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trackback Line breaks: track|back
Pronunciation: /ˈtrakbak/

Definition of trackback in English:


An automatic notification sent when a link has been created to a person’s blog post from an external website, allowing a reciprocal link to that website to be created: we reserve the right to delete trackbacks
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  • By tracking the number of reads, comments, social media shares, trackbacks, reposts, and questions asked, you have data that highlights what your audience wants to hear.
  • As with comments, we typically won't delete a trackback merely because we disagree with the post it comes from.
  • Leave your comments (or videos, or trackbacks, or links) below.

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