Funny how the clued-in people waited until AFTER we made fools of ourselves before they chimed in :-D Nice of the blogger community to hijack that term for their own purposes; it's not often that I can say I learned something today, and furthermore, that I'm annoyed by it. ;-) From: Mattias Thorslund mattias at inreach.com I think several respondents have misunderstood: As I understand it, "ping" is also blog-speak for automated notifications that a blog site has been updated. Check out http://pingomatic.com/. Several more links from there. Good luck! /Mattias Christian Anderson wrote: >Hi, > >I'm making a blog in ASP and I am at the point now where I'm going to set up >pinging when new posts are published. > >How does this work exactly? Do you have to pass some kind of parameters to >the sites that accept pings? > >Chris > >Christian Anderson ?????????????