Synchronize an Advanced Post Types Order sort list across all languages along with WPML

During recent year, WPML becomed the best plugin to help translating any site into a multilingual. It featured lots of options and functionality which help with pretty much everything related to languages and translations. (more…)

Add WooCommerce Shop Manager custom role for Advanced Post Types Order sorts

As described at Filter – Add Custom Role / Modify exiting – Minimum capability to use this plugin custom role can be append to existing list. This is not something to be included automatically, as custom roles rely on capabilities, so it need one to selected. (more…)

Customizing sort through default post type archive interface

Customizing the sort for a site content is the key to improve SEO ratting and keep you in business. Any new visitor will navigate your page just a bit before leave for another site, if not find quality information. Placing the best products and articles in the relevant spots is the way to catch a rushed eye.

Advanced Post Types Order plugin provide excellent tools to manage everything when it come to content sorting, moving things around is a breeze job, re-ordering can be achievable through provided intuitive visual interfaces.

Create sorting for queries containing Custom Field Handling / Meta

Staring version 3.8.9 the Advanced Post Types Order got a major code extension to include the possibility to focus a sort on an exact front site query contain a Custom Field Handling / meta_query section. The Custom Fields meta data is the way WordPress save additional information for custom post types. These are used by custom code (theme and plugins) for post-processing.

Pagination on AJAX Sort List Update

For very large list, it can be a challenge to save an order list. Something this can take a while, on certain hosts it can be stopped from execution returning an 500 server error. The main cause for this is a php environment variable called Maximum Execution Time. This is generally set for 30 seconds.
When Pagination is set for Advanced Post Types Order plugin, the timeouts are no longer a problem, the sort list save job is split into small chunks to allow server to process the data.

Pagination on AJAX Sort List Update - progress

Additionally, a progress data is being show, the current chunk page out of total jobs.

Autosort a Category by posts Featured Image Title

The Automatic Order functionality along with Custom Function it’s a very powerful tool to customize the sort of a give area by very specific criteria. As specified at http://www.nsp-code.com/applying-automatic-order-for-a-sort-through-a-user-function-callback/ the filter return a list of all posts within the section / query on which different operations can apply.

Pagination for large Sort Lists

A new functionality is available for Advanced Post Types Order plugin, Pagination for sort lists. A high number of objects to show on a single list, makes the sorting process a bit difficult sometimes, either being slow as loading lots of html code or simply too many to follow certain objects in the list. The Pagination functionality, split the items on multiple pages using a WordPress pagination style. This feature can be controlled for each sort individually through their settings:

Pagination for large Sort Lists - settings