Questions To Ask Before Hiring WordPress Developer:
WordPress has become one of the most popular CMS (Content Management Systems) in present time, most bloggers set up their new sites on it because of how easily it can be done while developers tend to gravitate to it because despite it being easier than most it still can produce a decent site with a quality unlike other CMS.
But how to hire a new WordPress developer to set up your site? What questions to ask them and how to know if it would be possible to have a great new site? When you decide to create your new eCommerce internet shop, personal blog or small business website, you are stuck wondering how to make all the functionalities needed for it to be a top-notch website. A WordPress developer can help with that.
These are some questions you can ask them.
Q: Discuss theme customization and how to setup a custom theme, name the minimum required files, and explain how WordPress recognizes a new theme.
Q: Explain the semantics of a theme’s development and the basic principles of a good theme. What should be kept in the theme files?
Q: Explain how to create a custom page template.
Q: Explain custom post types; why do we use them, and how can we create them?
Q: Explain shortcodes and provide few examples.
Any expert developer should be able to reply to these questions, but if you want to be even more prepared as a developer or as a recruiter, then you might be interested in reading Toptal’s guide for WordPress developers.