What is WordPress?
WordPress is an open-source content management software that is written in the PHP programming language. There is the option of either using MySQL or MariaDB with it. It is the ideal CMS for many different applications like a simple online presence or a custom website for your large business. It is designed with different models for themes and plugins; thus allowing designers to get creative and design innovative themes. It is also easier to extend the functionality of your WordPress solution with plugins. There is the option of using one of the many ready-made ones or designing custom plugins
Why Would You Need to Hire a WordPress Developer?
WordPress is an open-source CMS that can be downloaded by anyone. Installing it, configuring it and setting up the theme or layout also do not require one to have programming knowledge. However, your business website must stand out from the rest. This is only possible by hiring a skilled team of WordPress Developers who will also have expertise in several other advanced technologies.
How Much Will It Cost To Hire a WordPress Developer?
We have highly affordable rates for WordPress development. It starts from $15/hour and $2400/month.
To get more information about the cost, get in touch with us with your requirements and we will reply promptly with a quote.
What Are the Skills Needed for WordPress Developers?
The basic skill set of a WordPress developer would include:
Programming skills in PHP
Creatively & digital intelligence
Search engine optimization
Good knowledge of WordPress
Plugin installation & customization
Pros and Cons of Hiring a WordPress Agency
There are several benefits of hiring a WordPress Agency as listed here:
High level of experience
Creative and innovative WordPress themes
Beneficial WordPress development strategies.
Your website is usually the first thing most people see; hence it works in your favour if it is designed well and creates a good impression.
Hiring a WordPress developer from a reputed development firm can improve the credibility of your business.
It is ideal for making high-ranking websites.
They know of advanced technologies, can create custom solutions and have a futurist approach.
Some of the disadvantages of hiring a WordPress agency:
A communication error can lead to big delays and at times disastrous results.
It means having to deal with remote project managers and their timelines, milestones, and budgets.
How To Hire the Right WordPress Developer?
The first step is to ensure that you have a clear scope of your requirements. It is also vital you have the requirements listed to avoid ambiguity when contacting the professionals. Some of the other factors to consider:
Create a requirement profile.
Set your expectations in advance.
Prepare a list of questions to shortlist the developers.
Take a look at the portfolio to check if the past projects are to your liking.
Check the reviews and testimonials of previous clients.
Ensure they have good communication skills.
Their solutions should ideally be well-tested and should deliver solutions on time.
Common mistakes to avoid while hiring a WordPress developer
Some of the common mistakes while hiring WordPress developers include:
Failure to check references.
Skipping per-interview telephonic questions to gain more information about the candidate's previous experience, work environment preference, when they are available, etc.
Not specifying all relevant details at the beginning.
Narrowing your search to local candidates
Being impatient with the candidates and not understanding their perspectives.
Rushing the hiring process
Using old-fashioned hiring methods instead of Social media, special software, mobile devices, etc.