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    Just received a comment via email telling me I needed to moderate it. it looks like this. Is this SPAM?

    Website : porch love « The Charleston Porch (IP: ,
    URL :
    Pingback excerpt:
    […] life with a real porch and finally had an outdoor living space I could enjoy throughout the year. The Porch is multi-functional and is equipped to handle a variety of crowds – it has hosted holiday […]

    I’m so confused

    The blog I need help with is



    Not spam at all, in fact that came from you. :)

    You just linked to one of your own posts or pages in thus generating the pingback.



    I was intrigued by this too – is there any point in “approving” the comment rather than just deleting it from the comments list?



    I like to approve self-pingbacks as it provides an easy way to reference related posts.

    For example, a long time ago I posted reviews on my favorite freeware apps, then posted whenever they were updated and linked back to the review in each update post. The result was a list of pingbacks to each update announcement below the initial review post.

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