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: 59,185

Shared Counts

Downloads: 7,339

Div Shortcode

Downloads: 20,972

Term Menu Order

Downloads: 9,625

Migration Notice

Downloads: 938

Image Override

Downloads: 2,426

Old Post Notification

Downloads: 1,336

Display Posts Shortcode

Downloads: 603,517

BE Subpages Widget

Downloads: 53,743

Genesis 404 Page

Downloads: 38,213

CMS Page Order

Downloads: 43,350

BE Stats

Downloads: 1,652

Genesis Title Toggle

Downloads: 221,132

Gallery Metabox

Downloads: 30,694

Ketchup Coupons

Downloads: 5,541

Password Pointer

Downloads: 1,042

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Posted a reply to Genesis Title Toggle not removing page name, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Thanks for the message. I'm sorry to hear the plugin isn't working with your theme.…

3 weeks ago

Posted a reply to Display posts if meta_value included in ACF multi-select, on the site WordPress.org Forums: It's unfortunate that ACF is storing that as a serialized array. You really shouldn't be…

3 weeks ago

Posted a reply to Display Posts by ACF Custom Field Metakey?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, you can use the meta_key and meta_value parameters. [display-posts post_type=”userwaterfallreview” meta_key=”referral_post_id” meta_value=”1234″]

4 weeks ago

Created a new ticket, #45105, in Core Trac: wp_list_authors() performance issue. Queries for user data on authors ...

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Display Social Warfare Above Title, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Here you go: https://www.billerickson.net/code/shared-counts-display-posts-shortcode/ Once you add that to your theme's functions.php file or a…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Getting count and nth of the queried posts, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You can access it using the display_posts_shortcode_post_class filter . Example: https://gist.github.com/billerickson/8f0f2afbb6f70c70e37dc722d2ef77be You can also access…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Active?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, this plugin is actively maintained and is rock solid code :) I only update…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Show Video in Excerpt?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Actually, you may be able to use this WordPress function: get_media_embedded_in_content() Something like this might…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to ACF support, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, you are able to use ACF fields inside your template partials. You can either…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to search custom field, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I'm sorry, I don't clearly understand what you're asking for. Yes, you can add your…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Show Video in Excerpt?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes you can, but it will require some code customization by you. First, you'll need…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Orderby=”Date” issues, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I recommend you use a different ordering plugin, like Simple Page Ordering, that does not…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Not displaying columns, on the site WordPress.org Forums: It looks like your theme is adding a "centered" class to the first two posts,…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Images are showing verticaly, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You can install the Columns extension which lets you display the results in columns. Something…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Changing Date Format, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, you can use the date_format parameter. [display-posts include_date="true" date_format="d-m-y"] See this article for more…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Will Display Posts work with the newest version of WordPress, Php, and MySQL?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, Display Posts Shortcode is compatible with the latest versions of PHP and MySQL

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Enhancement – User chosen Category, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Have you tried using the DPS Category Filter extension plugin? I believe it does exactly…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Not displaying columns, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Can you send me a link to a page you're seeing this on? The blog…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Proposed Patch: Add language selection support to the shortcode & query., on the site WordPress.org Forums:Thanks for the pull request! I'll take a deeper look and test it when I'm…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Images are showing verticaly, on the site WordPress.org Forums: The images appear in a 4 column grid to me. That gallery was created using…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Genesis 2.6.1 no working, on the site WordPress.org Forums: What theme are you using? Are there any other plugins you have active?

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Not displaying columns, on the site WordPress.org Forums: It appears you're using the "Blog" page template for your blog. This plugin does not…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Feature Request, on the site WordPress.org Forums: No, currently the shortcode lists the social services selected in the settings page. That's a…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to [Shared Counts] Feature Request, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You can use the [shared_counts] shortcode to output the share buttons in any location. By…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to WP 4.3 > 4.4 DB update broke functionality, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Are you sure you have a custom post type called "program_listings", and that you've assigned…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to WP 4.3 > 4.4 DB update broke functionality, on the site WordPress.org Forums: The post_parent parameter only accepts a post ID, not the slug / title of the…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Offset not working, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I'm sorry you're having this issue. It sounds like your theme or another plugin is…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Trying to insert Reading Time, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I would use the output filter to add it, like so: https://gist.github.com/billerickson/5531de10f6561d58beea584e44387445 Note: this is…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Can you position the Image and text?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: This plugin does not include styling, so all styling is determined by your theme. You…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to See more link, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I'm sorry, but the excerpt_more text only appears at the end of an excerpt that…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to WP 4.3 > 4.4 DB update broke functionality, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Thanks for the message. Can you paste here the exact shortcode you're using? I can…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Display by time doesn’t work, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Can you provide an example of what you're trying to do, and the shortcode you're…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Add padding, move to another location, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, you can add padding above the icons. You can add CSS to your theme…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Don’t display current post, on the site WordPress.org Forums: My guess is it's an issue with your theme or another plugin. Something is overriding…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Show comment_count next to the date, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Thanks for the message. There currently is no parameter for listing the comment count, like…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to excerpt_more and excerpt_more_link Parameters Aren’t Working, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Thanks for the message. I just tested that shortcode (without the id parameter) on a…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Author ID support, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Thanks for the message. I've added this to the list of new features to add…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Display certain page of a PDF in the Post, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Thanks for the message. Can you share a link to the page you're using this…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to How to translate?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Thanks for finding that missing string! I've updated it on the develop branch ( https://github.com/jaredatch/Shared-Counts/commit/6a324e703f7d9b5a7821a9a82597e93ffae6d35b…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Permalink Icon Feature, on the site WordPress.org Forums: That's a great idea. At this time we're not adding additional share buttons, but here's…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to How to increase size of blocks with css?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Can you provide a link to your site? The CSS will depend on what button…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Whatsapp share button, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Thanks for the message. At this time we don't plan to add additional share buttons,…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Display WooCommerce Products By Category, on the site WordPress.org Forums: The category parameters only work with the "category" taxonomy on posts. WooCommerce uses a different…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Display Date in “Time Ago”, on the site WordPress.org Forums: While it is not currently possible to use a date relative format (ex: 2 days…

4 months ago

Posted a reply to Shortcode loaded in excerpt, on the site WordPress.org Forums: WordPress core does not display or render shortcodes in the excerpt. You can enable this…

4 months ago

Posted a reply to Display posts dated within the last x months, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Thanks for the kind words. You can use the "relative date format" with the date_after…

4 months ago

Posted a reply to Make custom field & excerpt link to page, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Right before "Let's build the output" line, add this: $excerpt = '' . $excerpt .…

5 months ago

Posted a reply to Make custom field & excerpt link to page, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I assume you're using the output filter to add your custom field, correct? Inside that…

5 months ago

Posted a reply to Share counts not showing for Post with over >1K Shares, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Oops, sorry, there was an issue in there. Try this instead: $count = shared_counts()->core->count( $id,…

5 months ago

Posted a reply to Share counts not showing for Post with over >1K Shares, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Are you sure you're using the new version of the code? You might have a…

5 months ago

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