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Wednesday, March 22, 2006

How to make a post remain at the top of the page.

Posts are sequenced chronologically, with newer posts appearing at the top. If you want a particular post to be always at the top (sticky post), you will have to play with the dates. When you create that sticky post, at the bottom, click POST AND COMMENT OPTIONS, then predate your post to the latest possible, as shown in the screenshot above.

UPDATE 21 January 2007: For the New Blogger (formerly beta), see posts New Blogger (formerly beta): How to add AdSense or sticky post, etc. at the top of every page of your blog.

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21 comments:

  1. Yeah, it's to see these things end up here. Longer shelf life than the Blogger help group! I recommended your site once on The Rat Squeaks already and may do again if you keep it going. Good work!

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  2. I agree! Please keep it going!

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  3. I was so frustrated with Blogger that I almost shifted out from Blogger. Then I found this site.This site is very helpful. I am staying back.

    Thanks.

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  4. i am new to blogging and i wld like to know what it is that i am doin wrong.
    i had left my blog at blog group desipundit who reviewed my blog n wrote abt it but their link did not link back to my blogsite. altho the back link created at the bottom of my page i can see the link created.
    another thing blogexplosion refuses to put me on their directory saying my default links are not workin and template errors.
    WILL S'BODY PLS HELP ME

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  5. You did not give a link back to your site, so how would we know. Anyway, why don't you load a new template (TEMPLATE > NEW) and reapply to BlogExplosion.

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  6. Good job... really helpful

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  7. great site very helpfull!Thanks

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  8. Hi lorainek,

    Thanks for your kind words.

    Peter Blog*Star
    Blogger Tips and Tricks

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  9. Hey peter
    this was a very nice simple trick to sticky a post.thanks for it.
    But i want to know is there a way we can post on the BODY of the blog i.e. by editing the layout or template???

    Rockerdish
    Best pics and wallpapers

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  10. Hi RockerDish,

    See the date of this post - March 22, 2006. However, it still can be used, but has an expiry date after which it have to be put up again. Also it will only appear on the homepage and not other pages.

    If you want a permanent "stick post" that has no expiry date and appear in all pages, see permanent "sticky" post.

    Peter Blog*Star
    Blogger FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions_
    (Blogger FAQ in progress. More will be added as I have the time)

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  11. Thank you! I googled how to sticky a post and your directions came up!

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  12. Hi Christi,

    Well, the instructions here for a "sticky post" has an expiry date. Hope you noticed the link to permanent "stick post" which have no "expiry date".

    Peter Blog*Star
    Blogger for Dummies

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  13. Clever! One runs around in the dark searching for simple answers to road blocks. Thanks for sharing.

    Will try.
    http://www.rollizalove.blogspot.com

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  14. rollizalove,

    I am afraid I have to tell you this is an old post and since Blogger introduced, this trick no longer works. Perhaps you may want to try "sticky post" with New Blogger.

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  15. I realize this is an old post and there may be other options since 2006. But I figure someone else will wind up here just like I did.

    I was playing with these ideas and stumbled on just adding a text element to the page and dragging to a position right above the blog posts element.

    Put whatever you want in there and it stays right below your page header. It's exactly what I wanted.

    Cheers,
    Maggie

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  17. Ok, but how can i make my Page sticky. This is my new blog and i want to make my page sticky, please help me..
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  18. Thank you. You have solved a couple of problems - clearly. Other sites the language was too confusing.
    Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.

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