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Is it possible to do this? In the codex the 'orderby' option does not allow manual ordering (only ascending ID, name, count, slug etc).

Here is the code:

<?php
    wp_list_categories('include=16,17,15&title_li=<h3>' . __('By Content') . '</h3>' ); 
?>

This is currently alphabetical since I havent included the 'orderby' statement. I want them ordered 17,15,16 but only these 3 cats which are not alphabetical.

Is this possible?

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I would use get_categories() to first get an associative array of all the categories and then sort it how you want it.

$categories = get_categories('include=16,17,15');
  • Thanks for the reply, replaced my code with your suggestion and it disappears completely. – buksida Jun 11 '15 at 9:48
  • Maybe read up on the docs (that I even linked). It doesn't print out the categories as a link but instead returns an array. You then have to sort it with a comparison function and then write a loop (maybe foreach) that will print the list. The PHP docs will help you. – Øle Bjarnstroem Jun 11 '15 at 13:21
  • Thanks, read those already before posting, seems like it isnt possible without a bunch of complex coding which is beyond me. – buksida Jun 13 '15 at 0:19
  • Yes, I don't know about a way to do this with Wordpress alone. But it's not that hard to write a solution in PHP. And it's always good to know PHP when developing Wordpress Themes. – Øle Bjarnstroem Jun 15 '15 at 19:22

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