Order by another column if the column is null in mysql query statment

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My site user addresses have stored in a table. A user has default address and also any user can has a working address.
id user_id default_address default_city work_address work_city
1 2 No. 16D Manamulla Wes, Panadura, Sri Lanka Panadura No. 16D Manamulla Wes, Panadura, Sri Lanka Panadura
1 3 No. 1458B Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 07, Sri Lanka Colombo NULL NULL
I want order by work_city column. if any work_city column value is null , these records are filter by default_city column. How can i do this?

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try this, select * from table_name order by ifnull(column1,column2); Table has been order by column1, But order by column2 If column1 is empty.

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