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  1. Questions to ask when interviewing a WordPress Developer black arrow right

    WordPress powers over 455 million websites worldwide.

    The cost of hiring WordPress developers full-time in the U.S. cost $63,348 a year on average with the highest number being $105,000 a year.

    Thus, if you’re going to hire a dedicated WordPress developer and pay them that much, you must choose the best candidate. However, how to find the best candidate? Here is the answer.

    The next couple of sections will discuss the type of questions you can ask before you hire a WordPress developer to find the right fit for your company:

    • 5 technical questions to ask

    • 5 exploratory questions to ask

    5 technical questions to ask to hire a WordPress Developer

    Before you hire a WordPress developer, you must make sure the chosen candidate is sound in technical knowledge. Here are 5 technical questions to ask to judge a potential candidate’s technical expertise.

    • 1

      Explain what are hooks in WordPress

      A good WordPress developer knows hooks are functions one can apply to an Action or to a filter. Furthermore, a competent WordPress developer will tell you, depending on whether you apply the hooks to an action or a filter, the hooks are called Action hooks and filter hooks.

      A suitable WordPress developer will know hooks can be added without modifying the original file.

    • 2

      Tell me how debugging works in WordPress.

      A good WordPress developer will know that Debugging PHP code is a primary part of any project.

      A top quality WordPress developer will tell you that WP_DEBUG is one such PHP constant used to enable the debug mode throughout WordPress. Furthermore, the WordPress developer would know you must set the PHP constant to true in the wp-config.php file.

      If you are satisfied with the answer, hire that professional WordPress developer.

    • 3

      Mention the rules you must follow for WordPress plugin development.

      A skilled WordPress developer will tell you the rules you must follow for WordPress plugin development are:

      • Creating a unique name
      • Creating a folder for the plugin
      • Creating a subfolder for PHP files, assets, and translations/
      • Creating the main plugin file and filling in the header information
      • Creating activation and deactivation functions
      • Creating an uninstall script
      • Creating a readme.txt file
      • Detecting paths to the plugin file

      If the candidate answers on these lines, hire those WordPress website developers.

    • 4

      What steps must you take if a WordPress file gets hacked?

      The goal of the question is to assess whether the candidate knows the emergency security measures one must take if a WordPress file gets hacked.

      The best WordPress developers will tell you the steps one needs to take are:

      • Installing security plugins such as WP Security
      • Reinstalling the latest WordPress version
      • Changing user id and password for each user
      • Checking if the plugins and themes are up to date
      • If the answers are in these lines, hire those WordPress experts.
    • 5

      Tell me when you can get locked out of the WordPress admin section.

      The top WordPress Developers will focus on specific scenarios to answer the question. That is a great way to differentiate between a good dedicated WordPress developer and an average one.

      A skilled WordPress developer will tell you the situation can occur if:

      • The IP of the website is banned
      • The WordPress developer has pasted the code in a wrong location
      • The WordPress developer has pasted the code from a website with the wrong formatting

    5 exploratory questions to ask to hire a WordPress Developer

    If you want to hire a dedicated WordPress developer, you must be sure of not only their technical knowledge, but their leadership qualities, ability to handle pressure, and abilities to solve problems as well. Here are 5 exploratory questions to figure out the same.

    • 1

      Tell me about a time when you had to deliver a project within a very short amount of time. How did you maintain both the quality and deadline?

      The goal of the question is to figure out the developer’s ability to handle pressure. A competent WordPress developer will be prompt in their actions to finish the work within the timeline. Furthermore, a skilled developer will take care to maintain the quality of the work as well.

      If the candidate's answers match these points, hire the WordPress developer.

    • 2

      Mention a time when one of your colleagues was not cooperating in a project at all? How did you handle the situation?

      A competent WordPress developer will be firm and clear in stating the discrepancy going on. The developer will explain what is not working on the project and how the issue can be solved.

      However, the developer will be humble when expressing their opinion and will respect their colleagues.

      If the answer satisfies you, hire the WordPress programmer.

    • 3

      What would you do if your boss or client shared unclear feedback?

      The question is an excellent one if you want to hire a remote WordPress developer. Remote developers rely on the feedback they receive from their boss or clients. Thus, it is essential they communicate if there is any confusion.

      A competent WordPress developer will state the issue of unclear feedback firmly. However, the developer will be humble in expressing their opinion.

    • 4

      What if a project member is highly skilled but humiliates everyone else in the team? What would you do as a project leader?

      A competent WordPress developer will respect the skills of the project member and tell them how important they are to the team.

      However, the developer will also be firm in stating the other team members deserve respect as well and the member in question must adhere to respectful behavior.

    • 5

      What if your boss doesn’t agree with the decisions you are making? How will you handle the situation?

      A good WordPress developer will communicate the reasons behind the decisions they are making. The developer will explain why the decisions are beneficial.

      However, the developer will be humble and respectful toward their boss.

  2. How WordPress Developers From Uplers Can Serve Your Web Development Needs black arrow right

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      Custom WordPress Website Development

      Need clean, responsive, and scalable WordPress websites for your business? Our WordPress experts can help you with tailor-made and cutting-edge WordPress Solutions.

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      Custom Plugin and WordPress Theme Development

      Want to extend features and functionalities or need a WordPress theme customization aligned with modern trends - let our WordPress experts curate them for you.

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      WooCommerce Development

      eCommerce is booming and what better than choosing one of the most-loved eCommerce platforms - WooCommerce to woo your customers.

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      Page Speed Optimization

      Don’t lose your potential audience because of your website’s sluggish load times and poorly structured data. Boost your website’s performance through our Page speed optimization services.

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      Blog Development

      Hire a quality WordPress Developer to build intuitive, SEO-optimized and engaging blogs with the shortest TAT (TurnAround Time) - the one that drives more traffic and engages your readers.

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      API Integration & Customization

      The digital world is dynamic and websites need to cope up with that change. With an extensive range of seamless data sync and API integration - we make that possible.

  3. Unlocking WordPress Magic: Hire Developers for Responsive, Scalable Websites black arrow right

    The online presence of your business is like a testament to your physical storefront and reputation. On the World Wide Web, WordPress empowers nearly 40% of websites that are not merely visually appealing but also highly functional. To unlock the magic of WordPress and tailor it to your business needs, you need to hire WordPress developers.

    These experts can assist in the optimal utilization of the vast ecosystem of WordPress plugins and themes that are highly customizable and extensively functional. WordPress developers can effortlessly navigate the complexities of the platform and elevate your website visibility on search engines in the following ways:

    • 1

      Customization and personalization

      Users in the digital age are not satisfied and engaged with off-the-shelf solutions. They are always looking for something new and interesting. This is where your decision to hire WordPress developers can be rewarding. By tapping into their expertise to customize and personalize your website, you can incorporate tailored themes and custom plugins in your website.

      This will add unique functionalities to your website ensuring that your website stands out in a crowded digital space facilitating business evolution, longevity, and relevance.

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      Enhanced performance and speed

      A slow-loading website always deters your audience. To seize their attention and elicit user interaction you need websites that load and perform at rocket speed. This will improve your search engine rankings along with higher user retention.

      WordPress developers can facilitate this by implementing caching, image optimization, efficient code, and other top-rated practices for an optimized site loading speed.

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      Responsive and mobile-friendly design

      With the proliferation in the usage of smartphones and a majority of the web traffic originating from mobile devices, the need to have a mobile-friendly website is no longer optional.

      Hiring WordPress developers ensures that your site looks great with seamless functionality across all devices. This adaptability fosters user experience which is the key to improved engagement and conversion rates.

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      Scalability for future growth

      With the scaling of business operations, the need for your website to grow is directly proportional. WordPress developers can ensure that your site is scalable and can accommodate high traffic and content with uncompromised performance. The website is architected in a way that modifications can be easily made eliminating the need for a complete overhaul.

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      Security measures

      With the rise of cybersecurity threats, the need for a secure website becomes paramount. When you hire WordPress developers they can safeguard your website against potential vulnerabilities by keeping your themes and plugins updated, implementing security plugins, and taking regular backups.

      This proactive approach protects your website from security breaches and other malware attacks fostering customer trust.

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      Constant support and maintenance

      The digital landscape is constantly evolving and your website needs to keep up with it. Hiring WordPress experts gets you that extra support for ensuring maintenance in the pre as well as post-launch phases. You can be assured that your site is running smoothly, updated, and aligned with the latest web standards. This will curtail the downtime and ensure prompt resolution of the issues.

    • 1

      SEO optimization

      Visibility is the key for any website and WordPress is reputed for being SEO-friendly. To further optimize it you must hire WordPress developers who are competent to tweak it for better search engine visibility. From optimized site speed to structured content and usage of the right plugins, the efforts of the developers can enhance your site’s SEO to drive more organic traffic.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long will it take to hire a WordPress developer?

With Uplers, the process of finding and shortlisting suitable WordPress Developers, setting up the interview shall take only seven business days. Additionally, making the hiring decision and the onboarding process can take anywhere from one to two weeks, depending upon the skills and experience.

How do you make sure the WordPress developer you find for me will fit my needs?

We have an exhaustive gathering process with clients to understand their needs. Moreover, we conduct a vetting process for talent to get an in-depth understanding of their capabilities. This process helps us with the right matchmaking of talent and clients.

While we will share relevant WordPress Developer profiles with you, you will be interviewing the candidates and making the final selection before you hire WordPress Developer.

What is your developer's vetting process

Every developer who applies at Uplers has to go through a 5 stage assessment, which includes - Communication Test, an Aptitude test, a Technical MCQ test, a Live Coding test, and a final Technical Interview round.

How much does it cost to hire a dedicated WordPress developer on an hourly basis?

The full-time hiring of a WordPress developer from us will cost you approximately $1500 a month which is subjective to the skill set and experience of the candidate.

I want to hire a dedicated WordPress developer for both services that are design and development. How can Uplers help me with the same?

We at Uplers have a curated talent network of remote WordPress developers who are capable enough to pull off any tasks related to WordPress including Web Design, Web Development, Ongoing Maintenance, Theme Development, Plugin Development, and many more.

How do I find a good WordPress developer?

There are many ways to find a reliable WordPress developer. You can start by searching online for developers or professionals with extensive experience on job sites. It's also helpful to check references and contact past clients of the developers you're interested in hiring. Additionally, getting in touch with Talent networks like Uplers can be a great way to find top-rated WordPress developers.

What skills should a WordPress developer have?

A proficient WordPress Developer should be familiar with the following:

  • Skilled in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

  • Experience with PHP and MySQL

  • Knowledge of WordPress themes and plugins

  • Ability to troubleshoot technical issues

  • Understanding of responsive design principles

  • Familiarity with version control systems such as Git

  • Ability to work with popular web hosting solutions

  • Experience with theme customization

  • Knowledge of web accessibility standards

  • Understanding of coding standards and best practices

How to shortlist WordPress development professionals?

To shortlist WordPress programmers, consider factors such as experience, technical proficiency, availability, and client reviews. It's important to find a developer that offers the services you need within your budget. Luckily, Uplers takes over the legwork for you so that you can focus on more important things.

Why and When You Need to Hire a WordPress Developer?

You should hire a WordPress developer if you want to create a website or blog that is highly customized, user-friendly, and feature-rich. Additionally, a WordPress developer can create a website or blog that is optimized for search engine optimization (SEO). They can also help you create a secure website or blog free from malicious attacks.

Additionally, they can help you troubleshoot any issues you may have and make any necessary changes or improvements to keep your website or blog running smoothly.

Why do top companies hire WordPress developers from Uplers?

With Uplers, you will get the best pre-vetted WordPress developers in the industry. Our vetting process selects only the top 3.5% of developers to be a part of the network, making sure that you get connected to only highly skilled talent. With our fast hiring process and 2X retention rate, you can rest assured that you are getting reliable and long term results. Furthermore, hiring WordPress developers from Uplers is up to 40% cost-advantageous when compared with traditional recruitment practices. And we also offer a 2 week risk-free trial period so that you can assess our talent’s performance prior to making any commitments.

How are Uplers’ WordPress developers different?

They are pre-vetted. It means that every candidate you interview has excellent communication skills and is technically among the top WordPress developers in India.

They get certified through our talent network, which has a rigorous vetting process, and only the top 3.5% make it to our platform.

Can I hire a team of WordPress Developers from Uplers?

Yes, you can hire a team of WordPress Developers from Uplers. Our Talent network consists of WordPress professionals who can help you develop and customize your WordPress website. They possess the required expertise to provide high-quality WordPress development solutions.