In this post, I am going to show you how to remove Pingbacks from your WordPress website or blog. If you prefer a video tutorial then you can scroll down to the bottom of the post.
Sometimes all of us receive comments which have a pingback which is a way for the other person to be promoting their blog or website on your blog or website but you do not whether the pingback link is safe or malicious. This tutorial will help you in removing pingbacks for your future posts and also from your currently published post. Let us first explore how to disable pingbacks from Future posts.
How to remove pingbacks from future posts
Let’s get started
1.Go to Dashboard –> Settings
2. Go to Settings –> Discussions
3.Go to Discussions –> Uncheck the pingbacks option
4. Save the changes
So, this is how you will be able to disable pingbacks for your future posts. Let’s now learn how can you remove pinbacks from the already published posts.
How to remove pingbacks from already published posts?
1. Go to the Dashboard –> All posts
2. Look for the posts from where you would like to remove pingbacks
3. Go all the way to the bottom of the post where you will find the comments section–> Edit
4. Remove the URL from the comment
5. Update the post
So this is how you remove pingbacks for published posts. Below is the video tutorial for this post: