2 Ways to Make WordPress Posts Sticky

by Elaine on March 6, 2013

You have important posts that you want to remain on the frontpage.  As you create new Wordpress posts, old posts keep moving down.  You will have to make your important Wordpress posts Sticky to keep them on top.  Making a Wordpress post sticky will keep this post on the front page of your WordPress website.   As you create new posts, it will be added below your sticky posts.

There are 2 ways to make your WordPress posts sticky. You can make it sticky from the editing the post or by quick editing the post.  Below I will show you how to make your WordPress posts sticky.

Overview of making WordPress Posts Sticky:

  1. Edit WordPress Post Visibility to Make Sticky

Or

  1. Quick Edit the Post and Make Post Sticky

Steps:

1.  Edit WordPress Post Visibility to Make Sticky

You can make your post sticky when editing the post.  It’s in the Publish drop down.

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Make WordPress Posts Sticky in Visibility Public – Sticky
  • Login to your WordPress Administrator Backend
  • Click on ‘Posts’, ‘Add New’
  • Under ‘Publish’
  • Under Visibility, click on ‘Edit’
  • Click on the checkbox – Stick this post to the front page

2.  Quick Edit the Post and Make Post Sticky

You can also change a post to sticky after you save your post using the quick edit in View All Posts.

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  • Click on ‘Posts’, ‘All Posts’
  • Under your Post, click on ‘Quick Edit’
  • Use the checkbox and click on ‘Make this post sticky

Hope that helps,

Elaine

 2 Ways to Make Wordpress Posts Sticky

Elaine

Elaine is the founder of CmsMind, an online blog providing Joomla and WordPress tutorials. Elaine lives in Toronto and when she is not online, she is either Marathon and Triathlon training or travelling and racing somewhere in the world. Find her also at: Save Money, Premium Themes and Templates, and at Webhosting Tips.

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