Trackback automatically creates a comment on someone else's blog when writing your own post on his own blog.
This is my way of explaining what a so-called “Trackback” is.
I post here a post about Trackback on my own website, and at the same time, I want to comment on a similar post on “Tommy K Johansson's IT blog”
[http://blogg.tkj.se/trackback-ger-dig-automatiska-lankar-tillbaka/] which also involves Trackback. I do not need to write a comment in his blog about Trackback, It gets automatic one comment when I am in my post on my blog posting a URL to his post about Trackbacks.
Trackback has its own field in the field of posts on my website that is built using WordPress. Where do I enter a URL, In this case, the link to Tommy's post about Trackbacks are
http://blogg.tkj.se/trackback-ger-dig-automatiska-lankar-tillbaka/trackback/, with the extension
/trackback/. The rest is done automatically, with reservations for the event, Tommy writes about in his speech.
WordPress comment on Trackback:
- Person A writes something on their blog, (in this case Tommy K Johamssoms IT blog).
- Person B wants to comment on Person A’s blog, but wants her own readers to see what she had to say, and be able to comment on her own blog.
(in this case, This post you reading now on my sites itcsn.se).
- Person B posts on her own blog and sends a trackback to Person A’s blog.
(in this case, the URL to the post on Tommy's IT blog and add/trackback/in the end of the URL:
- Person A’s blog receives the trackback, and displays it as a comment to the original post. This comment contains a link to Person B’s post