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Trackback and ping doesn't work? (7 posts)

  1. Anonymous
    Unregistered
    Posted 10 years ago #

    When a write a trackback URL at my post.(in the trackback field) I don't see my post on the side, from which I have the trackback URL.
    It's a bug? Or is something wrong with my blog only?
    And when I ping a side, must I get a status message or it's ok when I doesn't see something of that?
    thx for your answer.
    björn

  2. Laughinglizard
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    What version are you using? Trackbacks/pingbacks should work (for the most part) in 1.2 Mingus. The most part comes from encoding issues between different blogs.

  3. randybrown
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Agree with LL. Both are working 85% on my WP 1.2 Mingus blog. The 15% is probably not WP's fault.
    <rb>

  4. Anonymous
    Unregistered
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I use 1.2 Mingus.
    Oh I see now its work. ;|
    Björn

  5. OperaManiac
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    mine does not work either and its most probably a server issue coz it was working on my last server!
    btw, here is a test page for trackbacks for ease!
    http://dougal.gunters.org/cgi-bin/tb.cgi?__mode=send_form

  6. gfmorris
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    My trackbacks worked for a time after I upgraded to 1.2, but after a few days, both internal trackbacks [I TB old entries when I reference them] and external trackbacks [specifically, one Alex King sent] fail to show up for me. :(

  7. Anonymous
    Unregistered
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Ah.
    I think I have froun the problems:
    a) wordpress 1.2 (and the nightly build) do only tp xmlrpc pings. The site I tried to ping wants a simple URL ping. My fault.
    The second problem, with trackbacks were trackbacks with parameters.
    http://server.blubb.tld?postid=10
    Those parameters did not get passed over correctly. I have seen this problem already documented in the bug database. It's easy to fix - I think.

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