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[Resolved] Order by title ignoring quote marks

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Last updated by emilyT 4 years, 2 months ago.

Assigned support staff: Noman.


Hi, I'm creating a simple list of items sorted alphabetically by title, which you can see here:
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It's mostly worked, however the first handful of results start with a single quote mark. Is there any way to get the sort order to ignore that first quote mark, for example so that "‘Fender’ Custom Black Stratocaster" appears together with the Fs rather than at the top of the results?

Many thanks, Emily



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Hi Emily,

Thank you for contacting Toolset support. We can modify this behaviour through a hook and code.

Please add this code in your theme’s or child theme’s functions.php file:

add_filter( 'wpv_filter_query', 'order_by_name', 999, 3 );
function order_by_name( $query_args, $view_settings, $view_id ) {
  	if( $view_id == 4378 ) { // your view id

    	$query_args['orderby'] = 'name';
  return $query_args;

==> Please replace “4378” with your View ID and it will work fine.

Thank you


That worked perfectly, thanks Noman!