It’s more widespread than I thought. Please check first if your posts allow pingbacks before you complain to WordPress. Here’s how:
Thank you to Chris, The Story Reading Ape, for the visual: https://thestoryreadingapeblog.com/2016/04/13/experiencing-problems-with-pingbacks-on-your-wordpress-blog-then-please-read-this/
If you’ve checked the above settings and your pingbacks still aren’t working, please let WordPress know.
Remember – it might only be your incoming pingbacks. If you’re expecting some, like I do with my prompts, you’ll know. If you’re not expecting any, ask a friend to try linking to one of your posts to see if you get a notification. If I get time later, I’ll help you. Please let me know in the comments.
Got all that? Great! Please click on the original post to read Hugh’s thoughts on the matter!
Pingbacks have not been working on my blog since 8th April 2106. I’ve read a few posts from other bloggers experiencing the same problem.
I contacted WordPress today as I thought it rather strange that they were still not working. I thought the problem was affecting all WordPress sites, but it seems not. They’ve now added my blog to a list of other blogs experiencing the same problem.
They have staff looking into the problem. In the meantime, if you are participating in one of my weekly photo challenges then I recommend that you copy and paste the link to your post in the comments section of my post. I’m also not being notified of any links or Pingbacks other bloggers may be making to any of my posts.
Given that WordPress were not aware that my blog was affected by this problem, I would recommend that if you are experiencing the…
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