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PS 3 & Side Menu category sort order

Thread began 3/23/2010 10:02 am by gw311682 | Last modified 3/25/2010 6:35 pm by gw311682 | 740 views | 3 replies

Eric Mittman

To make the categories in the left area appear in the same order as the categories from the products dropdown list in PowerStore 3 you just need to update the main template.

Go into Templates > Main.dwt.php. In this file on line 269 you should have this code:

php:
$query_SubCategoryList = "SELECT * FROM ps3_categories WHERE CategoryParent = ".$StartWith . " ORDER BY CategoryName";



Update this line of code so that it is ordered by the CategoryID like this:

php:
$query_SubCategoryList = "SELECT * FROM ps3_categories WHERE CategoryParent = ".$StartWith . " ORDER BY CategoryID";



As for using single quotes and apostrophes in the names you can do this by using the entity version of this character like this:

use this for double quote:

php:
"



use this for single quote

php:
‘

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