This is how to add a custom sort order to the topic lists.
class ::TopicQuery SORTABLE_MAPPING["order_name"] = "order_by" end
order_by with the name of a column of
topics table by with you want to sort.
You can also order by custom fields by replacing
custom_fields.your_topic_custom_field_name to sort by the said custom field.
To apply sorting according to the said order, just add a GET param to the url
?order=order_name where order name is the key of the
SORTABLE_MAPPING hash where you put your column name.
Recently, I got a requirement to sort topics by the time they were posted in the last time, here’s what I did.
class ::TopicQuery SORTABLE_MAPPING["latest_post"] = "last_posted_at" end
To apply this sort, do