Archive Type: Decade
A new decade archive type has been introduced that is useful when the archive covers a large number of years. Posts are grouped into decades, or a time span of 10 years: 1970’s, 1980’s, 1990’s and so on.
Alpha Type Sorting
According to the WordPress codex for the wp_get_archives function the type attribute will override the order attribute for alpha and postbypost archive types:
Type of archive to retrieve. Accepts ‘daily’, ‘weekly’, ‘monthly’, ‘yearly’, ‘postbypost’, or ‘alpha’. Both ‘postbypost’ and ‘alpha’ display the same archive link list as well as post titles instead of displaying dates. The difference between the two is that ‘alpha’ will order by post title and ‘postbypost’ will order by post date. Default ‘monthly’.
The latest versions of both Annual Archive and Archive-Pro-Matic include a new alpha_sort feature that allows alpha archive types to be sorted either ASCending or DESCending. The shortcode attribute to control alpha type sorting is
Post-By-Post Type Sorting
The latest versions of both archive plugins include a new alpha_sort feature that allows post-by-post archive types to be sorted either ASCending or DESCending. The shortcode attribute to control post-by-post type sorting is