How to Stop Self Pings for a particular Link on A WordPress Blog

The Pings within your blog is called self ping. These kinds of Pings sometimes cause annoyance to others. Some people consider the self ping facility as a useful one because visitors can find a new post from a older one. It should definitely helps to increase page views of a blog. However some people consider this as useless one.

Now “allow trackbacks and ping-backs options on this page” option allow you to stop ping-back option for a particular page. But how to stop trackback and ping back for a link in a WordPress Blog.

Generally we use such html format for a link:

Do Check:

<a title=”How to Connect or Disconnect Chrome Apps from Your Google Drive Account” href=”http://biz229.inmotionhosting.com/~trave373/versedtech.org/5240/connect-disconnect-chrome-apps-from-google-drive/”>How to Connect or Disconnect Chrome Apps from Your Google Drive Account</a>

You can notice that the above link denotes the full url of the linked article. Instead of using a full url if you use partial url, you can avoid self pingback for a particular link. In this case the linked html code should look something like this:

<a title=”How to Connect or Disconnect Chrome Apps from Your Google Drive Account” href=”/5240/connect-disconnect-chrome-apps-from-google-drive/”>How to Connect or Disconnect Chrome Apps from Your Google Drive Account</a>

Note: This type of interlinking works only for your blog. But it never works at outside of your blog, for example in RSS feed or in subscription email.


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About Pulkit Juneja
Pulkit Juneja, is the founder of Versed Tech. A born tech savvy guy who loves to write content on latest technology news, Gadget reviews, android app reviews, SEO and Much More. Connect with us at pulkit@versedtech.org
  • Hey Juneja,
    I never knew that, it is called self ping.
    Thanks for sharing this interesting and educative information.
    Keep sharing
    Have a great August ahead.
    Best
    Philip