In this lesson you will learn how to automatically validate all incoming trackbacks on your WordPress site and check whether they are genuine or spams. Continue reading Validate Incoming Trackbacks On Your WordPress Site
By default trackbacks and pingbacks are automatically shown with the comments after your WordPress blog posts. There are some WordPress themes that allow you to separate trackbacks, pingbacks from comments and there is also a method from Pro Blog Design that allows you to do so on any WordPress site. In this lesson, you will learn how to simply hide trackbacks and pingbacks from showing up on your WordPress posts.
Hide Trackbacks is a free WordPress plugin that prevents trackbacks and pingbacks from showing up as comments on your posts.
Simply install and activate it. Once the plugin is activated, trackbacks and pingbacks are no longer shown on your posts and comment count is automatically updated to reflect this in your comment’s section. The plugin doesn’t delete your trackbacks and pingbacks, you can still manage them from your WordPress admin area dashboard.
There are many plugins that allows you to show your blog comments in various styles. Some allows you to display comments with avatars, some displays top commenters, featured comments etc etc. But there are very few plugins or might be this is the second one that allows you show your WordPress site’s Trackbacks and Pingbacks as sidebar widget.
Whenever you internally link your posts, WordPress sends a trackback to you. Using given hack you can stop this so that you only receive trackbacks from other sites not from your own domain.
Add a Twitter retweet button (similar to techcrunch) for your WordPress posts and archives that shows all tweets and enables retweeting. If you want you can also add adds tweets as comments and trackbacks.