[wp-hackers] Trackbacks as background process

Dan Gayle dangayle at gmail.com
Wed Mar 3 17:27:16 UTC 2010

On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 3:58 PM, scribu <scribu at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 11:42 PM, Dan Gayle <dangayle at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Does anyone know of a way to move the trackback process out of the way when
>> posting a new item, move it into a background process independent of the
>> post?
> I thought trackbacks and pingbacks were already being sent out using
> wp-cron.
> What version of WordPress are you refering to ?

We're on 2.9.2

If what you're saying is true, why does the discussion options panel say this:

      Attempt to notify any blogs linked to from the article (slows
down posting.)

Because, sure enough, it slows down posting and it brings our website
to a crawl.

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