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Orderby = none not working

I want to use $query = new WP_Query( 'post__in' => array( 2, 5, 12, 14, 20 ) ) ); to retrieve posts by ID, I do and the result ordered by publish date but I want to retrieve in same of IDs in this example in this order: 2, 5, 12, 14, 20

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marked as duplicate by Otto, Brian Fegter, Rarst Oct 2 '12 at 21:29

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In WordPress 3.5, you'll be able to do this with the 'orderby' parameter set to 'post__in'.

Until then, this question is basically identical to another one, which I wrote an answer for already: Orderby = none not working

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In your example you can order by ID ascending to get those results:

$query = new WP_Query( 
    array(
        'post__in' => array( 2, 5, 12, 14, 20 ),
        'orderby' => 'ID',
        'order' => 'ASC'
    )
);

see WP_Query in Codex for the full list of arguments.

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this is not solution but in this case ignore 2, 5, 12, 14, 20 –  Ehsan Oct 1 '12 at 15:09
    
then edit your question to be more specific about what you're trying to achieve. –  Milo Oct 1 '12 at 15:10
    
I said that I want ordering by 2, 5, 12, 14, 20 ... excuse me for my bad english –  Ehsan Oct 1 '12 at 15:14

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