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This module allows you to filter or sort terms according to their hierarchical
order or hierarchical depth.

Use cases

  • You need to display a list of entities ordered by their taxonomy terms in
    hierarchical order, example, a list of products ordered by categories.
  • You need to display a list of entities where their terms is on a particular
  • You need to display a list of entities in a select box with Better Jump Menu
    and you need it sorted hierarchically.


  • Two Views sort handlers (fields): Hierarchy weight and depth, with field,
    sort and filter handler.
  • If Entity Menu Links is installed, you'll be able to access to the
    hierarchical weight of a menu item.

The module adds hweight and hdepth columns to the taxonomy_term_data


  • Views


  • Install this module using the official Backdrop CMS instructions at

  • Use the handlers in Views as normal: Select the
    "Taxonomy term: Hierarchical weight" field, filter, sort or relationship
    handlers in the Views UI.


This project is GPL v2 software. See the LICENSE.txt file in this directory for
complete text.

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