Trackbacks... what do they do? (3 posts)

  1. AshleyxCore
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I'm sorry for the dumb question but what exactly are those trackback links for? I mean... do they really do anything worthwhile? I just have a small personal site wiht my journal... do I NEED them? Is it possible to remove them? After activating that wp-hashcash plugin, now I get trackback spam. So can I remove it all together? Will this affect anything else in my blog?


  2. James Huff
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 10 years ago #

    What trackbacks are: http://codex.wordpress.org/Introduction_to_Blogging#Pingback_and_trackback

    Do you need them? Probably not. To completely disable trackbacks, delete the wp-trackback.php file.

  3. AshleyxCore
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Ahhh, I see. Thank you <3

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