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[resolved] Listings order by alphabet (7 posts)

  1. alucas2k
    Posted 2 years ago #


    By default the list is ordered by date, but I need to order it by name (A-Z).
    I cannot see how can I do this in the settings. Is it possible?

    If not, in which file and line could I specify the order?

    Many thanks.


  2. Mihail Chepovskiy
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    This is in functions_ui.php file, in w2dc_orderLinks() function

  3. alucas2k
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Thanks for the reply.

    I have been trying to force the system only to order by title, but doesn't work.

    I commented everything in the function w2dc_orderLinks() and then just put:

    global $w2dc_instance;
    $ordering = array();
    $class = 'ascending';
    $url = add_query_arg('order_by', 'post_name', $base_url);
    $ordering['post_name'] = '' . __('Date', 'W2DC') . '';
    $ordering = apply_filters('w2dc_ordering_options', $ordering, $base_url);
    echo __('Order by: ', 'W2DC') . implode(' | ', $ordering);

    But this doesn't work. I tried a few more things but nothing happens, the system keeps ordering by date.

    Could you help me please?

    Many thanks

  4. Mihail Chepovskiy
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    I'm so sorry, but I haven't any free time to provide whole algorithm for your custom needs.
    May be in further releases we will add default order setting...

  5. alucas2k
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I thought that was only changing "post_date" by "post_name", but it's not happening that.

    I think that many users will be very happy if you provide this solution.

    Someone who is reading and can help? Many thanks.

  6. alucas2k
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Well, after looking more deeper, I realized that the function that you said w2dc_orderLinks() only works when the user clicks in the "order by" and in then in the URL appears the GET order_by=title.

    But what I want is by default by title, not when the user click.

    Simple solution and not the best of course, adding ?order_by=title in the end of the URLs in the category list. This is in the file functions_ui.php line 300 (aprox).

    I hope this helps someone, for FREE :)

  7. Modernliving77
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hi alucas2k

    I can't set directory. I saw your post so perhaps you can help me out? Read my post. "Email". Thanks in advance.

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