I'm wondering if there's an easier way to re-order template groups on the template manager screen, something that's easier to do in bulk than clicking and dragging one at a time.


  • By easier, I should say.. like an add-on, or a screen that lets you reorder them by number the way it used to work (not that the current drag-and-drop system is bad for quick re-ordering of a few groups...) Dec 12 '13 at 0:56
  • I actually never knew you could drag and drop template groups! How did I never try that??
    – Sandwich
    Apr 7 '14 at 13:17

If you have an SQL editor, like Sequel Pro, that allows you to quickly edit data in SQL tables, the group_order column in the exp_template_groups table is where the order is stored.

You can see the data with:

select * from exp_template_groups

Fancy SQL to renumber the groups to match the ID order, or alphabetical order, also might be doable.

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