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Tag Sticky Post


Tag Sticky Post allows you to mark a post to be displayed – or stuck – to the top of each archive page for the specified

Tag Sticky Post…

  • Allows you to select which tag in which to stick a post
  • Will display the post on the top of the first page of the archive just like WordPress’ sticky posts
  • Will only allow you to stick a single post per tag
  • Displays whether or not a post is stuck in a tag on the Post Edit dashboard
  • Provides light styling that should look good in most themes
  • Is available on each post editor page
  • Is fully localized and ready for translation
  • Includes a custom.css file so that you can style the plugin to look however you want

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Development Information

Tag Sticky Post was built with…


  • A post marked as a 'Tag Sticky' displaying at the top of an archive page
  • The new menu item for selecting which in which tag to stick the given post
  • Disabled options show that a tag already has a sticky post
  • The post dashboard indicating which entries are tag sticky posts


Using The WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ Plugin Dashboard
  2. Select from your computer
  3. Upload
  4. Activate the plugin on the WordPress Plugin Dashboard

Using FTP

  1. Extract to your computer
  2. Upload the tag-sticky-post directory to your wp-content/plugins directory
  3. Activate the plugin on the WordPress Plugins dashboard


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Contributors & Developers

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  • Change plugin authorship.


  • Changing plugin ownership


  • WordPress 4.2.1 compatibility


  • WordPress 4.1 compatibility


  • WordPress 3.9 compatibility


  • Implementing the singleton pattern
  • Adding support for custom post types
  • Adding a file to invoke an instance of the plugin
  • WordPress 3.8 compatibility


  • Introducing support for multiple tags in the querying string. So if your URL contains tag/tag1+tag2+tag3 and a post is tagged in that set, it will be highlighted.
  • Added several private helper functions to impropve code readability
  • Improved the meta data serialization process by refactoring the code


  • Removing the custom.css support as it was causing issues with other plugin upgrades. Will be restored later, if requested.


  • Improving support for adding custom.css so that the file is also managed properly during the plugin update process
  • Updating localization files


  • Updating function calls to use updated PHP conventions
  • Adding a function to dynamically create a custom.css file if one doesn’t exist
  • Verifying compatibility with WordPress 3.5


  • Initial release