How to Stick a post to the front page in WordPress

Stick a post to the front page in WordPress

Have you ever seen an older post always on the top of all blog posts on a blog?. They use this kind of strategy to get more exposure on an important blog post. Visitors generally come to a post page or homepage, and older posts are hard to find if they are not ranking well on search engines. So, if you want people to read any of your old but important blog post, you can consider it sticking on the home page of your blog. If you are also thinking to do the same, you can do it easily in

If you are also thinking to do the same, you can do it easily in WordPress. And yes, there is nothing difficult to add this. Neither you need to add any PHP code in any of your WordPress theme file nor you need to install any WordPress plugin. WordPress offers an option in the post editor page.

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How to Make Sticky Posts in WordPress

In this article, I will tell you how to make sticky posts in WordPress.

Login to your WordPress dashboard and go to “All posts” section under “Posts.” Here search the post which you want to stock at home page and click on edit link to edit that post. On post editor page, find the “visibility” option at the right side in the “Publish” section. Now click on the “Edit” button in front of “Visibility” and you will see a select box saying “Stick this post to the front page” under Public. Just select this checkbox and the update the post.

Wordpress post stick at top

Now go to homepage of your blog and see your post at the top of all recent post. You can stick any of your post at front page of your blog as featured post. In this way, post will surely get more attention from readers and new visitors.

This option will help if you have any promotion running on your blog or you want to promote any coupon on your blog. There could be many more reasons to follow the same. If you want to start coupon website, you can read how to start a coupon website with WordPress.

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Final Words

Making a sticky post on WordPress is easy and you have native support for this. You can try this method and it will work without any issue. We have lots of other good WordPress tutorials on this blog. Do not forget to explore more.

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Deepanker Verma is the founder of Techlomedia. He is a tech blogger, developer and gadget freak.

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