts about it help. I got several of these emails:

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    A new pingback on the post "Post Title" is waiting for your approval
    http://www.domain.com/post/

    Website : » Owner-Me >” My Website (IP: 208.97.135.233 , apache2-reel.indus.dreamhost.com)
    URL : http://domain.com/owner/
    Pingback excerpt:
    [...] plans and coordinates the popular Post Title national event. She has facilitated meetings in several [...]

    Approve it: http://www.domain.com/wp-admin/comment.php?action=approve&c=2
    Trash it: http://www.domain.com/wp-admin/comment.php?action=trash&c=2
    Spam it: http://www.domain.com/wp-admin/comment.php?action=spam&c=2
    Currently 1 comment is waiting for approval. Please visit the moderation panel:
    http://www.domain.com/wp-admin/edit-comments.php?comment_status=moderated
    ================

    I have comments turned off, so these are pingbacks. But I can't find where on the moderation page the pinging blog's URL is located. I'm not launched yet, the site is hidden from the search engines, and I've told no one.

    Could I be pinging myself by chance? Or am I pinging other sites with my own links, and this is what is triggering the pingback notifications?

    Am I supposed to be moderating my blog's automatic pinging behavior? If my blog is pinging itself, how do I stop this? If it's happening, every link in my blog to some other page in my blog will generate a notification, right?

    Please help. Thanks!

  2. Cat
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #


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