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I wrote a query:

WP_Query(array('post_type'=>'portfolio_item', 'post_status'=>'publish', 'posts_per_page'=>-5));

which works and does what I want except it sorts the results from oldest to newest, and I want them to appear newest to oldest. What can I add to the query parameters to make this happen?

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WP_Query(array('post_type'=>'portfolio_item', 'post_status'=>'publish', 'posts_per_page'=>-5, 'order' => 'ASC'));

See: https://codex.wordpress.org/Class_Reference/WP_Query#Order_.26_Orderby_Parameters

for order parameters.

Hope that helps.

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  • that seems like exactly what I am looking for so I don't know why it didnt work. I tried 'order' => 'DESC' and its of them changed anything. The widget containing the query is still printing the portfolio_items starting from the beginning.
    – brothman01
    Oct 11, 2016 at 15:16
  • I added and 'order' => 'ASC' to the query parameters and it worked. thx
    – brothman01
    Oct 11, 2016 at 15:20
  • Sorry, wrong way round. Always confuses me. Glad that worked out for you.
    – Tex0gen
    Oct 11, 2016 at 15:28

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