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Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#47742 new defect (bug)

sorting by date incorrect

Reported by: lamaan's profile lamaan Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Posts, Post Types Keywords:
Focuses: ui, administration Cc:


Sorting pages by date should be doing date modified. It seems to be going off another date, possibly date published.

Change History (3)

#1 @SergeyBiryukov
5 years ago

  • Component changed from General to Posts, Post Types
  • Focuses ui administration added

#2 @SergeyBiryukov
5 years ago

Hi @lamaan, welcome to WordPress Trac! Thanks for the ticket.

By default, sorting pages by date indeed sorts them by publish date for published pages and last modified date for drafts.

There are plugins like to add a sortable Modified Date column to the list.

#3 @lamaan
5 years ago

The UI says last modified before each date in the results. This should for consistency's sake say last published if that is what it is sorting by. I have a large number of privately published pages, this is at least a miscommunication of what it is sorting by.

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