What is a Sticky Post and how do I create one?

Sticky posts are literally stuck at the beginning of your latest news section.

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Please note that this is only relevant for the Achiever’s Theme.  

Ordinarily, WordPress content is listed in a reverse chronological order from the latest post going backwards, but sticky posts always maintain their position, similar to a pinned status on Facebook or Twitter.

Sticky posts are displayed after the Highlight Posts in the Achiever’s theme.

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The sticky post function is perfect if you want your new visitors to receive a particular message first whenever they land on your home page. It could be a welcome note; a quick explanation of what your site is about, offers, benefits to your niche, your best blog posts or whatever you think best.

To create a sticky post, log in to your WP-Admin panel and navigate to

Dashboard > Posts > Add New

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Look on the right side for the word Visibility. Click on it to check the box that says “Stick this post to the front page.”

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Create the post and publish it as usual.

You can sticky more than one post too. The sticky post(s) will show up before all others posts in chronological order.