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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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WooCommerce – Sort Products which belong to multiple categories

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Probably the best choice for e-commerce under a WordPress environment, WooCommerce deliver all the juice you need for a successfully e-commerce business.  WooCommerce is built using WordPress best practices both on the front and the back end. This results in an efficient, robust and intuitive plugin. (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.
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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:

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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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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.

Sort WordPress custom post types through Front End

This will allow you to create custom sort lists through the Front End of your site.
This is a sample of how the sort interface will appear:
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During the last years the WordPress become one of the best Content Management System, the features and a great interface, also the ease of usage makes the best environment for a serious website. There are certain functionality which is not available either planed to be implemented giving the complexity, the Advanced Post Types Order plugin got the content management a step further and fill a gap in the WordPress core by implementing the possibility to sort any custom post types. We all know how important is the data and texts positioning on front site, as this will make the difference of retain a visitor interest or make it go away. Time is an important aspect for everyone, so making the important things show first will be a huge benefit all.

Recently the Advanced Post Types Order got an important update, any sort type is now possible through front end. This is an important feature for those who do not allow users to access the admin interface. The feature is available in a form of WordPress shortcode which can be used within any page, post or any custom post type, like a regular shortocde.

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