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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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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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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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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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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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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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sort child pages on admin

I have a hierarchical CPT with the following structure: - parent item 1 - child item 1 - child item 2 - child item 3 - child item 4 - child item 5 - parent item 2 - child item 1 ...
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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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Can I force a metabox to be in one column?

Suppose I created a custom metabox for the add/edit post page that uses a wide width (not suitable for being in the sidebar), is there a way of keeping it in the middle column only and sortable while ...
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Custom sortable columns ordered by meta-value?

I have no idea why my sortable function does not sort my "events" my a custom post-meta. I have a custom-post-type named wr_event… I have my custom columns set up and my post-meta is shown in the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to get order of posts?

How can I get the order through which the query is done? For example, my woocommerce product archive page is querying by ordering according to the order_by select box (as seen below). How can I get ...
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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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How to sort terms with diacritical signs?

I have list of terms which happens to be the Polish Alphabet. Here's how I list these terms: <ul> <?php $terms = get_terms("taxonomy", array('orderby' => 'title', 'hide_empty' => ...
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WordPress: Sortable Metabox Fields Not Saving Position

I've run into a problem that has got me stumped: after upgrading to WP 3.6 my sortable metabox fields are not saving their position when you re-order them. Below is my code: PHP: function save_box( ...
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How do I allow users to sort posts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I sort multiples pages? I want to allow users to sort a long list of posts (that are displayed on multiple pages) by custom fields. Here is my form... <form ...
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Custom Post Type, WP_Query and 'orderby'

I do have a custom post type with the following setup: $supports = array( 'title' , 'editor' , 'thumbnail' , 'revisions' , 'page-attributes' ); $args = array( 'hierarchical' ...
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Sort results by name & asc order on Archive.php

I currently use the following code to list posts in Archive.php but I want the results to be ordered by name in ascending order, I have checked the codex but the answer isn't clear to me, how can I ...
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Sort pages in loop by admin's page attributes order field?

Is it possible to sort pages in the loop using the admin's order field (under page attributes)?
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How can I custom order the results from wp_list_categories?

I am using wp_list_categories to return (you guessed it) a list of categories within a custom taxonomy. The orderby parameter accepts sorting by ID, name, slug, count, and term_group. Is there a way ...
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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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Custom Taxonomy Template Post List with Sort Order

I have an interesting problem I am trying to solve. Here is my situations: I have create a custom post type for "events". For each event post I require custom fields to be entered for the event ...
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Auto sort the wp-admin post list by a meta key

I am using this following code in my functions file to hide and add some custom columns to my post-edit screen in wp-admin. I am now trying to get the post list to sort by a post meta field (last ...
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Sort X categories by last update and show image

I want to display X categories, and sort them by last update. I also want to grab the image of the latest post with the category. <img src="<?php echo ...
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Archive sorting functions by custom fields (front-end)

I want to give the users the ability to sort the posts in the archive by some custom fields that I pre-define. The end result would be en a tabbed container, and the user will click on the relevant ...
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Fulltext search in posts sorted by relevancy

I'm building a custom search page and what I need is to sort results by relevancy (eg. occurences of a keyword) Using MySQL docs I've built this query: SELECT ID FROM $wpdb->posts WHERE MATCH ...
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Sort posts by number of matched terms

I have form where I list all terms associated with posts as check boxes, user should pick few of them, hit search and get all posts that match all chosen terms. It works great when there are posts ...
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Sorting by tag or category

Here's the scenario: A user clicks on a tag which takes them to a list of all those posts with that tag. There are hundreds of posts, so the user needs a way to filter these. Here's the question: ...
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Plugin for sortable posts in grid [closed]

I'm looking for a plugin that will emulate this current php page: Each flower to be a post with more info. The dates to be sortable Current blooming flowers to be featured in the widget sidebar ...
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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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Adding meta_key via pre_get_posts causes navigation to disappear

I'm writing a custom function that allows the posts to be sorted based on a custom field. When the user submits the "sort by" form, the meta_key (as well as orderby and order) parameters by which the ...
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Sorting results from JSON-API on custom fields

Is there any way, out of the box, to sort results from the JSON-API plugin based on values in custom fields? The request is paged, so the results will need to be sorted server-side. I have an http ...
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Is it possible to order posts by two meta values?

Hopefully this is a reasonably straightforward question! Is it possible to order posts, on the front-end of my WP install, by two meta values? I have a meta key called genus and another called ...
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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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1answer
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How do I set the default admin sort order for a custom post type to a custom column?

SOLUTION AVAILABLE HERE I've set up a custom post type called clientarea, and set up several custom columns for it in the admin area - the custom columns are all custom meta fields, as you can see ...
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What is the most efficient way to search users by their display name?

Initially I thought I'd use get_users() but it turned out it doesn't support the display_name field. Then I've read about using WP_User_Query, but when I do it always exhausts the allowed memory size ...
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Column sorting with emtpy meta values

I am trying to sort my custom post type columns in the admin area. There's two ways I found to do this: At first this was my way to do it, however I got some strange behaviours. If a meta value is ...
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1answer
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register_post_type sort order by title by default

If I add a custom post type (example code below), in the admin page for the new custom post type the posts are sorted by ID by default. Is there a way to set the default sort order to the post title ...
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Arrange and separate posts

On a particular archive page I've created, I'm listing a number of posts by post name and they're listed in alphabetical order. Is there away to have them separated even further? As in all posts ...
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Sort Posts Best Practice

I have a custom post type "Properties". These properties posts are being listed out on page "Properties For Let". Each property post has various custom meta including price, and number of bedrooms. ...
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Wordpress: Keep order of query_posts list of post ID's using post__in

I need to request a certain list of posts in the order I want. I'm getting the posts using: query_posts('category_name'=>'cases', 'posts_per_page'=>5, 'post__in'=>$_SESSION['sorting'], ...
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Sort a custom post type array numerically

We've set up drop down lists to allow people to filter posts based on custom post types. In order to populate the drop down list I am using: <?php $terms = get_terms("ratios"); $count = ...
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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=' . ...