Comments, Pingbacks, and Trackbacks

By default, WordPress considers pingbacks and trackbacks to be comments and they are displayed as such.

Because of this, pings (pingbacks and trackbacks) are literred throughout your comments as if they served the same purpose.

This is undesirable behavior for most site owners. Therefore, Volatyl has separated pings from comments and placed them below the comment list out of the way.

To hide them completely, go to Dashboard => Appearance => Volatyl Options => Content (tab) => Post Settings => Display Post Pings.

Because pings are considered comments, they affect your comment count. Read more about how Volatyl handles that here.

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