There Can Be Only One

Ensures that there is only one published sticky post on the site at any given time.

Author:Alex Jones (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:4.0
WordPress version tested:4.1.33
Plugin version:1.0
Added to WordPress repository:13-02-2015
Last updated:25-02-2015
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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Plugin URI:http://www.silverspider.com/there-can-be-only...
Total downloads:2 355
Active installs:80+
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This plugin ensures that there is only one sticky post published to the site. When a new sticky post is published, previous the ‘sticky’ flag is removed from any other posts, so they will no longer appear at the top of your page.

Important Notes

  • I adapted code initially found at http://craiget.com/one-sticky-post-in-wordpress/ Thanks to Craige for posting it! Also, Devin Price (http://wptheming.com/) was immensely helpful as I knocked out a couple of issues regarding scheduled sticky posts.
  • The first time you publish a sticky post after enabling this plugin, any and all other sticky posts will be changed to not-sticky. There is not a way to automatically reverse this decision, nor is their a log of which posts were changed.
  • This plugin has not been tested with versions of WordPress prior to 4.0.
  • Do not use this plugin if you are using another to manage per-category sticky posts. It has not been tested with that setup, and it will most likely mark all of those posts as non-sticky.

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