The Sorter field enabled the user to specify blocks that can be organized between the Enabled and Disabled columns via drag-and-drop.

Sorter Field


Name Type Default Description
type string ‘sorter’ Value identifying the field type.
id string Unique ID identifying the field. Must be different from all other field IDs.
title string Displays title of the option.
subtitle string Subtitle display of the option, situated beneath the title.
desc string Description of the option, appearing beneath the field control.
class string Appends any number of classes to the field’s class attribute.
compiler bool Flag to run the compiler hook. More info
required array Provide the parent, comparison operator, and value which affects the field’s visibility. More info
options array Array specifying the enabled or disables state for the individual blocks.  See ‘Options Array’ below.
data string String value that populates the check boxes with WordPress values.  Accepts:  category categories menu menus menu_location menu_locations page pages post posts post_type post_types tag tags. More info
args array Array of WordPress arguments for the specific data to be retrieved.
permissions string String specifying the capability required to view the section. More info.
hint array Array containing the content and optional title arguments for the hint tooltip. More info

Options Array

Name Type Description
disabled array key pair value for the disabled column.
enabled array key pair value for the enabled column.

The first parameter of the value pair must be a string type representing a unique ID for the element.  The second parameter must be a string type representing the display name of the element. See the code below for an example.

IMPORTANT: The key pair of 'placebo' => 'placebo' IS NO LONGER REQUIRED.

Example Declaration

    $fields = array(
        'id'      => 'homepage-blocks',
        'type'    => 'sorter',
        'title'   => 'Homepage Layout Manager',
        'desc'    => 'Organize how you want the layout to appear on the homepage',
        'options' => array(
            'enabled'  => array(
                'highlights' => 'Highlights',
                'slider'     => 'Slider',
                'staticpage' => 'Static Page',
                'services'   => 'Services'
            'disabled' => array(

Example Usage

This example in based on the example usage provided above. Be sure to change $redux_demo to the value you specified in your opt_name argument.

global $redux_demo;

echo 'Enabled column' . '<br />'; 
print_r ($redux_demo['homepage-blocks']['enabled']);

echo 'Disabled column' . '<br />'; 
print_r ($redux_demo['homepage-blocks']['disabled']);


This example is a real-use example in case you were looking to include a template.

global $redux_options;
$layout = $redux_options['home_blocks']['enabled'];

if ($layout): foreach ($layout as $key=>$value) {

    switch($key) {

        case 'slider': get_template_part( 'templates/content', 'slider' );

        case 'highlights': get_template_part( 'templates/content', 'highlights' );

        case 'services': get_template_part( 'templates/content', 'services' );

        case 'staticpage': get_template_part( 'templates/content', 'staticpage' );