How to sort terms in vocabulary


I would like to sort terms of the vocabularies in a particular way

I don’t inderstand how it sorted in admin (in fact not in relation with ‘id’ in DDB) and I can’t modify it…

Do you have any idea ?
Thanks in advance.

Hello Gil!

What vocabulary are you referring to? Is it anything created with a particular plugin?

Hello Daniele,

Thank you for your reply.

I am using the plugin SimpleVocabPlus.


Hello Gil.

SimpleVocabPlus plugin’s displayed suggestions are retrieved via the suggestProxyAction() function in controllers/EndpointController.php file.

You might play around with that function’s line

$results = $termTable->findBySql('vocab_id = ? and term like ?',array($svAssign->vocab_id,$term.'%'))

to alter the terms order.

While you’re at there: I’ve created an improved fork of the plugin, still waiting to get it merged with the original one. If you’re interested in trying it, you can find it at

Hope this helps.