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Can the Next/Prev Post links be ordered by menu order or by a meta key?

I have a series of posts that are ordered by a meta_key value. They could also be arranged by menu order, if necessary. The next/prev post links (generated by next_post_link, previous_post_link, or ...
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Order by custom field date?

I've created a category "Expire Soon" and i want to insert and sort the posts by custom field "expiration_date". I use this code but the posts are sorted by custom field "expiration_date" but not by ...
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How to get Page/Post Gallery attachment images in order they are set in backend using WP_Query()?

I am trying to retrieve all the images from the Gallery of a page in the order they are set in the backend. So far I have: $my_wp_query = new WP_Query(); $all_wp_pages = $my_wp_query->query( ...
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Group Posts by First Letter of Title

I am working on a website that is using posts as a way to manage glossary articles similar to the example website below. I would like to find a way to display articles alphabetically and grouped by a ...
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Drag n Drop Post Order for multiple Custom Post Types

I have two custom post types (Branding Elements and Products) that I'm showing on a single page, and the client wants to be able to control the sort order of the page. What would be the best course ...
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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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Ordering Posts List By Taxonomy Terms?

I am wondering how to write code to order a list of posts by their terms from custom taxonomies? Here is what I have so far: I have a page that lists all the posts in a Custom Post Type, on one ...
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Archive listing of posts by publish year (multiple years)

I have an archive page showing all blog posts (in a specific category). With a growing number of posts, I want to separate these by publish year. For example (simplified), I'd like the following: ...
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Custom Post Type and Taxonomies Structures

I am slightly hesitant in opening this topic because I have read through so many topics regarding this both on and off Stack Exchange. I will try and make it your guys worthwhile because I still have ...
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Custom Table Column Sortable by Taxonomy Query

I am looking to add a custom column to a custom post type post listing table in the dashboard. I have read many questions / answers on WPSE, along with this article. Although, it seems like everyone ...
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Sort custom post type list table by display name of a user id stored as post meta value

I have a custom post type named domicile. Each post (domicile) has an owner (not the author). Owners are users with a custom role. I store the user id as a post meta value (dmb_owner) for the domicile ...
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Sort admin menu items

On a related note to "Changing the Order of Admin Menu Sections?", I'm looking for a way to alphabetically sort the entries in each sub-section of WordPress's admin area. Currently, whenever a new ...
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Plugin for custom sort order for categories?

I'd like to employ a sort order option in my theme to allow categories to be sorted similar to pages. Can anyone recommend a plugin that does this?
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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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blog posts sorting doesnt work while using get_query_var

I'm trying to show the latest posts using the get_query_var function. The function filters the posts according to their category. When I'm displaying the posts on the page they appear unsorted ...
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Drop down+sort blog posts date added/most popular

Is it possible to have a drop down menu like youtube/demonoid that allows you to sort your index (and caterogy.php) blog posts by date/popularity/viewed)? I seen plugins for adding most popular ...
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How do I sort multiples pages?

I want to use a dropdown to sort a list of posts in WordPress. The results will display on multiple pages. So how do I pass the query on to the second, third, fourth, etc. pages? Here's an example of ...
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Sort plugins by rating

When I want to install a new Wordpress plugin, I do a search for the plugin I want, and I receive a list of results. Is there any way to sort the results by rating, or name? If not, it would be a ...
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Sorting archive pages with “pretty” URLs?

We want the users to re-order the posts on a page similar to pagination but I can't find anything anywhere! It would be great to create a link to a url similar to .../page/2/title/, title being the ...
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Creating a sortable table of posts by taxonomies? [duplicate]

I have posts under the Category "Show Reviews". Each post is one review on a Show title. I have made custom taxonomies called Genre, Director, Studio, Year. I would like to create a table on ...
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Query to sort a list by meta key first (if it exists), and show remaining posts without meta key ordered by title

I'm working on a custom taxonomy term page template where we want the items that are connected to the term sorted by a publication date (custom date field) - and if there are multiple items on the ...
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How to return results of a get_posts() in explicitly defined order

I'm trying to create a loop of explicity ordered posts, for example: <?php $args = array( 'include' => '1,3,8,4,12' ); ?> <?php get_posts( $args ); ?> The results are ...
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Sort posts alphabetically by custom field value, insert divider between different letters

i'm listing all posts of my custom post type "person" alphabetically sorted by the custom field last_name on a page. How would i insert a divider (e.g. an image of the letter) before a letter range ...
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Using meta_query, how can i filter by a custom field and order by another one?

With the following code (in functions.php) my posts (of CPT event) are ordered by _end_date instead of _start_date. What's the proper solution to this as of WP 3.1.3? Of course I'd like to avoid using ...
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visually sort ordering “custom post types” for end users

Now with those custom post types and other bits of content that don't necessarily need to be organized chronologically by date, for example: the client has a 100 T-Shirts as custom post type "SHIRT" ...
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Custom order of terms for custom taxonomy in admin and website

I have a custom taxonomy registered for my custom post type. I need to make it possible for a user to specify the order in which the taxonomy terms should appear (something like menu order for pages). ...
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How to query_posts using meta_query to orderby meta_key AND have a secondary sort by date?

I've been troubleshooting an issue over the past few days and keep going in circles. Could really use a fresh pair of eyes to help me answer this question... So I'm working with a wordpress site ...
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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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get_pages() not ordering as it should

I'm using get_pages() function to get all subpages from a page like this: $childrens = get_pages(array('child_of' => 7, 'sort_column' => 'post_date', ...
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sortable custom column in media library

trying to make a custom column sortable in the media library. Found lots of examples for posts, and users but can't get them to work on the media library page. function wpse_hook_isv_columns() { ...
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Sortable admin columns, when data isn't coming from post_meta

I have a custom post type that uses a custom taxonomy. I'm imposing a limit of a single term to each post (using a custom meta box drop down on the edit post screen for the CPT). The term for the ...
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1answer
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query_posts sort in multiple directions

I'm trying to improve my post sorting by using multiple criteria, but I want specific orders for different values. For example, I have a meta_key called 'featured' that I want to move any post up to ...
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Setting Custom Sort Order of Posts within a Category

I've got this category setup that includes several posts. By design it's not a blog, but a staff listing. Currently all of the staff members have their own posts with the category. I'd like to be able ...
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Reorder plugin items in the admin menu

Is it possible to reorder plugin menu items and custom admin items in the Admin menu without modifying the position in the plugin itself? I've tried using the method described here "Changing the Menu ...
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Sorting problem with 'query_posts' funcion in wordpress. Sort by custom field not working

0 down vote favorite Hi, I am working with wordpress where i have a event listing system. There is a custom field in my post called starting_time which is unix timestamp. Now i want to short all ...
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Random sort within an already sorted query

I have a working query which returns a set of custom posts which are ordered by their package ID (ASC). For a query with 9 results this may return for example: 4 posts (Post ID's 1,2,3,4) with ...
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How to order adjacent posts (prev / next) by custom field value?

I am using the More Fields and More Types plugins to create a custom post type called product. This custom type is based on the Post type. One of the fields is named lot which is an integer ...
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Sorting a query by custom field date

EDIT: Reworded the question for more clarity I'm trying to sort by custom meta box data, which I am converting to a date using the strtotime function, but I'm having some difficulty. My chief ...
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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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Sort by custom field value

I have a page where I only want to show posts from a specific category. At the same time, I want the posts to be sorted by a custom field value in my posts: query_posts('category_name=' . str_replace(...
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Sort users in get_users() in custom order

<?php $blogusers = get_users('include=5,6,2,7,12,8'); foreach ($blogusers as $user) { ... } ?> Right now, these users will sorted by first name. How do I sort this in the order the ...
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Wordpress Menu Disappears when $query->query_vars['meta_key'] is set

I've set some meta variables on my WP posts. I want to be able to sort by these variables, and everything is working great except when I sort by either "views" or "likes". When I sort by either of ...
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Sort wp post title with alphabetically and numerically?

Is there any possible way to sort a new Wordpress post query by the title, but numerically instead of alphabetically? I have some titles that have a lot of the same name alphabetically, then have a ...
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sort events based on event date custom field

I'm trying to list events (custom posttype 'kurs') by event date, which are stored as custom fields ('dato'). My loop so far looks like this: <ul> <?php $loop = new WP_Query( array( '...
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1answer
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How to use WP default post list tables in a plugin?

I'm developping a plugin to manage a base of users and I'd like to show them in the same type of table used in other parts of the WP admin (post lists, user lists, etc.), I'd like to have the same ...
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Link to most recently created category of custom taxonomy in primary navigation menu

I have a custom taxonomy called Issues (like magazine issues) with categories named after the title of each issue. I created a page called "Current Issue" and added a link to it in the main ...
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How can I sort get_users() by any value (last_name, user defined fields and more)

I want to sort the result of get_users() by last name, first name, user defined fields or whatever. How can I achieve this while still using get_users()?
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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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Get “wp_get_nav_menu_items” to sort alphabetically [duplicate]

I am trying to return a menu in alphabetical order and not the order set by the user in the backend. I have this code but it is not alphabetical: $args = array( 'order' => '...
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Adding Sorting to Website?

I would like to add sorting but don't have any idea how ot go about it. I would like to be able to sort by: Date, Title, Price (custom field), Comments, Views, ASC + DESC What would be the ...