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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Posted a reply to formatting post text, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I'm sorry, you're right, the parameter is image_size, not include_image. It's been a while since…

1 week ago

Posted a reply to formatting post text, on the site WordPress.org Forums: If you set a featured image when creating your post, you can include that in…

1 week ago

Posted a reply to Using plugin for native searches, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Display Posts does not affect the standard WordPress site search. You might check with Events…

1 week ago

Posted a reply to Taxonomy: Include two categories AND exclude one, on the site WordPress.org Forums:Display Posts has support for multiple taxonomy queries, which might work for you. Use the…

1 week ago

Posted a reply to how to display post source?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: How are you getting the content from the feeds to posts on your site? Maybe…

1 week ago

Posted a reply to List not displaying more than 10 posts, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Have you used the posts_per_page parameter to customize how many are displayed? By default it…

1 week ago

Committed [2239062] to Plugins Trac: update tested to number

3 weeks ago

Posted a reply to Feature request: alternative alt tag, on the site WordPress.org Forums:Unfortunately no, that wouldn't work. You're using a genesis filter to modify a Genesis function,…

1 month ago

Posted a reply to Feature request: alternative alt tag, on the site WordPress.org Forums:Display Posts uses the standard WordPress core function for displaying the image. If you would…

1 month ago

Posted a reply to [display-posts] works sometimes and doesnt show more than 10, on the site WordPress.org Forums: It sounds like your theme or plugin is overriding the query parameters. Here's a tutorial…

1 month ago

Posted a reply to Display tags names, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You can use [display-posts category_display="post_tag"] For more information, see: https://displayposts.com/2019/01/08/include-the-post-categories-in-the-listing/

1 month ago

Posted a reply to Show last 30 days, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Try [display-posts date_query_after="30 days ago"]

1 month ago

Posted a reply to How to modify pagination URL for SEO?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: There's two different types of queries in WordPress. The "main" query is the primary content…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to how to show the Category “see all” button, use the Parameters?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Unfortunately this plugin does not include an option to display a "See all" button linking…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Put 3 posts on top and rest orderby title, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I recommend using two separate shortcodes for that. For the main three, list their post…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to show woocommerce posts, on the site WordPress.org Forums: It sounds like either a theme or plugin conflict. Something is filtering queries that use…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Add table to valid wrapper values and use partials to generate table rows, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Unfortunately no, the list of approved values is hardcoded to ul, ol, and div (see…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Conditional display of post metafields, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I think the simplest approach would be to add unique classes to the individual listing…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Shortcode Using Doubt, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Unfortunately no, this plugin does not work that way. It does queries independent of the…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Future status will give 404, on the site WordPress.org Forums: WordPress core does not allow future dated content to be visible to logged out users.…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to How to modify pagination URL for SEO?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Unfortunately no, the paginated URL cannot be changed. It is built specifically this way so…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Support for this plugin, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Unfortunately I cannot promise timely responses to support requests. I only go through the support…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Totally different number for shared counts, on the site WordPress.org Forums: When editing a page, look in the right column for the Shared Counts metabox. It…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Using partials to display featured image, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Are you defining $attachment_id anywhere? That's probably your issue. Change $attachment_id to get_post_thumbnail_id(). Ex: echo…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Scheduled posts not visible at time using w3tc, on the site WordPress.org Forums: The issue is your caching plugin is not aware that the page with the shortcode…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Format like standard WordPress Post, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Display Posts does not include any styling built-in, so you can customize the look with…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Can you use this to display Custom Post Types?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, you can! You can use the post_type parameter to display a custom post type.…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to orderby only accepts 1 arg in filter shortcode_atts_display-posts, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You're correct, the orderby parameter only accepts a single value. This is where the orderby…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Allow users to filter results by category, on the site WordPress.org Forums: The best way to implement category filtering is using FacetWP. Here's a tutorial on using…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to shortcode change?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You can use the category_display parameter to display custom taxonomies as well. [display-posts category_display="true"] -…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Totally different number for shared counts, on the site WordPress.org Forums: The most likely issue is that one of the two service APIs were down when…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Share buttons bug, on the site WordPress.org Forums: The API is only queried when (a) the share button is shown for that page,…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Share buttons bug, on the site WordPress.org Forums: The sharing URL is the same, but the social count is different. "Facebook" shows the…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Offset Parameter?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, you can use the offset parameter. Ex: [display-posts posts_per_page="1"] [display-posts posts_per_page="1" offset="1"] [display-posts posts_per_page="1"…

3 months ago

Posted a reply to Share buttons bug, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Also, have you made any code customizations to the plugin (ex: implemented any of these…

4 months ago

Posted a reply to Share buttons bug, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Can you share a link to the page that has this issue?

4 months ago

Posted a reply to Warning: Division by zero in, on the site WordPress.org Forums:What do you have set in Genesis > Grid Loop? You should only get an…

4 months ago

Posted a reply to Instagram Support?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I'm not sure how this would work because (as far as I know) Instagram does…

4 months ago

Posted a reply to Share buttons bug, on the site WordPress.org Forums: It's still supported in that it still works, I use it on every website I…

4 months ago

Posted a reply to Abandoned plugin?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: The plugin still works perfectly and hasn't needed an update. I'll bump the "tested to"…

5 months ago

Posted a reply to left align image not working, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, that works, but it will apply to every instance of Display Posts throughout your…

5 months ago

Posted a reply to Format date, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, by using CSS. Go to Appearance > Customize > Additional CSS and add: .display-posts-listing…

5 months ago

Posted a reply to left align image not working, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You need to add the image-left class to the listing itself. The wrapper currently has…

5 months ago

Posted a reply to Format date, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You can use the date_format parameter to specify how the date should be formatted. For…

5 months ago

Posted a reply to Multisite?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: This plugin can be used on a multisite installation, but only to query posts on…

5 months ago

Committed [2162351] to Plugins Trac: tagging 1.2.0

5 months ago

Posted a reply to include_date Default Format, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I agree, I should have used the default date format. But unfortunately changing it now…

6 months ago

Posted a reply to Please add rel=nofollow support, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You can use the output filter to customize all links to include rel="nofollow". /** *…

6 months ago

Posted a reply to Pagination Not Working, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Do you have the pagination extension installed? The main Display Posts plugin does not include…

6 months ago

Posted a reply to Show Category Name Before Date, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You can use the output filter to customize the order of the elements displayed in…

6 months ago

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