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Is it possible to paginate posts correctly that are random ordered?

I found this problem on Wordpress Support and the topic unfortunately is now closed. I have this same issue... (read below) We have created a site where members can recommend things like favourite ...
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WP_Query - Order results by meta value

I've checked around and haven't seen an answer which works as of yet. I have a WP_Query with the following arguements: $args = array( 'post_status' => 'publish', 'post_type' => 'listing'...
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Order get_terms() By Custom Field

I want to order my categories like I order my pages. I've added an extra field called Order to my taxonomy, but how do I order my terms by this value? Adding and Saving my Order Value: /** Add New ...
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Rearrange elements outputted by comment_form()

I'm currently developing a custom theme from scratch. In the past week, I've been trying to change the order of the HTML elements output by the comment_form(). I basically don't know any PHP, and I ...
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Order get_terms using a Custom Field

I have a custom taxonomy of "crb_issues" that has a custom field associated with it that is "issue_date" which outputs a date value for each term to looks a lot like "20140601" yearmonthday. I am ...
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Sorting: custom query with orderby meta_value_num THEN by title

i try to run a custom post type query to match following criteria: sort movies first by year in descending order, after that ("inside" the year order) by title alphabetically. desired output: ...
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Increment Page Order As Pages Are Created

In the Admin Panel, is there a way to hook into the page creation and increment Page Order number of each page or to be equal to the number of pages. Right now the default is 0 and when I make a new ...
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List upcoming events, ordered by date in a custom field

I want to display a list of events with dates in upcoming order. Ex: 23 March, 2013, 30 March, 2013 Below is the query I'm using to filter out posts from my database: query_posts( '...
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Adding 'menu order' column to custom post type admin screen

I want to use the menu order attribute to control ordering for a custom post type that's going to be used for a specific purpose. It's easy enough to add this to the CPT via supports => array('...
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Different post sort order within different categories

I need to give each post a unique post order for multiple Categories (per post) it is in. I can imagine a solution using custom fields whereby for each Category there is a corresponding custom field ...
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Order posts by (hierarchical custom) taxonomy terms and term children

The scenario a custom post type wiki a (hierarchical) custom taxonomy topics a page template archive-wiki.php The situation Posts show up and get ordered by post_date (which is the default). The ...
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Order Admin sub-menu items?

I am adding items to a CPT Admin menu using add_submenu_page which works great, but they are added to the bottom of the sub-menu after the CPT options. I want to be able to have them on top , but I ...
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Display all posts in category, with specific tag posts at top

Rephrase question I need to order posts inside the loop for my category car. What I need, if I visit the category page of car, I need all posts tagged BMW to display first, and then the other posts ...
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Orderby = none not working [duplicate]

I'm trying to set 'orderby = none' to my loop but it is not working. Here's my code: $query = new WP_Query(array('showposts'=>2, 'post__in' => array(99,4,5,2,8,55), 'orderby'=>'none')); ...
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Automatically set page order on create page

Is there a way to automatically set page order to the last order number upon creating new pages instead of having it set to 0?
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WP_query 'orderby=none' Problem

I have another database which stores post's IDs and I want do display them using WP_query to use the WP default pagination. I'm using orderby => none to preserve the original order, but the result ...
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Order users by custom user meta

I'm showing a list of users like so: <ul> <?php $directors = get_users('role=director'); foreach ($directors as $director) { $dir_id = $director->ID; ...
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Order by custom field date with ASC order

I've found several similar question but none of them explains why the below is giving me nothing with ASC order. It works with DESC. Basically it's a query that should list posts where the custom ...
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Compare 3 custom fields and sort by oldest

I am building a movie archive. For each movie I am filling out the release dates for 3 countries, they're stored as custom fields (added via Pods) Now, when listing the movies I would like to build ...
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Sort on meta value but include posts that don't have one

I've been modifying the built in WP search using the pre_get_posts filter, allowing the user to sort the posts (including a bunch of custom post types) by different fields. The problem I'm having ...
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Order by optional meta key?

I'm building the sorting functionality for a custom post type, and I have a custom meta value for "Featured" posts. This value is set when you tick the checkbox, otherwise it is not set. Using the ...
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Ignoring initial articles (like 'a', 'an' or 'the') when sorting queries?

I'm currently trying to output a list of music titles and would like to have the sorting ignore (but still display) the initial article of the title. For example if I had a list of bands it will be ...
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multiple orderby in pre_get_posts action

I used to be able to sort query results by 2 criteria ("sort results first by status=unsold ASC then by date DESC) like this: add_action( 'pre_get_posts', 'my_get_posts' ); function my_get_posts( $...
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Order posts by date and then by custom field

I am trying to do something like this one. Ordering posts by day (not time) AND meta value I want to list blog posts ordered by date (not time) and then within that day, I want to sort them by custom ...
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next and previous post link ordered alphabetically

I found a snippet, which order all posts alphabetically. I wonder if is there a way to make it working just for one post-type? I have some custom post type in my website, and i want one of them to be ...
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How to order posts tag by tag?

I want to order my posts by tags with only one WP_Query() In my WP_Query I would like to display 2 posts with tags portrait 2 posts with tags paysage 2 posts with tags portrait 2 posts with tags ...
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Get current menu_order

WordPress implements a simple order functionality by default. What's the common method, to retrieve the menu_order for the current post or page?
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POSTS list in WordPress by views

I need a code that causes: <?php while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> List according to the amount of VIEW, is like to list popular posts only that it will enter the table mh_postmeta, and ...
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Displaying a custom post type alphabetically

I've created a custom post type which now has around 100 posts in it. I simply want to display these in alphabetical order by the post title rather than the default which seems to be most recent first....
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How do I reorder (pop and push) items from WP_Query?

I have this piece of code: $normal_args = array( 'order' => 'desc', 'ignore_sticky_posts' => 1, 'meta_query' => array( array( 'key' ...
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Sort posts by tags in category pages

I would like to sort posts by tags in category and archive pages. (Unfortunately there isn’t an orderby parameter for tags. That would make things so easy!) So a category page would be like this: ...
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Set number of article per number of page

I'm making a timeline using this awesome free theme. As you can see in this theme, it's a timeline separated by "Page". We have "Page 1" with 5 articles, "Page 2" with 5 articles, etc ... I changed ...
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Order posts by ID in the given order

In the back-office of my theme, the users can choose which posts to display in the front page, and they can also choose in which order the selected posts should appear. I have tried like this: $...
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Custom Post Type order by modified date and custom meta field issue

I'm creating a plugin with some kind of offers that users can publish. User, in his custom administration panel, can managed his own offers. Offers are free and premium. If offer is premium it take ...
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Order Posts by Taxonomy and Meta Value

It's possible to order posts by Meta Value. It's possible to order posts by more than one value. And thanks to the code below it's possible to order by taxonomy. But how can I alter the code below ...
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query order by date on custom type: wrong order

I know there are very similar questions ans answers out there already, but I simply cannot get my query to get into the right order. I have a custom post type ("bb_articles") with custom fields, ...
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How to alter query order direction using $query->set('order', 'ASC'); inside a pre_get_posts filter?

According to: http://codex.wordpress.org/Class_Reference/WP_Query#Order_.26_Orderby_Parameters Default order is DESC and default orderby is date. In a custom plugin, plugin is applying the following ...
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Reverse chronology of post listing

I"m working on modifying a theme that is based on 2010. I want to make the posts on this blog display earliest to oldest, but I don't see how to do this in the theme: I understand I need to add . "&...
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Sorting within nested queries / multiple meta keys

I have the following ALMOST working perfectly, but have run into a couple of issues. Right now this displays a Books archive page, ordered like this: Genre Name -- Series Name --- Books ...
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Order by Custom Field date not recognized

Ok, so I have this custom field wpcf-evento-data-inicio1 generated with the (great) Types plugin. This is how it stores on db: 1372896000 OK, so I want to order by this value. I'm doing it by url ...
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How to order posts in wp_query by a meta_value of the corresponding author

Is it possible to order posts retrieved via WP_Query according to a meta value of the corresponding post author? Use case: I have premium subscribers and basic subscribers. I want the posts of the ...
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If value present, order posts by two consecutive custom fields

Basically on my site I have a bunch of song lyrics and in a static page I want to show them listed by album Link to my website and album position of the song and I have two custom fields with that ...
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Sort custom post types by last name in the backend

I have a custom post type called speakers, where post title is a speakers first- AND last name. I created it with this code: add_action( 'init', 'create_post_type' ); function create_post_type() { ...
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Ascending sort order for monthly & category view, i.e. ?m=201204, ?cat=4

I have my posts ordered ascending (from oldest to newest) because I use Wordpress as a website to accompany a book published based on the original blog. To do this I put the following code just before ...
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Order Posts by Alphabetical for Each Letter

I need to order my posts by alphabetical for each letter. I mean: When people enter to www.xxx.com/a, they will just see posts by starting A. ABC XYZ ADE KLM ARE UYZ When people enter to www.xxx....
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Order get_users() by last login date. Is it possible?

I want to create a page that displays all the blog users ordered by the last login date. I've tried with the get_users() function and I can succesfully get the users' list, but not in the order I ...
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Arrange Posts By Date In Order Of Closest To The Current Date

I have a list of events on a clients website that show in a sidebar. When viewing the homepage you see one event and if you're anywhere else on the site you see two events in the sidebar. I am ...
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Get a Page's attachments in Gallery order

Having created a page and a gallery within that page, I would like to retrieve all the images in that gallery in the order they are set when the gallery is created, i.e. the order which I drag them in ...
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Custom WP_Query breaks default behaviour of viewing right post associated with tax-term!

I have a custom-taxonomy for a custom-post-type just like categories. I've used the standard loop in my taxonomy-event_type.php template so far … if ( have_posts() ) : while ( have_posts() ) : ...
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ascending order custom post type

I'm trying to sort a custom post type in ascending order (instead of the default descending). Registering the post type like so: function codex_custom_init() { register_post_type( 'calendar', ...