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How do I setup and configure a Google Maps API Key?

If you’re wanting a live Google map on your website, Google now requires you to setup a billing account and obtain API keys from their Google Cloud platform. Unfortunately, it’s not a very easy interface to use and requires some getting used to, so we’ve written a step-by-step walkthrough to make the process a little… Read more »

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Interactive SVG maps with ACF and JQVMaps

JQVMaps is my favorite go-tos for interactive SVG maps. It’s so easy to setup and customize. But what if your client wants to control and edit the map easily? Hooking up Advanced Custom Fields to take control of a JQVMap is super easy! Let’s take a simple example – a client of ours wanted a… Read more »

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A Day in the Life of a Simpatico Art Director

This week’s interview is with our newest addition to the Simpatico team – Bruce Viemeister. Bruce is a fantastic designer and talks about his love of pups and what it’s like working at different types of agencies.

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A Day in the Life of a Simpatico Developer

Our next interview for our “Day in the life” series is with one of our developers, Evan Thompson. Evan has been with Simpatico for over a year now. Today, he talks about what kinds of development projects make him happy and why he loves working at Studio Simpatico.

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A Day in the Life of a Simpatico Intern

Our first interviewee, Corey Donenfeld, is returning for his second summer as Studio Simpatico’s star web design and development intern. Corey talks about getting started in web design and development, and what it’s like being both a student and a professional at the same time.

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Guide: WordPress Admin Walkthrough

Welcome To Your New Website! That was a lot of work, wasn’t it? New websites come with strategy, content, design, development, and SEO to name a few. But once the project is “finished” (and let’s face it, a website is never truly finished!) and launched, then what? Do you want to edit your own content… Read more »

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What is Caching?

Today we’ll look at the different kinds of caching, including some plugins to add to your site once you’ve finished with development and ready to take full advantage of caching.

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