Custom ordering |

Plugin Author


Hi there,

You could check how it’s done in the /custom-related-posts/helpers/output.php file. It uses the sortByOrder function to sort the relations by their “order” key.

Something like this should work:

usort( $custom_relations, function( $a, $b ) { return $a['order'] - $b['order']; } );

Thread Starter


Thanks a lot for your reply. That was helpful! Fixed it. In case it’s relevant for others or you find it fun to see:

$current_post_id = get_the_ID();
$custom_relations = CustomRelatedPosts::get()->relations_to($current_post_id);
$custom_relation_ids = array_keys($custom_relations);

    // Loop argumnetsnts show posts by category
    $args = array(
        'post__in' => $custom_relation_ids,
        'post__not_in' => array( $post->ID ),
        'orderby' => 'post__in' <-- added this

+ a bit lower in the code

  remove_all_filters('posts_orderby'); // ADDED

Got it to work. Again thanks!


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