Sticky parts of a WordPress site means the sections which sticks to their place and remains on their position even when the user scrolls. Sticky posts are different from sticky headers, footers, widgets and sharing buttons etc. Sticky posts sticks to the top of a multi posts page and remains on the top, no matter how many new post entries are made by other website users. In this tutorial we are sharing a list of some good plugins which you can use for making your website sections sticky and featured.
Sticky Social Icon is a simple sticky container of social media icons glued on the right side of your website. The container provides you animated social icons with css3 transitions and transform rules with different color code. To start, install and activate the plugin in your WordPress installation.
Floating Social Media Links is a free WordPress plugin that allows you to display a beautiful floating frame of buttons (linked icons of social media and other custom links) in WordPress. The plugin provides you a clean sticky look.
Sticky Notice is the new WordPress plugin that allows you to display a sticky semi-transparent and highlighted notice box in your website. You can add your text, choose your color theme, font size and position from Top-Left, Top-Right, Bottom-Left, Bottom-Right & Center.
Super Post adds many useful features for displaying your WordPress blog posts and post types is a better way. The plugin is compatible with all post types and automatically adds various useful options, gives you more controls over your blog content.
Sometimes especially while editing long articles it becomes very irritating for bloggers to scroll again and again to top of the page just for clicking Update, Preview or Publish buttons etc. But no worries! because now by using the new WordPress plugin called Follow Me Sidebar you can make your Add New/Edit post’s page right sidebar float with you as your scroll down the page which you generally do in long post edit screens.
Sometimes when you feature many posts at once by ticking Make this post sticky button in all posts quick edit section then what WordPress by default does is that it shorts those sticky posts in date wide order which simply means if you make many posts sticky then your most recently posted sticky post will be coming on top. This tutorial explains you how you can manually sort and rearrange sticky posts in your WordPress site easily.
WordPress already provides you sticky posts feature without installing any plugin. Sticky Posts are actually Featured Posts hat stays on Top of your blog for the time period you want. You can easily make any WordPress post sticky simply by visiting Dashboard -> Posts -> All Posts, selecting the post and clicking Quick Edit to check the option Make this post sticky.
Normally you turn your WordPress blog posts sticky (featured) from Dashboard -> All Posts’s Quick Edit by checking and un-checking the box. But here we are discussing about the easiest method for turning blog posts sticky or turning sticky posts to normal ones.