Solved

Is there a plugin for Wordpress that will reverse the order of the posts?

Posted on 2012-03-14
5
522 Views
Last Modified: 2012-03-15
Is there a plugin that I can use in Wordpress 3.x that will cause my site to show the posts in the order they were entered instead of the default reverse chronological order?
0
Comment
Question by:JimHubbard
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:dcowley
ID: 37722492
I haven't seen a plugin that can do it, but it's possible to change the templates to do it.  If you're comfortable doing that...
0
 

Author Comment

by:JimHubbard
ID: 37722546
Sure.  

Is there a way to do it so that I don't lose the changes if the theme is updated?
0
 

Author Comment

by:JimHubbard
ID: 37722586
Going to bed...will check back later.
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:dcowley
ID: 37722649
Yeah there is, it starts to get complicated though, as you'd need to create a child theme which included the customized template(s), so it might negate some of the updates which you would otherwise get if the theme is updated.

Still interested?
0
 
LVL 70

Accepted Solution

by:
Jason C. Levine earned 500 total points
ID: 37722690
There are all kinds of plugins that will change post order but as dcowley notes, it is better to do it inside the theme files by altering the loop.  

You have a lot of control over this, but you will need to learn a bit of WordPress coding to make it happen:

http://perishablepress.com/6-ways-to-customize-wordpress-post-order/

has examples of both code and plugin based solutions.
0

Featured Post

Secure Your WordPress Site: 5 Essential Approaches

WordPress is the web's most popular CMS, but its dominance also makes it a target for attackers. Our eBook will show you how to:

Prevent costly exploits of core and plugin vulnerabilities
Repel automated attacks
Lock down your dashboard, secure your code, and protect your users

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Now that you've installed WordPress 2.9 (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/Web_Development/Blogs/WordPress/WordPress-2-9-What-to-Expect-When-Upgrading-to-WordPress-2-9.html?) on your site, you need to install some plugins to get the most out …
What's this? As a volunteer Page Editor for Experts-Exchange.com, I have noticed that many authors also have blogs, and pull articles from their blogs to post at Experts-Exchange. I appreciate each author sharing their blog content with our site …
The purpose of this video is to demonstrate how to update a WordPress Site’s version. WordPress releases new versions of its software frequently and it is important to update frequently in order to keep your site secure, and to get new WordPress…
The purpose of this video is to demonstrate how to set up basic WordPress SEO. This will be demonstrated using a Windows 8 PC. The plugin used will be WordPress SEO by Yoast. Go to your WordPress login page. This will look like the following: myw…

734 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question