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everyone, is there way to order categories in add/edit post in admin dashboard. The problem is my order must be custom, not by Name or ID. For example:

  • Rumors (id 5)
  • News (id 1)
  • Features (id 7)
  • etc.

    The ideal solution will be to order categories by description. That way in category description field I will put number or letter and categories will order right.

Thank you in advance!

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Use the get_terms_args hook and modify the orderby argument, like so:

add_filter( 'get_terms_args', 'my_sort_terms', 10, 2 );
function my_sort_terms( $args, $taxonomies ) {

    $args['orderby'] = 'description';

    return $args;
}

Possible values for this argument are listed in the codex.

  • Thank you for the fast comment. With your code and little edits, now it check the description of the categories and order them like I want. – Dido Kotsev Feb 27 '13 at 15:33

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