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: 51,262

Div Shortcode

Downloads: 16,353

Term Menu Order

Downloads: 8,039

Migration Notice

Downloads: 741

Image Override

Downloads: 2,204

Old Post Notification

Downloads: 1,096

Display Posts Shortcode

Downloads: 430,926

BE Subpages Widget

Downloads: 45,375

Genesis 404 Page

Downloads: 32,459

CMS Page Order

Downloads: 42,410

Gallery Metabox

Downloads: 29,673

BE Stats

Downloads: 1,247

Genesis Title Toggle

Downloads: 168,683

Ketchup Coupons

Downloads: 4,785

Password Pointer

Downloads: 890

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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…

4 weeks ago

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

1 month 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…

1 month 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' );

1 month 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…

1 month 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…

1 month 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…

1 month ago

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

1 month 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…

1 month 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…

1 month 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…

1 month 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:…

2 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.…

2 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…

2 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…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Editing the layout, on the site WordPress.org Forums: There's only a few ways that would not work: 1. You cache isn't actually turned…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Editing the layout, on the site WordPress.org Forums: This will require CSS changes, either in your theme's style.css file or in Appearance >…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to read more not appearing with manual excerpt, on the site WordPress.org Forums: If you are just using the include_excerpt="true" parameter, the actual output depends upon your theme.…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Does not list posts with ‘archive’ status (made by another plugin), on the site WordPress.org Forums: Unfortunately no, this plugin does not currently work with custom post statuses. See here: https://github.com/billerickson/display-posts-shortcode/blob/master/display-posts-shortcode.php#L274…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to List Custom Post Type – Sorted with Taxonomy subtitles?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Unfortunately no, this plugin cannot do that automatically. But you could create shortcodes for each…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to add class to current post?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You can use the display_posts_shortcode_post_class filter. Example: https://www.billerickson.net/code/dps-current-post-class/

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Super plugin, on the site WordPress.org Forums: By default it displays 10 posts. You can use the posts_per_page parameter to set how…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Not working with Mobile First theme, on the site WordPress.org Forums: This plugin only toggles titles on the 'page' post type by default. You can modify…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Popular Posts Returns Nothing, on the site WordPress.org Forums: That's very strange. If you can, post any details you have on the issue here:…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Popular Posts Returns Nothing, on the site WordPress.org Forums: The only thing I can think of is that none of your "scrum_term" posts are…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Excerpt to keep html in output, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I wouldn't say this is a flaw; this is a feature of WordPress. The excerpt…

3 months ago

Committed [1636980] to Plugins Trac: Release 1.0.3, see readme.txt for the changelog.

3 months ago

Committed [1636963] to Plugins Trac: Release 1.0.2, see readme.txt for the changelog.

3 months ago

Committed [1636951] to Plugins Trac: add assets

3 months ago

Committed [1636941] to Plugins Trac: Release 1.0.1, see readme.txt for the changelog.

3 months ago

Committed [1636918] to Plugins Trac: Release 1.0.0, see readme.txt for the changelog.

3 months ago

Committed [1636110] to Plugins Trac: Release 2.2.1, see readme.txt for the changelog.

3 months ago

Committed [1635645] to Plugins Trac: tested to 4.7

3 months ago

Committed [1635641] to Plugins Trac: tested to 4.7

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Bottom-Align Teaser sections, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Styling the posts is outside the scope of this plugin (it doesn't include any styles).…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Is This Plugin Compatible With PHP7, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes it is.

3 months ago

Committed [1635638] to Plugins Trac: Release 2.2, see readme.txt for the changelog.

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Using a date query, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I'm going to assume the taxonomy is 'color' and the taxonomy term is 'blue'. [display-posts…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Meta_value param not working for 2 values, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Unfortunately this plugin does not support complex meta queries like that. It only accepts a…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to problem listing taxonomies, on the site WordPress.org Forums: There's no such thing as "limiting the results to a taxonomy", you need to specify…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Related posts exclude the current post from results, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yep, you can use the exclude_current="true" parameter :)

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Date format not working, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Your shortcode does not contain the date_format parameter, so it is using the default parameter.…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Display Posts Shortcode Language Filter qtranslate-x, on the site WordPress.org Forums: It is possible for you to add this functionality, but it is not built into…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Compatibility check with wordpress 4.7.2, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, this plugin is compatible with 4.7.2 (and 4.7.3). The next update should be released…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Display Tag?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: The name isn't very clear, but the display_category parameter actually works with any taxonomy. To…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Add slug as class for listing-item, on the site WordPress.org Forums: The post class is filterable. See this code snippet ( https://www.billerickson.net/code/dps-add-post-type-class-posts/ ) which adds the…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to category_display parameter, on the site WordPress.org Forums: The issue is you have not included your post type parameter in the second shortcode,…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to display posts shortcode in Advanced Custom Fields, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You will need to use the output filter, display_posts_shortcode_output, to customize the output of the…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Remove comma from post category, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I think the easiest option is to use the display_posts_shortcode_category_display filter to remove them. Try…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to link to more categories, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Unfortunately no, that isn't possible because for more complex queries there won't be an archive…

3 months ago

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