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In wordpress 3.1 they finally added the option of allowing posts belonging to a custom post type to be marked as "sticky"... what I can't figure out though is how to enable this so the admin menu option shows up.

I was thinking it might have something to do with the "supports" argument when the post type is defined in the functions.php file however I can't find any references.

Any I on how I can get these sticky options to show up in the admin area?

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As noted in the trac ticket, you need to add that UI element in yourself. If you're still looking for it, I made a plugin to add custom post type sticky support, available here:

http://www.superann.com/sticky-custom-post-types/

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The feature was added then removed before the beta release. It was decided that custom post types should not support the sticky argument.

See track ticket #12702

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errrgggg! that's ridiculous! –  NetConstructor.com Jan 17 '11 at 20:45
    
Subject to opinion, makes perfect sense to me. –  t31os Jan 18 '11 at 8:41
    
That is silly, I'd like to know the logic behind NOT supporting stickiness for custom types - I guess we have to hack Wordpress to get this to work? –  user3581 Feb 28 '11 at 19:11
    
@JenUnderscore_ Read the track ticket for the logic. –  Chris_O Mar 2 '11 at 3:44
    
how can it be illogical not include it! They should at least make it an option... –  daniel Crabbe Aug 30 '12 at 12:40
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