Change post order in WP-admin

I am trying to set a default post order for viewing my pages/posts in the WP backend. The function itself is working fine (tested with another theme) but with Sage 8.x it just won’t work…

I read up upon and put the function into extras.php with the Namespacing added accordingly (tried functions.php first) but also there no changes.

This is my function now and I think I used the right formatting, right?

 * Change default Admin Page Ordering

function set_post_order_in_admin( $wp_query ) {

global $pagenow;

if ( is_admin() && 'edit.php' == $pagenow && !isset($_GET['orderby'])) {
	$wp_query->set( 'orderby', 'title' );
	$wp_query->set( 'order', 'DESC' );		

add_filter('pre_get_posts', __NAMESPACE__ . '\\set_post_order_in_admin', 5 );

What can possibly be the issue here? WP_DEBUG doesn’t show any info…

Thanks in advance & regards,

Are you sure this is a problem with Sage? There shouldn’t be anything specific to Sage that is causing anything to be different

You are perfectly right, my bad… It was a plugin conflict that rendered my function useless. Need to work on my debugging skills, sorry for bothering!