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Sticky Posts exceed posts per page limit

I'm using pre_get_posts to adjust the number of posts displayed on my homepage. function lifelounge_query_adjust( $query ) { if ( is_home() ) { set_query_var( 'posts_per_page', 12 ); ...
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How to add “Stick this post to the front page” to front end?

I have a baseball related website with multiple authors. I use the "Stick this post to the front page" to denote an "Editor's Pick" on an article. I would like to add a link/button to allow editor to ...
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Code to make a post sticky

How is it possible to upgrade a post to make it sticky directly from code, not by admin area? Is it possible through a code like: update_post_meta($post_id, $meta_key, $meta_value, $prev_value); In ...
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Show Sticky Posts in Category Archive

I'd like to be able to show sticky posts at the top of category pages. I'm using archive.php for my category page. I'm using the code below to display sticky posts at the top of my category archive ...
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Show all sticky posts, WITH pagination

Trying to get a custom admin link working for a custom post type. I've managed to add a link to show all "sticky" posts next to the usual "All", "Published", "Trash", etc., but the actual query isn't ...
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Sticky Posts & Posts Per Page [closed]

I notice that sticky posts will disregard the posts_per_page param? Like I have a query like $q = new WP_Query(array( 'posts_per_page' => 4, ... )); If there are 3 sticky posts, I will get 6 ...
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Highlight a Featured Post?

I would like to "highlight" a featured post above all other posts with a special indicator. Is there a feature in WordPress that will do this or do I need to install a third party plug-in? I am ...
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How to make my front page display only the most recent sticky post, plus usual widgets?

WP 3.3.1, Suffusion 4.0.2 I am trying to figure out how to make my front page display only the most recent post marked sticky. I can't find how to do this in the documentation. What I'm trying to ...
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Apply styling only to first page sticky posts

I'm using the following bit of code to highlight sticky posts: <?php if (is_sticky()) : ?> <div class="col-md-12 box-01"> <div class="content"> <?php endif; ?> The ...
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Limiting query_posts to 1, regardless of sticky post?

As part of my homepage template, using the standard query_posts I'm pulling out 1 post (styled using a different content_part), then an ad, then the rest of the posts. This works fine, except for when ...
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How do I show sticky posts on a static front page that also contains content?

In my theme, I'm using front-page.php for the static front page. I'm also using a page to store the content on the static front page. The front-page.php file is set up to show the content from that ...
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Wordpress 3.1 - How does one add sticky post capabilities to post types

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 ...
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WP_Query: Why is sticky post not first item in loop?

I've got a custom WP_Query loop based of meta_value variables: $meta_cat = get_sub_field('category'); $posts = new WP_Query( array( 'cat' => $meta_cat, 'posts_per_page' => ...
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Using categories & “stickyness” together

I've got a custom query on my homepage showing all posts in a certain category. I need this query to respect sticky posts, but it seems from my research that category queries ignore stickyness. My ...
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Include Sticky Post in Page Posts Count?

I would like 7 posts showing on my homepage. I would like to be able to manually choose those posts by stickying them. Currently, I have my posts per page set to '7' in WP Admin. However, this does ...
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Exclude expired sticky posts

I use the following code to exclude expired posts and it works fine but it doesn't exclude expired sticky posts. //* Exclude expired posts add_action( 'pre_get_posts', 'exclude_expired_posts' ); ...
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Sticky posts on home page, search, tag and archives without plugin

I have a question today. I am looking for a solution to make sticky post available on my website. But, i just got it work on homepage with the code below. function wpb_latest_sticky() { /* Get all ...
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Exclude sticky post from main query?

I am having alot of trouble with this. I was using <?php query_posts( array( 'post__not_in' => get_option( 'sticky_posts' ), 'paged' => get_query_var( 'paged' ) ) ); ?> to exclude the ...
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Include Sticky Posts in Page Post Count for custom query

This link solves the problem but it's only for the main query. What if you are using a custom query? How can you modify the answer below: add_action('pre_get_posts', 'ad_custom_query'); function ...
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Query sticky posts with thumbnails

I need to display max 5 latest sticky posts that have a thumbnail. And I need to have accurate counting of the displayed posts. I've tried to exclude sticky posts without a thumbnail with meta_query, ...
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Adding Sticky functionality to Custom Post Type Archives

In WordPress, Custom Post Types do not have Sticky functionality as a core feature. It is possible, I'm sure, to create it in certain cases—and I'm working on a project that requires it for ...
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Exclude Sticky posts from Main Query break Pagination

I have a small problem with this function ! I would like to exclude all sticky post from my query but when I do it, it breaks my pagination. In the following code, when I remove the "'post__not_in' => ...
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Display only the most recent sticky post, display other posts in chronological order

I want to display only the most recent sticky post at the top of the TwentyEleven page, and display the rest of the posts in chronological order, no matter whether they are sticky or not. I tried to ...
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Schedule Sticky Posts

I'd like to display the most two recent published sticky posts by modifying the primary loop. A simple affair with the following loop. However, if I schedule a sticky post to be published in the ...
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Include sticky posts in 'Blog pages show at most' X number of posts?

I'm using the default Loop Code. I've set the 'Blog pages show at most' option in Settings > Reading to 11. In my home page -set to show Latest Posts- whenever I mark a post as 'Sticky' it's being ...
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Display all custom post type posts and order them by an optional meta_key

I have a custom post type (CPT) called property. I have registered a featured property metaboxfor it as explained in this question "How do I create a featured post within a custom post type?". So a ...
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ignore_sticky_posts in WordPress 3.0.3?

I am using WP 3.0.3 and I would like to exclude sticky posts from my query: This doesn't seem to work: <?php query_posts( 'posts_per_page=9&cat=-1,-2&ignore_sticky_posts=1' );?> To ...
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How to make post sticky in the admin page?

i work with restaurant plugin that use custom post type. the question is, if it possible to select some post and make him sticky (always be in the top) in the admin? i need this because when you add ...
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Ensuring sticky posts are retrieved first (without using two queries)?

I need to maintain pagination for use with infinite scroll. Is there no way to tell query_posts to retrieve sticky posts first? It seems to be default behaviour on a standard wordpress blog on the ...
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1answer
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WP_Query doesn't get sticky post at the top, when used in a page template

I'm creating a theme in which I've created a page template called page_default-blog.php to be used for creating a blog page. In this file I have the following code: $paged = (get_query_var('page')) ? ...
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“Sticky” posts for each category (archive.php)

I need to have the ability to have Sticky posts for each category. The simplest way to do this appeared to be to just create two loops on the page. This is what I wrote: <?php //Custom "sticky" ...
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Sticky Posts Not Sticking to Top of Category Archive

I'm using my index.php to display post archive pages rather than a specific archive.php file. This works fine, however sticky posts do not stick to the top of it. They do however, stick to the top of ...
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wp_query for the first sticky, then display the rest of the posts excluding the first sticky

I've been reading this by @nacin and getting to grips with wp_query over query_posts that I used to use. What I want is: to put this in a template file to query all posts of this category, in this ...
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2answers
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Excluding Sticky Posts from The Loop and from WP_Query() in WordPress?

The following snippet is from a sidebar widget that lists "recent posts". Since its on the home page and I feature my lastest sticky post prominently on that page, I want to skip over the sticky in ...
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All sticky posts are returned in custom query

I have the following code: $recommended_args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'posts_per_page' => 3, 'post__in' => get_option('sticky_posts'), ...
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How to get 1 or 2 specific posts on top of my wordpress blog?

Does anyone know how to get 1 or 2 specific posts on top of my wordpress blog all the time? I mean just like in a forum where you can sticky a post so they are always on top of the other posts. Is ...
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1answer
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Show Sticky Post at the top but do not show again in the loop?

Regarding wordpress.org - sticky posts are displayed at the top but they also appear again in the loop. For the main loop on my homepage I want to display the sticky posts at the top BUT I don't ...
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Exclude Current and Sticky Post

On a single Post page I have a side bar displaying up to three other, related posts. How can I exclude both Sticky Posts and the Current post? I know how to exclude the Current post and how to ...
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Move sticky posts down in main loop

Currently I am working for a site which runs on WordPress, and using twenty thirteen theme which already has a sticky post function built in and working reasonably well. But I do not like how a ...
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Sticky post appears twice

I am trying to modify the number of posts_per_page in the loop. This way: function posts_per_page($query) { $query->query_vars['posts_per_page'] = 3; } add_filter('pre_get_posts', ...
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1answer
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How can I make a custom post type sticky?

I installed the "Sticky Custom Post Types" plugin, and I added this code to my function.php: function wpb_cpt_sticky_at_top( $posts ) { // apply it on the archives only if ( is_main_query() ...
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Front page should display only one category of posts including sticky post with custom featured post box

I need code to get one category - including its sticky post and a custom featured post box on my front page. I am using twenty twelve. I have created a child theme. I have wordpress 3.6 on a ...
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Keep sticky posts out of query unless they have featured image

I have a query running which prevents posts without various criteria from appearing, one of these is the necessity to have a featured image. Sticky posts however seem to end up in the query ...
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wp_query should show stickies first

I have the problem that my theme is for some reason always showing the latest posts at first. I would however like it to show all stickies at first and then show the regular ones. Here is the code: ...
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sticky post in custom loop

I have a problem with showing sticky posts in a custom loop. This is the code I'm using to for the custom loop: <?php $post_from_cat_a = new WP_Query(array( 'category_name' => ...
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How to stick custom post at the top in search results

I'm trying to stick a post in the search results for the value and meta_key meta_value. If the search results in the post is meta_key - sticky and meta_value - fatured, the display on top of these ...
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How to make “sticky” pages (and query by them)

I have query_posts() with page_type set as 'page'. Is there any way I can make certain pages appear higher and thus, make them sticky?
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Blog page Server error 500 with stick post loop in query.php

Using sticky post on site near about 5000 sticky post i have. In wp-includes/query.php here i have bellow snippet code.on line 3748 to 3760.If i comment this code the blog page work properly. if ...
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Make sticky post on save

I am trying to make a post sticky on publish or update based on a custom field. I use the code below but it doesn't work. What am I doing wrong? function stick_post_on_save( $post_id ) { ...
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WP Query to have sticky posts first, with pagination and having a joint 'posts per page' arg with main loop

I am building a Wordpress site and have come to a bit of a wall while using a WP_Query, it started out quite simple but then sticky posts got thrown into the mix and it's becoming a bit harder to ...