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Are you tired of WordPress categories sorted in alphabetical order? We are!

Yes, you can change WordPress category sort order – YEP there is a plugin for that!

Category Order and Taxonomy Terms Order Plugin

The plugin allows you to drag-and-drop your categories into the order you feel is most important. Its a super easy to use plugin and the basic version is free and covers most users requirements. No knowledge of code is required so any WordPress user can take advantage of this plugin. The plugin works out of the box with all WordPress themes. Installation is easy and straightforward.

Now this is what I was looking for 🙂

Instructions on how to custom sort your WordPress post categories order – The easy way

Install The Plugin

Start by going to “Plugins” > “Add New” from your WordPress admin dashboard.

  1. Using the plugin search form enter Category Order and Taxonomy Terms Order
  2. Locate the “Category Order and Taxonomy Terms Order” plugin
  3. Click > “Install Now”
  4. Validate any prompts
  5. Once installation is complete click > “Activate”

Begin Sorting Categories

  1. In you admin side bar under “Posts” you will have a new menu item.  Click > “Taxonomy Order”
  2. Start dragging and dropping as needed
  3. Click the “Update” button

That was Easy & Free!

and we all know thats not a common combination.

I’m sure there are other plugins out there that offer the same function. If you know of one that is useful and free we’d love to hear about it in; share in the comments below. Thanks for tuning in and happy blogging!

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