199 WordPress developers in 101 agencies found

JavaScript, React.JS developer with decent background in WordPress
I'm a conscientious, results-driven, articulate software engineer with several years’ experience in JavaScript; primarily focusing on WordPress development and React.JS Strong in developing scalabl...
1 Project completed
GMT West Europe
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Updated: 17 Jan 2019
OY
JavaScript|Joomla Guru|CMS Expert
Areas of expertise: - Proficient with JavaScript, CMS Wordpress, and Joomla - Managing the ArcGIS server database and creating ArcGIS web apps - Websites development - Designing page layouts - Ed...
6 Projects completed
GMT+2 East Europe
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Updated: 17 Jan 2019
KM
WordPress Developer, experienced in solving complex PHP problems on WordPress CMS and creation awesome APIs.
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Updated: 11 Jan 2019
IR
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Updated: 14 Jan 2019
PHP developer
Over the last 15 years, I have developed a wide range of websites using Magento, Wordpress, Shopify, Volution, BigCommerce, HTML5/CSS, Javascript/jQuery, DHTML, PHP, and MySQL including sites for star...
4 Projects completed
GMT West Europe
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Updated: 18 Jan 2019
EF
Front-end developer
Experience 2.5 years of front-end development. Core technical experience includes JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, WordPress, jQuery Experience as front-end developer • Able to learn quickly and team co...
5 Projects completed
GMT-11 Pacific Region
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Updated: 17 Jan 2019
EP
Front-end Developer
Front-end Developer with over 4 years’ experience involving agile software development practices, analysis. Have experience in front end development technologies including advanced HTML/XHTML, CSS, W...
GMT West Europe
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Updated: 18 Jan 2019

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Interviewing a Wordpress Developer

Nowadays more and more business owners choose WordPress as a platform for their websites because of its user-friendly admin panel combined with a wide range of customizable themes, templates, and plugins. No matter if you are going to upgrade your existing website or create a new website from scratch, you need to hire a professional WordPress developer. In this article, we will focus on technical skills that you should take into account when interviewing WordPress developers.

12 Key Technical Skills of a WordPress Programmer

During the technical interview, an expert that stands out among other WordPress programmers should demonstrate the following knowledge and skills:

  1. Plugins: Ability to configure, debug, and create standard and advanced plugins.
  2. Themes: Ability to edit the existing themes and create advanced themes from scratch. Other skills include looping, retrieving, and displaying the custom post meta and other core post fields.
  3. Templates: Ability to modify the existing templates, overwrite templates in child themes, create templates from scratch, and understand template hierarchy.
  4. Custom post types: Ability to generate both basic and advanced custom posts.
  5. Custom post meta: Ability to add basic fields and integrate third-party libraries.
  6. API/codex: Ability to use common functions and filters without reference.
  7. Shortcodes: Ability to create shortcodes with arguments.
  8. Coding standards: Ability to write valid code that is compliant with WordPress coding standards as well as review the code to be compliant with those standards.
  9. Security: Understanding of key vulnerabilities of WordPress and secure coding practices, ability to review the code to be compliant with those practices.
  10. CMS: Ability to use and customize the WordPress CMS.
  11. Updates: Ability to run the updates and lead the update process.
  12. WooCommerce: Ability to install, configure, and use WooCommerce in CMS.

These are the WordPress-specific skills that are typically required from WordPress programmers. More general skills include HTML/CSS, XML/JSON, JavaScript/AJAX, PHP, SQL, Git, Photoshop/Illustrator. It’s up to you to decide which of them are most important for your project. Anyway, we hope that you choose the right candidate from a variety of WordPress developers available on YouTeam platform and the skills & expertise of the chosen candidate will be a valuable contribution to your next project.