WordPress and the annoying Pingback/Traceback for internal links

You link to an article you wrote on your blog a year ago and when you post it, you find that you have to delete it from your comments and you receive an email that you have to delete. It’s a pain and a problem with a simple solution.

Solution

Just make all your self links relative.

So instead of this:
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How to minify your CSS and JavaScript using YUI Compressor inside ST2
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Use this:
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How to minify your CSS and JavaScript using YUI Compressor inside ST2
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If this makes no sense to you, read this blog post that describes many people having the same problem.

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