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Chronological Posts

Globably reverses the post order to be chronological, so that your site can display a journal or a book in chronological order.

Chronological posts reverses the default post order throughout your site to be chronological instead of reverse-chronological. This can be useful for sites displaying historical content, journals, books, etc. where the content is intended to be read chronologically (typically, it works well for any sites where the entire content of the site - every post - is intended to be read sequentially). It is also useful for archived sites, preserving the history of posts in a sequential format, oldest to newest.

Author Nick Halsey
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Contributors celloexpressions, annenbergdl
Tags chronological, post order, reverse post order
  1. Take the easy route and install through the WordPress plugin installer, or,
  2. Download the .zip file and upload the unzipped folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress

1.0

  • First publicly available version of the plugin.

Where are the options?

There are no options. When active, this plugin will automatically display your posts in chronological order on all views, including the main blog index day/month/year archives, category/tag archives, author archives, searches, etc. The admin UI is not changed, only the frontend display.

Displaying only specific post types in chronological order

This plugin changes all post types to be chronological, globally. To apply it only to a specific post type, I suggest forking the plugin and adding a simple check for the post type of the query before it sets the query order to ASC. This is not a complicated process - the plugin has only 6 lines of code.

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Version 1.0

Requires WordPress version: 4.4 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 09 Dec 2016

Date Added: 04 Apr 2016

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