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[Resolved] View orderby custom field not working

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Last updated by Shawn 1 year, 10 months ago.

Assisted by: Waqar.


I have a view of home floor plans that is set to order by a custom field for square feet, but it's not sorting correctly.

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Weird thing is, my local copy of the site was sorting correctly at one time, with version 1.5.3... However, when I downgraded our staging site to this version, it's still showing the wrong order.



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Thank you for contacting us and I'd be happy to assist.

To troubleshoot this, I'll need to see how this view is set up in the admin area.

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Languages: English (English )

Timezone: Asia/Karachi (GMT+05:00)

Thank you for sharing the admin access.

During troubleshooting, I noticed that a third-party plugin "Post Types Order" is affecting the order of posts in general on your website.

If you'll go to WP Admin -> Settings -> Post Types Order and uncheck the option "Auto Sort", you'll see that the results will be ordered by the 'sq-ft-from' field, as expected.


Thanks Waqar! I wish I'd thought about that plugin as being in conflict with Views. Good job!

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