Basically, every article is important. However, you may have your favorite one that you consider as the most valuable article. To ease your readers finding that article you start planning to display it at the top of your front page’s blog. Sticky feature of WordPress make it easy for you to do this.
With so many major pages existing in your blog, including category, tags and many more, you may want to display a sticky note to one of them. Is it possible for you to add a sticky note in a category? That’s the minus point of the WordPress built-in Sticky feature. You can only add a sticky post on the front page of your blog.
Don’t worry, this article will show you how to add a sticky note in a WordPress category.
Step one: Install the Category Sticky Post plugin
WordPress is basically has a built-in feature to allow you add a sticky post. However, this feature only apply for home page. So, if you want to add a sticky post in a specific WordPress category you have to go further by installing additional plugin.
This plugin is really easy to use. No additional settings required at all.
- Login to your WordPress dashboard and go to Plugins –> Add New. Search for “Category Sticky Post” plugin from the search bar and hit the Install Now button. Don’t forget to activate it.
Step two: Choose an article that you want make it sticky
- You can either choose an existing article and edit it or create a new one. On the right side of WordPress editor you will see a new option called Category Sticky.
- Simply choose a category where you want your article to be displayed as a sticky note and publish/update your article.
- Now please go to the category you’ve defined and you should see your article pinned at the top of it.