Matt Whiteley's Posts

The Variations of Networking

Posted by Matt Whiteley on August 8, 2017

A common theme discussed in the business world is the importance of networking. The importance of networking is not lost on me, but it isn’t something I actively think about on a daily basis. It isn’t something I actively think about because it seems instinctual to me to do! I am not an avid Twitter […]

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Using the FreelancePro Page Builder

Posted by Matt Whiteley on July 10, 2017

In this brief video you can see how quickly and easily you can create a beautiful page using the page builder that comes packaged with FreelancePro. In a matter of minutes you can create dynamic page layouts without the need for any code. The page builder is crafted using Advanced Custom Fields’ flexible content fieldset. […]

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Introducing DinePro : A Genesis Child Theme for Restaurants

Posted by Matt Whiteley on July 7, 2017

As my theme development continues to move along I’m quite proud to launch my third Genesis Child Theme DinePro. DinePro is a Restaurant WordPress Theme specifically for the Genesis Framework catering to restaurants, bars, coffee shops, bistros or any other venue that uses menus! DinePro offers a unique page builder that allows for dynamic page […]

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Creating a Simple Support Ticket System with Gravity Forms and Advanced Custom Fields (ACF)

Posted by Matt Whiteley on June 26, 2017

In the process of migrating all of Creative Pixels Media’s clients and framework directly in to Whiteley Designs the question of a support ticket system was on the table. I typically work very closely with all of my clients and don’t intend scale to a point that would require a robust support system in the […]

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The Value in a WordPress Maintenance Plan

Posted by Matt Whiteley on June 12, 2017

The WordPress Maintenance Plan. This is a service I offer all of my clients. Some use it, some don’t. Some say no, but after their first upgrade issue decide to make the move. Some would prefer to handle updates and maintenance themselves. I thought this would be a great topic to go in to more […]

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Creating an Email Popup Lightbox for WordPress without a Plugin

Posted by Matt Whiteley on May 4, 2017

In an ongoing effort to limit the number of plugins I use during development I’ve decided to create my own simple email lightbox popup for a number of sites. Nearly all sites need some way to capture email addresses. One of the simple and most effective ways is to create an email lightbox popup encouraging […]

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Introducing WorkoutPro : A Premium Genesis Child Theme

Posted by Matt Whiteley on April 10, 2017

I’m extremely excited to announce the launch of my first Premium WordPress Theme WorkoutPro. This theme is centered around the fitness / wellness industry and is perfect for gyms, fitness centers, yoga studios, personal trainers, chiropractors, group fitness centers and more! This Fitness WordPress Theme makes managing your stunning website simple, with no coding skills […]

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Plotting Locations on a Google Map using Advanced Custom Fields

Posted by Matt Whiteley on March 3, 2017

In this tutorial I will go over plotting locations on a Google Map using Advanced Custom Fields. The base of the code used to accomplish this is directly from the Advanced Custom Fields documentation found here. Creating the Google Map Fields with Advanced Custom Fields First, let’s create an ACF repeater field. Inside this repeater […]

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Date Controlled Lightboxes With Advanced Custom Fields

Posted by Matt Whiteley on February 21, 2017

In a recent project I was asked the best way to promote upcoming camp programs for an athletic facility. One option was to add a new section to the home page. This would be a bit out-of-flow and we felt it wasn’t the best approach. We decided to use a simple light-box that would show […]

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Conditional Notifications with Gravity Forms

Posted by Matt Whiteley on January 19, 2017

The most powerful form plugin for WordPress is Gravity Forms, hands down. Along with Advanced Custom Fields and my Core Functionality Plugin, it is one of the three plugins I include in every WordPress website I build. The options of what can be done with Gravity Forms are endless. This tutorial will go over how […]

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