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Easy WooCommerce order by Total Sales

WooCommerce is a free eCommerce plugin for WordPress that makes it incredibly easy for selling products online. WooCommerce is an Open-source platform and highly customisable code.

Why WooCommerce sort is important for a shop?

Every aspect of a WooCommerce shop is important. Apparently insignificant details can make a difference between a sale and a lost customer. WooCommerce product order is a must to consider for every shop. Relevant content should always stand first, before anything else. This ensures the potential products are viewed first and spotted, rather than lost in endless lists. (more…)

How to reset Post Order and show on top of the list, when change Date

When publishing a new Post, the object shows the first on the front side lists, also the first item in the Sort List. Creating further customized sorting, automatically assign an order index to the object, for a specific taxonomy term or archive. This way the Advanced Post Types Order plugin knows in what position each of the objects needs to show up when display on the front side.
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How to Randomize order but keep in place the Sticky Items

Setting Sticky Items within the re-order interface is a cool plugin feature, through which fixed position for posts can be set, independently of sorting or newly created items.
Randomizing items while keeping in place the Sticky Items is each to achieve through a programmable filter.
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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 different sorts for Desktop and Mobile devices

The Advanced Post Types Order plugin comes with the powerful Conditionals feature, which helps to apply a sort on a specific area.

Through the same Conditionals, a Mobile check is also provided, to narrow down the order appliance only for phone devices.
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How to add DIVI Post Navigation with Sort support

Divi is a nice theme, the incorporated builder is very easy to use and provides lots of functionalities. But like default WordPress navigation methods it misses any kind of support for Sorting and ordering apply when outputs navigation links.

Since version 4.3.5 the Advanced Post Types Order plugin introduced a new module APTO – Post Navigation which can be used to show post navigation link while applying the customized order. When add a new module, within the list there will be shown a new item which can be inserted in the template:
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How to show posts only for current category and not include childs, when view the re-order interface

For hierarchical taxonomies like Categories, the terms can take a parent-child structure scheme. This helps for a better organization of the customs port type objects assigned to the categories.

Sometimes, the themes and plugins, when query and outputs categories, specify a taxonomy argument called include_children. If set to TRUE, the query returns only direct post objects assigned to queries taxonomy term and not including the child of current terms ( which is the default behavior ).
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Apply customized order to search results

A default search returns the found objects for all site custom post types. This makes difficult a sort to be created, which will apply for the search result, as is require all objects to be displayed in the list, which for large sites means thousand of items.

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Sort WooCommerce Products while automatically put the Out of Stock items at the end of list

Sorting for WooCommerce Products is a simple process, the Advanced Post Types Order cover all possibilities to cover any type of sorting automation or manual drag&drop. The WooCommerce – Sort Products which belong to multiple categories cover the basics to get started.
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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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