Disable pingbacks and trackbacks on WordPress

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Disable pingbacks and trackbacks on WordPress
Disable pingbacks and trackbacks on WordPress

If you ever feel like it is super annoying having pingbacks and trackbacks, follow my instructions on this post to disable pingbacks and trackbacks on WordPress.

Disable for a single post

To disable for a single post, on the All Posts list, click on Quick Edit button to open edit form for the post.

Disable pingbacks for a single post
Disable pingbacks for a single post

Un-check the “Allow Pings” option, then click the Update button.

Disable for all post by default

If you have a lot of posts already, you might not want to do this manually for every single post. Instead, apply the change to all the posts.

Visit Settings menu and click on Discussion submenu.

Disable pingbacks and trackbacks for all posts in WordPress
Disable pingbacks and trackbacks for all posts in WordPress

then click Save button at the very bottom, and it’s done.

Conclusion

It’s all done! That’s how you disable pingbacks and trackbacks on WordPress. No more annoying pingbacks or trackbacks on your site from now.