Change Order of Past Events in The Events Calendar Plugin

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The Events Calendar is a great calendar plugin for WordPress. It comes in both free and Pro versions and is very flexible. However, by default the events are displayed in chronological order and this might not suit your site.

If you want to reverse the order of your events in The Events Calendar, you can add this function to your functions.php file.

// Changes past event views to reverse chronological order
function tribe_past_reverse_chronological ($post_object) {
$past_ajax = (defined( ‘DOING_AJAX’ ) && DOING_AJAX && $_REQUEST[‘tribe_event_display’] === ‘past’) ? true : false;
if(tribe_is_past() || $past_ajax) {
$post_object = array_reverse($post_object);
return $post_object;
add_filter(‘the_posts’, ‘tribe_past_reverse_chronological’, 100);

As an example, here’s where I used this: STEPS Centre Events page.

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