How to make a sticky post in WordPress and its benefits – Those of you who often use WordPress have certainly seen the Sticky button (make the sticky post), But most new WordPress users don’t know what the sticky button does, in this article I will explain about the function of sticky post.
Sticky post functions to make your favorite post or article appear in front even though you have made several new posts, posts that you make sticky will still be in the top position than your latest posts that you did not set to be sticky posts.
While some of the benefits of using this sticky post are if you create an article that visitors want to read more than your other posts or in the sense that you want to make the post your favorite post for some time, you can set it to be a sticky post. Actually I have discussed sticky posts in my post entitled: 7 hidden WordPress features that are often overlooked
The benefits of using this sticky post apart from making it widely readable by visitors also have an effect on SEO on the article. Posts that you make sticky for some time will automatically rank them more on Google than other posts. You can also use sticky posts to attract advertisers to be willing to place advertisements by utilizing this sticky post, of course the targeted ads are sponsored articles.
Here’s how to make a sticky WordPress post:
1. Create a New Article or edit an existing article to serve as a sticky post.
2. After you save or edit, please click Post -> All Post
3. Highlight the article that you want to make a sticky post, then the “Quick edit” menu will appear below it and click Quick edit.
4. Next look at the words make sticky post on the right. and tick Make this post sticky the.
Seen in the image above, I made a sticky post on the article with the title: 10 Best and Cheap Hosting Services [Best Host] that I published on the date 27 May 2014, and stay on top even though I’ve made a lot of posts, and below it looks dated June 10, 2014.
Above is a complete explanation of the benefits of using sticky posts and how to create sticky posts in WordPress. Hopefully this article was useful for you and good luck. 🙂