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[resolved] [Plugin: Types - Custom Fields and Custom Post Types Management] custom fields group order (6 posts)

  1. yivi
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Is there any way to set the order of the custom fields groups on they display page? Some way to set a "weight" so they are sorted according to our preferences?

    As it stands, it always is "last in, first on top", which is not very useful. I know I can re-order with drag-and drop, but then every user has to do the same...

    Thanks and regards,

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/types/

  2. Trishah
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I would like an answer to this also. The order of groups needs to be logical not chronological :D

  3. Srdjan
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    If I understand - it's about ordering meta boxes on post edit page?

    We had thoughts on that, but for now user can move boxes using built-in drag and drop.

  4. Trishah
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Yes, exactly. This isn't much of a problem when I'm designing a site for a individual client who will be the only one using the site. I can go in to their account and reorder the metaboxes so they are placed logically and coincide with my written How-To document I give my clients.

    This could become an issue only when a site will be adding additional admins without my assistance. The problem would be annoyance and/or confusion on the part of the new admin if they didn't know they could reorder metaboxes themselves... And my having to add another set of instructions to the How-To document of course.

  5. Amir Helzer
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    You're right about this. I'm adding it as a future feature request, so that you can setup sites and manage everything from the plugin admin, without going through the post edit screen to finalize the setup.

    We'll just add a numeric 'order' field in the post edit. It's not going to be very 'stylish', but will allow you to control things when you setup the site.

  6. Trishah
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    My daddy always said to choose function over style :D

    And thank you for your great plugin! I'm finding it very helpful in my site developments.

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