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Sort array modifier

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  Last tested in: CMSMS 2.2.5
  Last updated: 18-11-2017
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Sorting the output of an array with this simple Smarty modifier. Sometimes has a problem, a very simple solution...
I was grateful inspired by http://stackoverflow.com when making this.

Create a file named "modifier.sort_array.php" and add it to the CMS Made Simple /plugins folder

<?php
/**
 * Smarty sort_array modifier plugin
 *
 * Type:     modifier
 * Name:     sort_array
 * Purpose:  alphabetize an array
 *
 * https://www.cmscanbesimple.org/blog/sort-array-modifier
 */


function smarty_modifier_sort_array($array)
{
    asort($array);
    return $array;  
}
?>

  How to use

You can alphabetize the output in your template like:

{foreach from=$item|sort_array item='bar'}
  {$bar}
{/foreach}

  Working example




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Sort array modifier

  Article optimized for CMSMS 2.x

  Author:
  Last tested in: CMSMS 2.2.5
  Last updated: 18-11-2017
  Comments: 0
  http://cms.ms/bfsM