How to Stick a post to the front page in WordPress 


Have you ever seen an older post always on top of all blog posts on a blog? They use this kind of strategy to get more exposure to 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 posts, you can consider it sticking to 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 to this. Neither you need to add any PHP code in any of your WordPress theme files nor do you need to install any WordPress plugin. WordPress offers an option on 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 the “All posts” section under “Posts.” Here search for the post which you want to stock on the home page and click on the edit link to edit that post. On the post editor page, find the “status & visibility” option on 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 to the top of the blog”. Just select this checkbox and update the post. See the screenshot to understand where to get this checkbox.

Now go to the homepage of your blog and see your post at the top of all recent posts. You can stick any of your posts on the front page of your blog as a featured post. In this way, posts 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.

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 an experienced WordPress developer who has been working on WordPress for more than 12 years. On TheWPGuides, he writes about WordPress, WordPress development, and WordPress plugins.

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