Categories Asides TrackBack and Pingback at News Post author By Matt Post date November 23, 2004 7 Comments on TrackBack and Pingback at News TrackBack and Pingback supported by CNET News.com, this is the official announcement. (You heard it here first, of course.) I think the UI for this on their site is a little funky, but this is a huge step for news media. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Related ← In Boston → Gallery: 11-24-2004 7 replies on “TrackBack and Pingback at News” Cor, Pingback’s gone a long way since September 2002 🙂 omments directly in TalkBack, found at the bottom of CNET News.com story pages.” Via Matt No Comments » Sorry, no comments yet. Comments RSS Feed &n […] Hey Matt, I don’t know if you noticed but apple is using WordPress to power “Student Blogs” over on thier site. http://education.apple.com/student_blog/ Score one for us eh? Matt: Wow, the RDF fragment in that page is completely hosed. I guess the successful pings they’ve received are due to folks manually keying in URLs instead of relying on autodiscovery. It’s still a big step forward. Blogs continue to influence the media. Go Matt! CNET seems to have effectively removed any PageRank benefit from this. For example, check out the article that was pinged from photomatt.net way back in September. Its PR is still showing up as “n/a” from where I’m sitting. CNET Supports Trackback Matt Mullenweg did some URI hacking back in September and discovered that CNET supports Trackback and Pingback. Back then, this functionality was only exposed by some clever hacking. Today, while catching up with everything that happened on the web ove… Comments are closed.