This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

disable pingbackz

Description

This plugin requires zero user interaction, besides activating it. It auto-disables posts and pages that were previously published to help lower spam.

Credits

We would like to give credit where credit is due. We would like to thank Shivanand Sharma from http://binaryturf.com for his article on disabling pingbacks from previously published posts and pages.

Installation

Activate plugin. You’re done.

FAQ

What does this plugin do?
It automatically disables pingbacks on WordPress Posts And Pages that are already published, since WP only turns off pingbacks for future pingbacks and posts.

Contributors & Developers

“disable pingbackz” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

0.7

Correcting incorrect description. All this does is disable pingbacks on old posts. That’s all.
=0.6 =
This plugin disables pingbacks on old posts. That’s all it will do. No new features will be added.

0.5

This plugin doesn’t do anything anymore. We may update it in the future with a new security plugin. The previous versions weren’t functioning properly.
=0.4=
We discovered that the code everyone is using to disable the xmlrpc for 3.5 and up isn’t disabling the xmlrpc, so we’ve removed that feature. We hope to actually disable the xmlrpc if at all possible.

0.3

changes permissions for readme.html, license.txt, and .htaccess. It makes it so readme.html and license.txt can’t be accessed by visitors. It makes sure .htaccess has the appropiate permissions.

0.2

  • Initial release
  • Fixing a missing slash in a link on the settings page for the initial release.