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  • Often, the comment/trackback/ping count is one higher than what actually appears either under the post or on the dashboard. I have at least one case confirmed where a trackback post on Blogspot may have been counted, but did not appear under the post.

    I see many queries here about comment counts being too low, or zero, but I seem to be the only one experiencing this one-too-high problem, or possibly missing trackbacks altogether.

    Annoyingly, many scrapper trackbacks do appear and are counted; it only seems to be honest trackbacks that get counted but not displayed.

    This problem has persisted across many updates of WordPress and with and without a variety of plugins.

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