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Mahesh is a software engineer having 3+ years of experience in designing interactive and dynamic web applications using WordPress. He is also experienced developing server-side web applications using Java.
Senior Freelance WordPress Developer
John is a software engineer having 10+ years of experience designing implementive and interactive websites using WordPress. He is also well-versed developing Single Page Applications.
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WordPress is an open-source content management system that contains plugin and template system architecture. It is written in PHP with the embedded database in MariaCB or MongoDB. WordPress gives you advantage of combining the core files, files that you need to install, a complete database, and also provides you a dashboard to completely manage the whole project.
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Want to hire freelance WordPress developers on your own? Here are the skills you must look for while hiring a freelance WordPress plugin developer
Hiring freelance WordPress developers might be an intricate task for you if you are a non-technical manager. Today, WordPress is widely and most popularly used Content Management System, which makes it much easier for a freelance WordPress designer use web technologies and manage their websites. Hiring the most skilled freelance WordPress website developers among thousands of developers is a challenging task for anyone. So, Ultragenius is here to assist you while recruiting the top talented WordPress expert freelancers on your own. Ultragenius understands your job requirements and gets you only the top developers who have in-depth knowledge of WordPress development.
The following skills you must look for while hiring a freelance WordPress developer –
Steadfast knowledge of HTML and CSS
- Arrow functions
- Blocked scope constructors let and const
- Advanced object literals
- Template literals
- Multi-line strings
- Module loaders
- Binary and octal literals
- Reflect API
- Destructuring assignment
CSS Pre-processors and Frameworks
A CSS pre-processor is a program that extends the functionality of CSS and compiles it into regular CSS. SASS, PostCSS, SCSS, and LESS are the extensions of regular CSS and developers use them for useful functions such as math functions, color manipulation, to write better inline documentation, to easily integrate CSS tools and CSS codebase, and much more. The basic knowledge of any one of these CSS frameworks is quite useful for a WordPress developer.
You must check the freelance WordPress developer‘s knowledge of Bootstrap and Material UI, as these components enable easier and faster web development.
Knowledge of Content Management System (CMS)
A Content Management System (CMS) is a software application that is used to create, update, and publish the content of an application. A CMS has variety of uses like managing – Enterprises, web content, and handling dynamic content on a web page.
The core functions of the CMS include :
- Creating Multi-language content
- In-built SEO tools
- Strong Content Editing and Publishing Tools
- Providing version control and backups
- Powerful Integration
- Already built templates
- Robust Security
- Built-in Migration Support
WordPress Developer with Version Control Systems (VCS) Experienced
Developers need tools like Git, SVN, TFS, and Mercurial to keep track of different versions of their work. Most developers use Git. The version control system lets the team collaborate, organise, and maintain the code changes. In addition to evaluating and comparing old and new code, Git also manages the commit history.
Also, Freelance WordPress developers must know how to utilise add, push, pull, and commit commands, branching, and merging.
Ability of Testing Frameworks and Tools
Due to the increasing demand for rapid deployment throughout the development process, testing has become a critical skill for freelance WordPress developers. As a result, freelance WordPress developers should be familiar with unit testing tools such as Jest, Mocha, Enzyme, Chai, AVA, and Tape. End-to-end testing requires knowledge of Selenium, Webdriver, Cucumber.js, Nightwatch.js, Cypress, and Puppeteer. They must be familiar with Karma in order to do integration testing.
Well-versed in SEO
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is an in-bound marketing technique which focuses on keyword optimization and content structure. SEO drives traffic to your website to increase more customers to your website. Several factors impact on the website ranking and the most important one is Website Content. Properly using keywords rapidly increases the traffic for your website.
Knowledge of Front-end frameworks and libraries
Familiarity with at least one of the front-end frameworks is a must for any freelance WordPress developer like React.js or Angular.js. These front-end frameworks are greatly required in today’s market. React is popular for its faster development of Single Page Applications (SPAs) while Angular uses interpolation, dependency injection, and eliminates coding mistakes by using the strongly typed Typescript that resolves many challenges faced by the developers.
Knowledge of Command-Line Tools
The WP-CLI is a robust and powerful tool which permits freelance WordPress web designers to run WordPress commands from the console. Using command line interface, you are able to perform many tasks from command line prompt only. Users don’t need to login explicitly to WordPress or find folders in Filezilla. For example, write wp plugin install -activate that lets you install various useful plugins on your website.
Good Grasp on PHP
Knowledge of Photoshop
Photoshop helps the freelance WordPress developer converting PSD files to XML/HTML. The freelance WordPress designer should know various perspectives of Photoshop like trim a photo, layer option, and auto select. Adobe Photoshop is the well-known photo editing platform providing great features like sharp photo editing, animating , and graphics design.
Experience with web markup and UI, UX Concepts
The developer must have a firm understanding of element positioning, displaying the elements, and making components interactive, semantic markup, and other related UX Concepts so they can design the product with the best quality. The developer must be experienced in developing visual effects in presentational markup. For, example – How the heading appears, making text larger and putting weight to it, and giving which color to it, and which markup can include captions, bind columns, and row headings to table cells.
Knowledge of MySQL
Knowing about databases like MySQL, PostgreSQL helps to understand the backend of pages easily. The freelance WordPress designer must know about the exceptions that may cause in the backend. Besides this, how the home page is created with the sub-names and titles are known to the freelance WordPress plugin developer easily if the knowledge about databases is good.
Proficient in writing optimized and readable code
You must hire the freelance WordPress developers based on their ability to write clean and optimized code that is understandable by all the team members, and is scalable.
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WordPress is one of the demanding skills because of its excellent Content Management System. WordPress provides the top-level Search Engine Optimization technique. However, content-rich your business website is, it is not much beneficial to your clients if it is not ranked on top among Google web pages. But recruiting the best freelance WordPress web designers is not an easy task when a large no. of WordPress expert freelancers are competing to grab the job opportunities.
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Ultragenius is one of the leading platforms for hiring remote talent and connecting freelance and part-time developers with Silicon Valley businesses. We focus on finding the best talents who will perform extremely well and will be easily integrated into your teams. We filter out only the top 1% most skilled freelance developers among the 20K+ developers who have applied on our platform. Candidates have to prove their self-reported experience by giving Ultragenius’ s skill tests.
Ultragenius first tests the developer’s skill set by conducting a two and half hour hiring test. Our hiring test judges a candidate on all aspects like aptitude, case study analysis, verbal and reasoning, coding questions based on data structures and algorithms, software engineering, system design, and more. Then, there is another round for the candidates who are selected from this round called “Higher-level Assessment Skill Test”, which is a video round that deeply analyzes freelance developers’ major skills and asks questions about the projects they have worked upon.
Fill up the form which is on every hiring freelancers’ page and we will inform you once we select the top 1% freelance WordPress developers matching your job requirements. After analyzing the candidates based on their resumes and two assessment tests, we provide you the feedback quickly. And if the freelancers selected by our team are fit for your job role, then we also provide the onboarding.
Ultragenius offers you only the most skilled freelance developers who are top 1% among the 20K+ freelance developers who have applied on our platform. After a rigorous selection and testing process, we sort out only the top candidates for you. You can check out Ultragenius’ s selection process for hiring freelance WordPress developers on https://www.ultragenius.club/hire-wordpress-freelancer