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how to re-order Categories in sidebar? (2 posts)

  1. aster
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Hey all... just installed WordPress this week and am really enjoying it!

    However, I noticed my Categories are listed in the sidebar in what appears to be alphabetical order. Seems as though there's no option to customize the display order myself, though that seems unusual. Is there a trick to this? I downloaded the "mycategoryorder" plugin, but haven't been able to get it to work in 2.2.

    Any suggestions would be much appreciated. Thanks!

  2. MichaelH
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    The answer might hinge on what theme you are using and if you are using Widgets_SubPanel.

    Normally, the listing of categories is handled by a theme's sidebar.php file and utilizes the template tag, wp_list_categories().

    Also see:
    Stepping into Template Tags
    Stepping into Templates
    Template Hierarchy

    If you do report back, please provide the name of your theme (and a link to that theme if possible).

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