Do you want a particular post to always occupy the top position on the front page of your blog ? This type of post in WordPress is called a WordPress sticky post and today we will discuss how to make a post sticky in WordPress.
There may be various reasons for making a post sticky. If you have an introduction post, you may want it to always appear on the front page. Similarly, if you have an important announcement for your readers or if you are running a giveaway, you would want that particular post to stay at the top on your front page. This is where the sticky posts come in handy.
How to make a WordPress sticky post
1) Login to your WP-admin panel and open up the ‘Posts’ section. Click on the Edit option for the post that you want to make sticky so that it can appear at the top of the front page.
2) Once in the Editor, you will notice the Publish box which is located at the sidebar on the right side or your screen.
3) You will find the Visibility option here. Click on Edit.
4) Do you notice the ‘Stick this post to the front page’ option ? You need to check this box in order to make the post sticky. Once you click on Ok to save the changes, the post will appear at the top on the front page.
This simple procedure will enable you to make a WordPress sticky post. You can even make an older post sticky in WordPress. Just follow the same procedure.
Do let us know if you have any questions on sticky posts in the comment section below.