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On wordpress.barrycarter.info, the links sidebar is in alphabetical order by category ("My ... Stuff"), which looks weird for "My other stuff". How can I order the link categories myself?

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Well, the plugin My Link Order does exactly that.

My Link Order allows you to set the order in which links and link categories will appear in the sidebar. Uses a drag and drop interface for ordering. Adds a widget with additional options for easy installation on widgetized themes.

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This is in a widget? Or coded into the sidebar? http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_list_bookmarks

is the code for showing your blogroll links, with orderby parameters.

If you are particular about the order of categories, and category_orderby isn't cutting it, you can use wp_list_bookmarks numerous times, each time showing only one category

If you are using the widget,maybe look for a different plugin with widget, or consider hardcoding this?

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The filter 'widget_categories_args' lets you modify the arguments for wp_list_categories() when it's used in the default widget. – John P Bloch Apr 27 '11 at 17:56
@Voodoo Yes, this is the standard "blogroll" widget. Is there a cleaner way of doing this w/o editing the code? Like a wp_list_bookmarks widget or something? Or can I add an extra field to links called 'order'? – barrycarter Apr 27 '11 at 18:00
Sorry, I had the wrong widget. The filter for bookmarks is 'widget_links_args'. – John P Bloch Apr 27 '11 at 18:01

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