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first question i've asked here, so apologies if im repeating / not being specific, but couldnt find anything similar.

ImI'm currently in the process of redesigning a site, and we're proposing to use a list based page to display various different types of content including latest events and news. 

When a user first arrives on the page, they will see all the content currently available - for example when they visit the UK page, they will see all UK news / events. They can then use a faceted search to drill down into the content and choose more specific results i.e. by date and content type.

ImI'm intending to display this content in date order i.e. most recent first. However, dates for events and news are going to be different. Events will be most naturally listed in descending order i.e. the event happening next will appear at the top / first in the list. However, I would assume that News would naturally be listed in the 'opposite' order - in the sense that as you go down the list you will be going back in time to see old news. In effect the news date will be going back, whilst the event date would need to go forward

Long story short, Im hoping that someone might be able to recommend a best practice solution for this, suggest any sites where something similar has been done or tell me if such a solution is sounding like a disaster! Im wondering ifPerhaps the best date related solution might be to simply list 'update' order i.e. when the content was last edited by a CMS user.?

Be really grateful for any adviceLong story short, I'm hoping that anyonesomeone can providetell me if either of these solutions sound suitable (or a disaster!) or that someone might be able to recommend another best practice solution for this.

first question i've asked here, so apologies if im repeating / not being specific, but couldnt find anything similar.

Im currently in the process of redesigning a site, and we're proposing to use a list based page to display various different types of content including latest events and news. When a user first arrives on the page, they will see all the content currently available - for example when they visit the UK page, they will see all UK news / events. They can then use a faceted search to drill down into the content and choose more specific results i.e. by date and content type.

Im intending to display this content in date order i.e. most recent first. However, dates for events and news are going to be different. Events will be most naturally listed in descending order i.e. the event happening next will appear at the top / first in the list. However, I would assume that News would naturally be listed in the 'opposite' order - in the sense that as you go down the list you will be going back in time to see old news. In effect the news date will be going back, whilst the event date would need to go forward

Long story short, Im hoping that someone might be able to recommend a best practice solution for this, suggest any sites where something similar has been done or tell me if such a solution is sounding like a disaster! Im wondering if the best date related solution might be to simply list 'update' order i.e. when the content was last edited by a CMS user.

Be really grateful for any advice that anyone can provide

I'm currently in the process of redesigning a site, and we're proposing to use a list based page to display various different types of content including latest events and news. 

When a user first arrives on the page, they will see all the content currently available - for example when they visit the UK page, they will see all UK news / events. They can then use a faceted search to drill down into the content and choose more specific results i.e. by date and content type.

I'm intending to display this content in date order i.e. most recent first. However, dates for events and news are going to be different. Events will be most naturally listed in descending order i.e. the event happening next will appear at the top / first in the list. However, I would assume that News would naturally be listed in the 'opposite' order - in the sense that as you go down the list you will be going back in time to see old news. In effect the news date will be going back, whilst the event date would need to go forward

Perhaps the best date related solution might be to simply list 'update' order i.e. when the content was last edited by a CMS user?

Long story short, I'm hoping that someone can tell me if either of these solutions sound suitable (or a disaster!) or that someone might be able to recommend another best practice solution for this.

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How should different content types be ordered on a list based page - specifically news and events

first question i've asked here, so apologies if im repeating / not being specific, but couldnt find anything similar.

Im currently in the process of redesigning a site, and we're proposing to use a list based page to display various different types of content including latest events and news. When a user first arrives on the page, they will see all the content currently available - for example when they visit the UK page, they will see all UK news / events. They can then use a faceted search to drill down into the content and choose more specific results i.e. by date and content type.

Im intending to display this content in date order i.e. most recent first. However, dates for events and news are going to be different. Events will be most naturally listed in descending order i.e. the event happening next will appear at the top / first in the list. However, I would assume that News would naturally be listed in the 'opposite' order - in the sense that as you go down the list you will be going back in time to see old news. In effect the news date will be going back, whilst the event date would need to go forward

Long story short, Im hoping that someone might be able to recommend a best practice solution for this, suggest any sites where something similar has been done or tell me if such a solution is sounding like a disaster! Im wondering if the best date related solution might be to simply list 'update' order i.e. when the content was last edited by a CMS user.

Be really grateful for any advice that anyone can provide