What is allow pings in WordPress?
What are Pings for? If you want to grow your readership, you ALWAYS want to allow pings. Pings notify search engines and blog ranking services like Google and Technorati that you’ve updated your blog, and they go look at it and index what you’ve added.
What are pingbacks and trackbacks in WordPress?
About pingbacks and trackbacksPingbacks and trackbacks are link notifications that enable you to keep track of when other sites link to your content. When these notifications are enabled, they appear in the comments section of your posts.
Should I disable pingbacks?
Most sites should disable WordPress pingbacks and trackbacks (here’s how to do it) At the end of the day, using WordPress pingbacks and trackbacks tends to result in a lot of spam and wasted time. Even if they can provide a few benefits, there are better ways to drive traffic to your site.
How do I get rid of pingbacks in WordPress?
WordPress allows you to turn off pingbacks on your site. By using this option will disable pingback feature completely on your site. Simply go to Settings » Discussion page. Under the Default article settings section, uncheck the box next to ‘Attempt to notify any blogs linked to from the article’ option.”