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  • Plugin Author ambrosite


    That might actually work, but only if you set ‘order_by’ to ‘custom’, which will cause the posts to be sorted by thumbnail ID. If you want to sort by some other value, it would require a hack. I can tell you which lines need to be changed if you want to try it.

    Many Thanks for response
    I’ve pre found list of IDs with thumbnails and used in_posts, sorted alphabetically. Works a treat. However Would love to try the hack.
    ps fabulous plugin

    Plugin Author ambrosite


    I haven’t tested this, but I think all you need to do is comment out lines 152 and 153. They look like this:

    if ( $in_same_meta && $r['order_by'] != 'custom' && $r['order_by'] != 'numeric' )
        $in_same_meta_sql = $wpdb->prepare("AND m.meta_value = %s", get_post_meta($post->ID, $in_same_meta, TRUE) );

    Then set your parameters like this (use ‘in_same_meta’ instead of ‘meta_key’):

    'order_by' => 'post_title', // or whatever you want to sort by
    'in_same_meta' => '_thumbnail_id'
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