Pingbacks are automatic notifications added (as a kind of comment) to posts you link to in your articles. Whether a visitor is reading something way back in your archives or your most recent post, the pingbacks makes sure she can easily find any follow ups.
This is great for keeping related articles together, but private blogs are forced to disable Pingbacks to avoid notifying other sites when linking to them!
“Only Self Pings” solves this by only allowing pings to your own site (and whatever URLs you add to the whitelist).
Copyright (C) 2012 Ulf Benjaminsson (hello at my full name dot com).
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- Extract the
only-self-pings-folder and transfer it to the
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
- Go to Settings->Only Self Pings to adjust settings.
- What’s the White List for?
Any URLs added here will be notified when you link to them. Usually this is just your own blog.
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Contributors & Developers
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