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As the title says, I changed a section from Channel to Structure, but when clicking on that section in the dashboard, the layout still looks like a Channel, and I'm not able to reorder/drag the entries.

I've tried switching the section back to a Channel, and then again back to a Structure, with no change. Most of the entries were added since switching over to Structure, but they all still behave like Channel entries.

  • Good to know you can do that. No problems at all after changing the section type? – carlcs Aug 26 '14 at 8:29
  • Nope, no problems so far. I'd guess that you might lose the hierarchy/order data if you switched from Structure to Channel, but I'm not sure. – shanecavaliere Aug 27 '14 at 10:48
  • Might be the case. And you better don't change it to Single :D – carlcs Aug 27 '14 at 10:50
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Have you switched sorting to "Structure"?

sort menu

When you're not sorting by Structure, you won't be able to rearrange the entries.

  • Oh man I feel so dumb. Thank you so much for this answer. It looks like as of Craft 2.5 you can arrange by Title, URI, author, as well as structure order. – Rob Erskine May 25 '16 at 19:05
  • I just encountered the same thing but when I change back to Structure all the nesting is lost? – Martin Oct 11 '19 at 13:23

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