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wordpress.com blog posts in chronological order, oldest first?

  1. Hello. Thanks for your time.

    I want to put my post in chronological order, oldest first...

    I understand I can make a series of pages rather than posts, and put them in any order I please, and I know I can fake the dates to put posts in any order I wish, but all that seems very kludgy and defeats the purpose of chronicling my latest endeavors.

    I realize that if I could get to index.php I could put in this code:

    <?php query_posts($query_string."&order=ASC"); ?>

    but if I'm not mistaken, a free account does not have this access? I've been checking out the forums and googling "oldest posts first", but the answer still appears obscure and hindered by the question apparently being asked one too many times.

    All that for a simple question: can I put POSTs on a free wordpress.com site in ascending chronological order? A simple "no" will suffice :)

    The blog I need help with is miniaturizedfantasies.wordpress.com.

  2. No you cannot. Here at WordPress.com all blogs are displayed in reverse chrological order as would be expected in a blog. That cannot be reversed. We do not have access to the files you indicate as this is a multiuser blogging platform. If we wish we can create a book-like structure see here > http://en.support.wordpress.com/write-a-book/ If that does not suit then we can hire a web host and get a free software install for self hosting form WordPress.org
    WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org - Check out our article on the differences. > http://support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/

  3. Thank You :)

  4. You're welcome.

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