When you interlinking posts on pingbacks enabled site, WordPress automatically creates new pingback for that post and this pingback appears in the comment section.
There are many WordPress users who love this pingback feature but some users do not find it useful.
One of our users asked how to disable Self Pingbacks in WordPress site. If you are looking for this article, then you are in the right place.
Here i’m going to share best and easy way to disable Self Pingbacks in WordPress.
What is WordPress Pingback
A pingback is an automated comment when someone links your posts, you will get a trackback or pingback notification. Today, pingbacks are only used for spam and spammer is using it too much.
How to Disable WordPress Self Pingbacks
You can easily disable WordPress Self Pingbacks with different methods. Here I’ll turn off Self-Ping with plugins and without
So, let’s get started to Disable Self-pingback on WordPress…
#1. Disable Self Pingbacks in WordPress Using Plugins
There are two plugins that easily disable WordPress Self Pingbacks from your site.
a. Using No Self Pings Plugin
First, install and activate No Self Pings plugin on your site.
Once activated, you do not need to configure anything. This is a plug & play plugin without any extra configuration. Just activate plugin will automatically stop WordPress pingback (self-comment).
b. Using Disabler Plugin
After activating the plugin, it will add a new menu item under your Setting section with Disabler label. Click on Settings >> Disabler option. This will take you to the settings page of the plugin.
Here scroll down to the Back End Settings section and check the Disable self-pings box. As you can see in the screenshot,
Now click on the Save changes button. The plugin will automatically disable WordPress Self Pingback on your site.
#2. Disable Self Pings Without Plugin
By default, WordPress allows to Disable Self Pingbacks from your site. Simply go to Settings >> Discussion section. Here uncheck the box Attempt to notify any blogs linked to from the articleand click on Save changes button.
You have successfully disabled WordPress Self Pingbacks from your site.
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