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WordPress 2.3 Incoming Links Fix

October 10th, 2007 posted by · 3 Comments

WordPressIf you’ve upgraded to WordPress 2.3 you probably noticed your Incoming Links area in your dashboard is a bit buggy. What WordPress did in the latest release is change the incoming links to show sites that link to you according to Google. However, what this does is show all of your own posts, followed by the sites that link to you later. This isn’t very useful, because you want to see OTHER sites that link to you, not your own posts that link to your root domain.

There’s a simple little fix to get the Technorati results back to the way they were before you upgraded to 2.3. Open up index-extra.php in your WordPress sub-directory wp-admin and change lines 11 and 12 from:


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3 Comments so far
  1. Ryan MyAvatars 0.2

    I was wondering why my incoming links were a little messed up. This fixed it. Thanks!

  2. David Scrivner MyAvatars 0.2

    Thanks for the information. This could definitely help to solve the problem until WordPress gets fixed.

  3. Susan Suarez MyAvatars 0.2

    This is great information, thank you! I need to fix that.