(deprecated) Specify how to sort date based facets.
Can be set in: collection.cfg
Warning, this option is deprecated. Instead use the sorting that is built into faceted navigation. This
option will only work when the facet is configured as a
This option specifies how to sort categories in a date based facet. It's only effective with the modern UI. Possible values are:
Sort by number of documents, descending
Sort by date, ascending
Sort by date, descending
When sorting by date is enabled, special categories like Past 6 weeks or Next year will always be displayed before specific years like 2013.
Categories are sorted by descending number of documents:
Sort by descending date: