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weblog_ping( string $server = '', string $path = '' )

Send a pingback.

Description

Parameters

$server

(string) (Optional) Host of blog to connect to.

Default value: ''

$path

(string) (Optional) Path to send the ping.

Default value: ''

Source

File: wp-includes/comment.php

function weblog_ping( $server = '', $path = '' ) {
	include_once( ABSPATH . WPINC . '/class-IXR.php' );
	include_once( ABSPATH . WPINC . '/class-wp-http-ixr-client.php' );

	// using a timeout of 3 seconds should be enough to cover slow servers
	$client             = new WP_HTTP_IXR_Client( $server, ( ( ! strlen( trim( $path ) ) || ( '/' == $path ) ) ? false : $path ) );
	$client->timeout    = 3;
	$client->useragent .= ' -- WordPress/' . get_bloginfo( 'version' );

	// when set to true, this outputs debug messages by itself
	$client->debug = false;
	$home          = trailingslashit( home_url() );
	if ( ! $client->query( 'weblogUpdates.extendedPing', get_option( 'blogname' ), $home, get_bloginfo( 'rss2_url' ) ) ) { // then try a normal ping
		$client->query( 'weblogUpdates.ping', get_option( 'blogname' ), $home );
	}
}

Changelog

Version Description
1.2.0 Introduced.

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Licensed under the GNU GPLv2+ License.
https://developer.wordpress.org/reference/functions/weblog_ping