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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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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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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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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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Orderby meta_value only returns posts that have existing meta_key

I have the following wp_query: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'news', 'orderby' => 'meta_key', 'order' => 'ASC', 'meta_key'=>'custom_author_name', 'post_per_page'=>-...
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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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How to Change Order of Posts in Admin?

How can I change the order of posts in the admin dashboard, so they display alphabetically according to title, rather than latest first?
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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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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 page....
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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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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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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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group search results by post type?

My site has 3 unique post types: Default Blog posts ("post") custom type "lesson" custom type "series" When the user searches the site, I would like pertinent results from all 3 post types to show ...
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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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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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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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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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Sort category page with custom field

This is similar to another question I asked, but I can't recognize how this query string works. I have a custom field called "category_order" and I would like to sort my category page by this order (...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Filter admin columns by custom post field value

I have a custom post type called dogs. Within the Add Dog interface, I have a radio-button group that gives choices for color, which are added to the new dog post as meta data. There are about five ...
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How to Group Posts by the First Letter or Number?

how to create the logic that makes those posts sortable either by the first letter of title or numbers? I want when I click on a "letter" the posts must get updated with the given first letter I want ...
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Sort posts by category name and title

Trying to figure out how I can output my posts based on category title (a–z) and secondly, the title of the posts within the category: A CATEGORY – A post beginning with a – Because I want to be ...
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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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Sorting Posts by custom field

I'm trying to sort my posts by the custom field artwork_title. When I use the following code, I just end up with one particular category of posts no matter what category archive I'm on. Also ...
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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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Possible to create a permalink to sort with meta_key?

I feel like I've been all around the web and back again looking for an answer to this and it's really starting to grind my gears. Not sure if this is the correct way to do it, but I want to add a ...
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Front End Sorting Questions

Please bare with me as I am self taught and trying to learn as much as possible. I am going to try and provide as much information as possible that I have learned from researching this problem. My ...
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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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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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Advanced orderby with multiple meta_query

I am on latest version of WordPress. I have scoured the codex concerning wp_query and meta_query. I also read through these: https://make.wordpress.org/core/2015/03/30/query-improvements-in-wp-4-2-...