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  • Hi!
    I am using Mystile theme by WooCommerce. I want to choose which one of my blog poststs will be displayed on my homepage. By default, it is the latest, however I want to have my first one pinned there.

    I assume I must change something in the index.php file of the Mystile theme, probably somewhere in this loop:

    <?php /* Start the Loop */ ?>
    			<?php while ( $the_query->have_posts() ) : $the_query->the_post(); $count++; ?>
    					/* Include the Post-Format-specific template for the content.
    					 * If you want to overload this in a child theme then include a file
    					 * called content-___.php (where ___ is the Post Format name) and that will be used instead.
    	get_template_part( 'content', get_post_format() );

    I am a beginner in PHP, so please help me to set the first blog post as the one featured on the homepage.

    I want to use it for informative purposes on the homepage, so if someone else has this problem, I also recommend to change the last line:
    get_template_part( 'content', get_post_format() );
    than you will get just the post content without the publication date or the author.

    Best wishes,

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  • in the admin area of wordpress, go to the post you want stuck at the top and click edit .. in the publish box there is a thing that says visibility: public .. click the edit link next to that, put a checkmark next to Stick this post to the front page and then save the post.

    It should now be the sticky post on your home page

    Thanks for this useful tip, I didn’t know that option!
    So far I only have one post, but I hope it will work when I add new ones.

    it should do the trick for you unless you have some kind of wonky coding in your theme .. good luck.

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