How to enable/disable Pingbacks and Trackbacks in WordPress

October 5, 2023 / WordPress

In this article, we will explain the process of enabling and disabling pingbacks and trackbacks on your WordPress website.

Pingbacks and trackbacks serve as link notifications, allowing you to monitor when external sites link to your content. When activated, these notifications are visible in the comments section of your posts.

Follow these steps to enable or disable pingbacks and trackbacks:

  1. Access your WordPress dashboard as the administrator.
    WordPress Login
  2. Now click Settings and then select Discussion.
    Settings
  3. In the Default post settings section:
    1. To enable pingbacks and trackbacks, Tick Mark on (Allow link notifications from other blogs (pingbacks and trackbacks) on new posts
      pingbacks and trackbacks
    2. To disable it, Untick Mark the (Allow link notifications from other blogs (pingbacks and trackbacks) on new posts
      disable
  4. Click on Save.

In this way, you can enable/disable Pingbacks and Trackbacks in WordPress.

 

Also Read : How to Enable or Disable Comments In WordPress

 

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