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  • Today I posted something with a link to a previous post. For some reason, WP placed a jumbled version of the new post in the comment section from the old post. I’ve deleted it now so I’m afraid I can’t show an example, but has anyone had this issue?

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    Your blog is set to “ping” the URIs from the post, so what you’ve seen was the ping sent from your newest post to the one quoted.
    http://codex.wordpress.org/Introduction_to_Blogging#Pingbacks

    Interesting feature. WordPress is certainly very feature-rich compared to my old journalling tools.

    So…is there a way to tell it not to ping itself? 😉 Or do I have to turn that option off. I do like to occassionally refer to previous posts, though I don’t have to, I guess.

    If you’re linking to posts on your site, refer to them by the path from the root:

    /wordpress/2005/05/25/whateveritscalled/

    rather than

    http://yoursite.com/wordpress/2005/05/25/whateveritscalled/

    That will stop the internal pings.

    Ah! Ha!

    Now I wonder if that sort of work around can work if I’m linking from one journal to the other…Though I do wonder if it isn’t time to remerge them…hmmmm…

    BTW, Thanks!

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