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  1. Confluence Server
  2. CONFSERVER-57611

Plans to remove trackback and referrers

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      Atlassian status as of September 2019

      Trackback enables Confluence to send and receive trackback pings when pages are linked to. Referrers appear on the Page Information view of a page, and list clicks from external websites to the page. Trackback is no longer widely used in modern websites, and because it relies on accepting unauthenticated requests to a particular URL, is a spam vector.

      We removed the trackback and referrers features completely in Confluence 7.0.

      Feel free to comment on this issue if this change will have a significant impact on your Confluence site.

      Find out more about our other planned changes in Confluence 7.0

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              rrobins Rachel Robins
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