How can I make my favorite spaces appear alphabetically on my dashboard

I just upgraded to Confluence 5.9.7. I like how I can see my favorite spaces on my dashboard, but don't like how they aren't organized alphabetically. Anyone know how? 

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Stephen Deutsch Community Champion Apr 05, 2016

You could insert the following in your custom HTML:

//Sort My Spaces on the dashboard in alphabetical order
AJS.toInit(function() {
    if ($("body").hasClass("dashboard")) {
        $( document ).ajaxComplete(function( event, xhr, settings ) {
			if ( settings.url.indexOf("search?cql") > 0 ) {
				var mySpaces = $("#sidebar-spaces > div > ul > li").detach();
				mySpaces.sort(function (a, b) {
					return $(a).find('.aui-nav-item-label').text() > $(b).find('.aui-nav-item-label').text() ? 1 : -1;
				$("#sidebar-spaces > div > ul").append(mySpaces);

Thanks so much, Stephen!

That script does not have any effect in my environment. I tried all three custom HTML sections available. Any other idea?

Where do we put this code?

Stephen Deutsch Community Champion Nov 04, 2016

To include JavaScript inside Custom HTML, go to Confluence Admin > Custom HTML and insert the code in the "At end of the HEAD" textbox.

Code didn't work for us either. on Confluence 5.10.0

Stephen Deutsch Community Champion Nov 04, 2016

I see now that it was loading the spaces dynamically. The updated code should work (but it will only work for 5.10 and below, it won't work for 6.0).

That worked great! thank you.

I have the same question for Cloud.

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