Matt Dailey

Web Developer


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Hi. I'm Matt and welcome to my personal website. This is the place where you can learn more about me, read my blog, see some of the code I have written, and learn about the different ways to get in touch with me. I'm a web developer with expertise in PHP, WordPress, jQuery, Angular, HTML, CSS. I currently live in Boston. When I'm not writing code, I like taking photos, creating Photoshop art, discovering new music and running in the occasional road race.

From My Blog

Adding virtual hosts in WAMP

The ability to have multiple domains running on a local server can be accomplished with virtual hosts. Setting up a virtual host in the past was tedious and time-consuming. The process involved updating multiple files that were hard to find. One of the reasons why MAMP Pro has become so popular is it automates the …

Simple fix if custom fields in WordPress are not saving

I wanted to share the resolution of an issue I encountered with custom fields not saving in WordPress this past week.¬† The problem would occur with fields from the Advanced Custom Fields plugin and only if they were new fields being added. Existing custom fields on the page were not affected. I found out the …

TablePress export saving issue solved by increasing memory limit

At my work we needed to export some TablePress tables from one site and import them to another site. In the TablePress plugin if more than one table is selected to export the file format is automatically a zip file. The newly created zip file was corrupted. A likely cause was another plugin interfering with …

Change Events Calendar permalinks for specific category in WordPress

My current company uses the very popular WordPress plugin¬†Event Calendar. They publicize their own webinars using this popular plugin. They were looking to change the permalinks only for webinars. Naturally this was a feature Events Calendar did not provide right out of the box. To accomplish it involved writing two functions: one to add a …



Skill Highlights

HTML, CSS, jQuery, Angular, Javascript, WordPress, PHP, Git, Photoshop

Work Experience
WordPress Developer

Extreme Networks

March 2017 - present

Email/HTML Consultant

Spartan Race

December 2016 - March 2017

Web Developer


August 2013-November 2016

Junior Web Developer

Advanced Practice Strategies

August 2012-August 2013

Masters, Public Policy

George Washington University


Bachelors, Political Science

University of Massachusetts-Amherst


Associates, Liberal Arts

Middlesex Community College