[wp-hackers] Deprecated functions and files

Viper007Bond viper at viper007bond.com
Thu Aug 14 00:54:17 GMT 2008

On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 7:55 AM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 8:40 PM, Viper007Bond <viper at viper007bond.com>
> wrote:
> > Cookies for comments sounds nice, but then how do you handle
> > ping/trackbacks?
> Simple Trackback Validation:
> http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/simple-trackback-validation/
> It does an IP lookup to make sure that the IP of the sending party
> matches that of the website it's claiming to speak for. If that
> passes, then it actually loads the external URL and looks for the link
> back to the blog. If that passes, then it calls it a legit trackback
> and there you go.
> Fast, simple, quite effective. I have not had a false positive or
> negative from it yet.

I get LOTS of spam from sites actually linking to my posts, so that doesn't
help much for me.

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