Making news 'sticky' on the Home page

Modified on Wed, 04 Jan 2023 at 04:55 PM

Making news 'sticky' on the Home page (written instructions)


In order to make a news item ‘sticky’ on the home page, please log in.

  1. Select Appearance and then Widgets from the black sidebar. This will take you to your widget menu.

  2. Depending on the layout of your home page, the news widget might be in one of several places.

    Screenshot of the widget menu
    Typically your news widget will be either in Home – Main Widget or Home – Below Main Full Width. If you cannot find your news widget, or if you are not sure whether it is active, you can contact us on support@gpsurgery.net.

  3. You can open up the news widget option by selecting the drop down arrow.

  4. The options tab for the news widget is quite long, but about halfway down you should see the Sticky Posts option.

    Screenshot of 'sticky posts' option in news widget
  5. Make sure that this option is set to True. This will ensure that your ‘sticky’ news items appear at the top of the news widget.

  6. Don’t forget to scroll down and select the blue Save button to ensure that your changes have been saved.

  7. If you now visit your home page, you should see that your ‘sticky’ news item is at the top of the news widget.

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