Custom filtering and sorting for events via functions.php

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Uses action hook of the hybrid theme framework to launch function that modifies the query on the archive page for category 6.\\r\\n\\r\\nSorts by the custom field \\\"event_date\\\" and compares it to the current date.\\r\\n\\r\\nBased on [goto11\\\'s]( code from the discussion [here](

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  1. /* Custom sorting for Events. */
  2. add_action( 'hybrid_before_content', 'events_sorting' );
  3. function events_sorting() {
  4. if ( is_category('6') ) {
  5. $today = date('Y-m-d');
  6. query_posts('cat=6&meta_key=event_date&meta_compare=>=&meta_value='.$today.'&orderby=meta_value&order=ASC');
  7. }
  8. }

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