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Add “Jump to Position” icon for items in re-order list

The re-order interface uses a drag&drop functionality which makes the sorting process very easy. Using a mouse or tap gesture for mobile devices, the items can be dragged and dropped up and down, uppon the required order. The process is generally fast and takes coupe minutes for arrangements of 50-100 objects.

On large lists, when pagination is not being used, the drag & drop of items up and down might become slower, as the page also need to scroll along with the mouse positioning. The “Jump to Position” feature, is a great way to quickly move an object at a specific position in the list, by entering the required position where the item should be re-located:


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How to disable Archive selection on a sort interface

When creating a simple sort the selection area outputs the Archive and all taxonomies assigned to a particular custom post type:


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How to Limit the number of order indexes in post queries

When using Auto Sort functionality, The Advanced Post Types Order plugin apply the order automatically on front side. This works very easy and does not require any coding skills, the customised order is inserted automatically in all front/dashboard queries which match the sort set-up.

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Retrieve posts per customised order through JSON REST API


The JSON REST API service, fully implemented into WordPress since 4.7, provides a great way for other applications to connect. This is a huge step forward, as it can communicate and exchange data regardless of what languages an external program uses.

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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.
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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
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Apply Archive Order to Taxonomies Terms / Categories, if no custom order is defined

When migrating from free Post Types Order, on activation. the Advanced Post Types plugin automatically import the previously customized order. This is saved within Archive area, since this is the type of sorting the free code is capable off. The other areas as taxonomies terms like categories, inherit default sorting by date as there’s never been applied a customized order.
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Synchronize order across all languages when using Polylang

WordPress Polylang plugin allows to create multilingual content for your site, easily. You write any content type, like post, pages, categories, tags, define the language for each and translate.
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How to Order Posts by Category Name

Creating custom Sort for Posts (or any other custom post type) within categories is an easy task using the Advanced Post Types Order plugin, a visual drag & drop interface is easy to set-up and self explanatory. The order can be customized for individual categories which apply accordingly on front side when view such area (e.g. category link). (more…)

How to apply WooCommerce category order while using visual attributes filtering

Sorting WooCommerce products is an easy job, specific area ordering is possible after selecting the appropriate taxonomy or attribute.  When using mix of multiple taxonomies or/and attributes a sort is still easy to create through advanced set-up

Sometimes, there’s no need to apply a very specific order for all those areas, as it become impractical and hard to maintain. Might be a better approach to use a simple sorting which apply to categories, even if there’s additional visual filters used. (more…)