What is ping_status in JSON schema of wordpress REST API? And what is it's use cases?. The official documentation is not much explain about it - Posts|REST API Handbook.

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According to WordPress Codex, pings tells Whether the current post is open for pings.

In human words, A ping is a “this site has new content” notification that invites search engine bots to visit your blog.

For more info, have a look at this blog article.

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