What Is a Pingback and Should I Approve It?

Pings happen.

When you are running a website using blogging software, you automatically tap into a special publishing alert system. You’ll get pings. In blogging, a ping is a special signal that the blog-publishing software puts out to notify other servers when the content of your blog is updated.

This is better for you than waiting for an indexing robot to crawl up and see if you’ve got something new. Blog software automatically tells special indexing servers what’s new with your blog, as it happens. This helps distribute your new items much faster than the time it takes for the Google indexing […]