Bill Erickson

WordPress Developer @ Erickson Web Consulting

Bill Erickson

WordPress Developer @ Erickson Web Consulting

Georgetown, TX

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I help individuals, businesses, and universities develop beautiful web presences that are easy to manage. I’m a WordPress Developer, an entrepreneur, a husband, a father, a skier, an avid reader, a gardener, and a winemaker living in Georgetown, TX (north of Austin). I’ve been developing with WordPress since 2006, and share what I learn through tutorials and plugins.

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Plugins

Genesis Grid

Downloads: 52,809

Div Shortcode

Downloads: 18,016

Term Menu Order

Downloads: 8,296

Migration Notice

Downloads: 784

Image Override

Downloads: 2,257

Old Post Notification

Downloads: 1,151

Display Posts Shortcode

Downloads: 505,146

BE Subpages Widget

Downloads: 48,359

Genesis 404 Page

Downloads: 33,421

CMS Page Order

Downloads: 42,587

BE Stats

Downloads: 1,374

Genesis Title Toggle

Downloads: 177,782

Gallery Metabox

Downloads: 30,062

Ketchup Coupons

Downloads: 4,951

Password Pointer

Downloads: 925

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Posted a reply to Installed Display Posts Shortcode plugin not working any more, on the site WordPress.org Forums: It sounds like your theme or a plugin is causing the conflict. If it has…

3 weeks ago

Posted a reply to Is this plugin abandoned?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I have been pushing up updates to the "tested to" number, but for some reason…

3 weeks ago

Posted a reply to Shortcode for currently logged-in author, on the site WordPress.org Forums: [display-posts post_type="page" posts_per_page="5" author="current"]

1 month ago

Posted a reply to How to show Posts with Tag and Id, on the site WordPress.org Forums: What are you trying to do with the ID field? It is for specifying a…

1 month ago

Posted a reply to Line breaks?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I recommend using CSS to adjust the layout. .display-posts-listing .excerpt-dash { display: none; } .display-posts-listing…

1 month ago

Posted a reply to Still the best way?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, this is still my preferred way of implementing a grid loop. I've updated the…

1 month ago

Committed [1744194] to Plugins Trac: fix mistake in last commit

1 month ago

Committed [1744191] to Plugins Trac: Release 1.4.2, see readme.txt for the changelog.

1 month ago

Posted a reply to Is your plugin still up to date?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Tested to version has been updated.

1 month ago

Committed [1744189] to Plugins Trac: Release 1.5.0, see readme.txt for the changelog.

1 month ago

Posted a reply to Is this plugin abandoned?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: No, it is not abandoned. It is still works great.

1 month ago

Posted a reply to Is it possible to include a linked “title” to the list of posts output?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Unfortunately the built-in title parameter does not include a link, but you can add a…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Post List with Time Stamp, on the site WordPress.org Forums: This plugin does not support relative timestamps, but you could use the output filter to…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to To list by custom post category, on the site WordPress.org Forums: When you say "custom post category", are you referring to a taxonomy? It appears you…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Can you display posts of user who created them dynamically?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: [display-posts author="current"]

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Show First Image if no Featured Image, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Add that code to your theme's functions.php file, or a Core Functionality plugin. If it's…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Separate & style posts blocks in resulting list, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You'll need to customize the output to match your desired result. If your theme uses…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to display-posts category, on the site WordPress.org Forums: This plugin does not apply any styling to the results. It is up to your…

2 months ago

Committed [1734747] to Plugins Trac: Release 2.9.0, see readme.txt for the changelog.

2 months ago

Posted a reply to How to display custom taxonomies, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Unfortunately no, this parameter only supports one taxonomy. You can use the output filter to…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to How to display custom taxonomies, on the site WordPress.org Forums: [display-posts category_display="color" category_label="Color: "] The category_display parameter defaults to "category" taxonomy if you pass "true",…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Is this plugin not responsive?!, on the site WordPress.org Forums: The base plugin (Display Posts Shortcode) provides no styling, so it's up to your theme…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Pagination Option, on the site WordPress.org Forums: This plugin does not support pagination, by design. More information: https://github.com/billerickson/display-posts-shortcode/wiki#pagination

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Remove posts per page limit, on the site WordPress.org Forums: The site wide posts per page setting can be managed in Settings > Reading. You…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Not showing all child pages, on the site WordPress.org Forums: The default number of posts included in the listing are set in Settings > Reading,…

4 months ago

Posted a reply to Display categories, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Unfortunately no, this plugin only lists posts (or other custom post types), not categories. You…

4 months ago

Posted a reply to Exclude pages, only include posts, on the site WordPress.org Forums: To add categories to pages, simply add this to your theme's functions.php file (or a…

4 months ago

Posted a reply to Exclude pages, only include posts, on the site WordPress.org Forums: It sounds like your theme or a plugin has modified WP Query. I recommend you…

4 months ago

Posted a reply to How change item order, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I've just updated it to include a $more_link variable, which is what I meant by…

4 months ago

Posted a reply to Display Override Filter, on the site WordPress.org Forums: That filter is not for turning the widget OFF in certain contexts, but rather for…

4 months ago

Posted a reply to indent child pages, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You could add a class to each listing item indicating its depth and then style…

4 months ago

Posted a reply to Display Post based on current Date, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I'm not sure the best way to do this. Are you posting one new post…

4 months ago

Posted a reply to Show First Image if no Featured Image, on the site WordPress.org Forums: While possible, you'll need to write custom code to do this. You can use the…

4 months ago

Posted a reply to How change item order, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Unfortunately the only way to change the order is to modify the output using a…

4 months ago

Posted a reply to Transients, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I'm not exactly sure what you're asking. This plugin does not use transients, but you…

4 months ago

Posted a reply to Can’t change image size, on the site WordPress.org Forums: WordPress generates the image sizes when the image is first uploaded. If you change the…

5 months ago

Committed [1681392] to Plugins Trac: Release 1.7.2, see readme.txt for the changelog.

5 months ago

Posted a reply to Works but doesn’t offer basic formatting, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, this plugin does not include styling by design. It is up to your theme…

5 months ago

Posted a reply to Manual Excerpt Formatting, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Try adding this to your theme's functions.php file: add_filter( 'display_posts_shortcode_full_manual_excerpt', '__return_true' );

5 months ago

Posted a reply to Doesn’t work with Genesis Altitude Child Theme, on the site WordPress.org Forums: This is because you have your blog configured to appear on the front page. Do…

5 months ago

Posted a reply to Doesn’t work with Genesis Altitude Child Theme, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I just tested this plugin using the Genesis Altitute Pro child theme and it works…

5 months ago

Posted a reply to Display all posts by category and in alphabetical order with category headings, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Unfortunately no, it cannot break down the listings into separate category listings. But you can…

5 months ago

Posted a reply to Hide current page, on the site WordPress.org Forums: [display-posts exclude_current="true"]

5 months ago

Posted a reply to extra framework?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I'm sorry you feel that way. The code to remove a page title is unique…

5 months ago

Posted a reply to When no posts are available, have a custom message, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, you can use the no_posts_message parameter. Example: [display-posts category="jobs" no_posts_message="There are no current job…

6 months ago

Posted a reply to Plugin still active?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, it should still work fine with WordPress 4.7.5 and Genesis 2.5.0. There have been…

6 months ago

Posted a reply to Remove underline, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Add this to your theme's CSS file, or in Appearance > Customize > Custom CSS:…

6 months ago

Posted a reply to remove listing/change font, on the site WordPress.org Forums: This plugin provides no styling of the results - that his handled by your theme.…

6 months ago

Posted a reply to show all posts of a category, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You can use the posts_per_page parameter to set how many posts are shown. Ex: [display-posts…

6 months ago

Posted a reply to Does not list posts with ‘archive’ status (made by another plugin), on the site WordPress.org Forums: That is a list of all the WordPress core post statuses. I can't simply add…

7 months ago

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