Today, in this article we will talk about Self Pingbacks and learn how to Disable WordPress Self Pingbacks. There are so many features in WordPress that are very useful for some bloggers and are not useful for some bloggers, but today in this article we are going to talk about Self Pingbacks.
What is WordPress Pingback
When you link your new posts with old posts and pingbacks are enabled on your WordPress site then WordPress automatically send WordPress pingback (self-comment) notification on interlinking which will appear in the comment section.
If your posts are linked to another post, your WordPress site will send self-ping (ping link).
Now you have to understand that what is WordPress pingback, let’s see how to disable WordPress self Pingbacks.
By the way, there are several ways to Disable WordPress Self Pingbacks but we will disable it by the plugin.
Disable WordPress Self Pingbacks from your Blog
Here we will tell you about two plugins through which you can easily disable self-pingback from your site.
1. Using No Self Pings Plugin
To disable Self-pingbacks, first, you have to install and activate No Self Pings plugin on your site. After activating you do not have to configure anything in this plugin because there is no setting in it. Only activating the plugin will stop WordPress pingback (self-comment).
2. Using Disabler Plugin
Install and activate the Disabler plugin on your WordPress plugin section. After activating the plugin, it will add a new menu item “Disabler” under your Setting section. To configure the plugin, click Settings> Disabler option.
Now scroll down to the “Back End Settings” section and check the box of “Disable self-pings” option. As you can see in the screenshot,
This plugin allows disabling many WordPress features. Now click on the “Save changes” button to store your settings.
3. Disable Self Pings Without Plugin
WordPress allows to Disable Self Pingbacks from your site by default. Using this feature, you will completely disable pingback from your site.
You only need to go to Settings >> Discussion section. After this, uncheck the box “Attempt to notify any blogs linked to from the article” under “Default article settings”. Click Save changes button to save your settings.
I hope this article helped to disable WordPress Self Pingbacks from your WordPress site.
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