4. Moderating Comments
Comments, Trackbacks, & Pingbacks
One blog feature that makes blogs so appealing to readers is the ability to enter comments about a post right in the blog. It doesn’t matter whether a reader agrees, disagrees, or just wants to share additional information related to a post—the comment feature can handle it all. Then, when a reader views a post with its comments, he can see the original entry as well as all of the comments that are associated with it (Figure 1).
Figure 1. An example of a post that includes both a pingback and a comment.
Trackbacks are similar to comments but originate in the commenter’s blog rather than ...