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 Accordion for FAQ?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, that is possible, but would require you to write custom CSS and JavaScript. I'd…

2 days ago

Posted a reply to Display posts coming up, on the site WordPress.org Forums: The simplest way to implement that is to create a custom taxonomy called "month" with…

2 days ago

Posted a reply to Center post in grid layout, on the site WordPress.org Forums: The grid styling shown here is using the display:grid CSS, which will not center the…

2 days ago

Posted a reply to Will this plugin be necessary following Genesis 3.1.0?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Genesis will only disable its schema if Yoast SEO is installed. So if you are…

4 days ago

Posted a reply to How can i use partials folder in my child theme, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, you can override those parameters with code using the shortcode_atts_display-posts parameter. This lets you…

4 days ago

Posted a reply to Show events from Events Manager plugin, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Try adding this to your theme's functions.php file: https://gist.github.com/billerickson/5238bae72ce0c21ca458c577c6b390e8 Then display upcoming events using [display-posts…

4 days ago

Posted a reply to Will this plugin be necessary following Genesis 3.1.0?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: This plugin is no longer necessary, as long as you have Genesis 3.1 or later.…

4 days ago

Posted a reply to How can i use partials folder in my child theme, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You can use the wrapper_class parameter in the shortcode. [display-posts wrapper_class="my-custom-class"]

5 days ago

Posted a reply to How can i use partials folder in my child theme, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You can place the partials folder anywhere in your theme, and name it anything you…

5 days ago

Posted a reply to Mobile Menu not working (Hamburger menu), on the site WordPress.org Forums: I'm sorry but I can't think of how Display Posts would interfere with your menu.…

5 days ago

Posted a reply to Support for All In One Event Calendar, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Thanks for the request. Based on this StackExchange answer it looks like you first have…

5 days ago

Posted a reply to How to add “current-list-item” class to post list for custom styling, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, you can use the display_posts_shortcode_post_class filter. Here's a quick tutorial: https://displayposts.com/2019/08/20/add-class-to-current-post-for-styling/

5 days ago

Posted a reply to Show events from Events Manager plugin, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Display Posts can work with any event calendar plugin. You simply need to know: -…

5 days ago

Posted a reply to Display 5 posts, on the site WordPress.org Forums: To display the 5 most recent posts in "Category A", use: [display-posts posts_per_page="5" category="category-a"] To…

5 days ago

Posted a reply to Featured Images instead of title, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, you can! [display-posts image_size="thumbnail" include_title="false" wrapper="div"] For more information, here's all of the available…

5 days ago

Posted a reply to Require Multiple Categories, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, you can accomplish that using a taxonomy query: https://displayposts.com/2019/01/07/taxonomy-queries/ [display-posts taxonomy="category" tax_term="category-a, category-b" tax_operator="AND"]

5 days ago

Posted a reply to Creating Optional HT Movie Posts, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, you can definitely use Display Posts for that. You'll likely want to use the…

5 days ago

Posted a reply to Error reported when upgrading to Genesis 3.0, on the site WordPress.org Forums: What version of PHP do you have on your server? Try editing the genesis-title-toggle.php file,…

1 week ago

Posted a reply to Shared Counts Icons Displaying In Footer – WHY?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You can go to Settings > Shared Counts to control where the buttons are added.…

2 weeks ago

Posted a reply to More control over display of excerpt, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Include the following parameter in your shortcode: include_excerpt_dash="false" Ex: [display-posts include_excerpt="true" include_excerpt_dash="false"]

2 weeks ago

Posted a reply to navigation button (Previous , Next) cannot filter by category on post bottom, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Just to confirm, the issue you are having is with the Previous/Next post links on…

4 weeks ago

Posted a reply to The plugin does not work in a sidebar, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Here's a guide on how to use shortcodes in sidebar widgets: https://www.wpbeginner.com/wp-tutorials/how-to-use-shortcodes-in-your-wordpress-sidebar-widgets/

4 weeks ago

Posted a reply to tags below post, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Unfortunately the shortcode can only display one taxonomy (category or post_tag) out of the box.…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to reinit share counts on pjax site, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Add this to your theme's functions.php or single.php file: if( function_exists( 'shared_counts' ) { shared_counts->front->share_link…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Multiple Shortcodes with diff attributes all showing same as first shortcode, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I'm sorry to hear about your issue. I'm not aware of any changes in WP…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Creating more pages, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You can install the Display Posts - Pagination extension to include paginated links below your…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to image_size=”thumbnail” – NOT Working, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You can use the image_size parameter to include the featured image. Ex: [display-posts image_size="thumbnail"] You…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to tags below post, on the site WordPress.org Forums: The category_display parameter can be used with any taxonomy, including tags. [display-posts category_display="true"] = displays…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Display in a slider/carousel instead of grid, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes you can! You can use template parts to define the exact markup used, so…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to [display-posts category=”news”] doesn’t displaying all posts, on the site WordPress.org Forums: By default it will display however many you have set in Settings > Reading (this…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Schema plugin compatibility, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, you can use this plugin to disable Genesis schema so you can use any…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Display with pagination, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Download the plugin as a zip file here: https://github.com/billerickson/Display-Posts-Pagination/archive/master.zip Then on your site, go to…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Display with pagination, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, you can install the Pagination extension to add pagination to your listings: https://github.com/billerickson/Display-Posts-Pagination

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Display 2 posts before the others (sorted by date) in a category, on the site WordPress.org Forums: First, it looks like there's some issues in your shortcode. You have display-posts listed many…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to display_content=”true” strips all html tags, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I'm sorry to hear about the issue you're having. The include_content parameter should display the…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Style Getting Stripped, on the site WordPress.org Forums: The issue is that the Shared Counts stylesheet isn't loading. The stylesheet is only enqueued…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Using shortcode in an archive page, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Shared Counts is designed to run on singular content (posts and pages). The share counts…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Feature: Recover All Share Counts?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:Yes, you can recover the share counts for any URL. When editing a post or…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Genesis 3.0, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, this appears to have been an issue in Genesis 3.0, and resolved in 3.0.1.…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Change default value, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Here's a tutorial on changing the default attributes: https://displayposts.com/2019/01/04/change-default-attributes/

2 months ago

Posted a reply to include_content=”true” excerpt_more_link=”false …diplay more+link : (, on the site WordPress.org Forums:The excerpt more link only applies if you're using an excerpt ( include_excerpt="true"). It is…

2 months ago

Committed [2111011] to Plugins Trac: tagging 1.9.0

2 months ago

Posted a reply to url query parameters to override shortcode parameters, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, you could definitely do something like this. The display_posts_shortcode_args filter lets you customize the…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to empty output from shortcode, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, that should work. It could be a conflict with another plugin or some code…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Extra line break between posts in display list..?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I don't recommend directly editing the plugin file. Your changes will be lost with the…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Display meta value in the output, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Yes, the basic structure in that tutorial should work for any meta value. Change the…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to More control over display of excerpt, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I don't recommend directly editing the plugin because your changes will be lost with each…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Horizontal Scroll, on the site WordPress.org Forums: The CSS required to display the results horizontally will depend upon your theme. I recommend…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to nofollow attribute to link?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Thanks for the request. I think a better approach is to filter the output in…

2 months ago

Posted a reply to Display meta value in the output, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Here's a tutorial I wrote on displaying your own custom meta values in the output:…

2 months ago

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