Tips to Choose a Skilled WordPress Developer for Your Next Projectby JONATHAN PAUL Jonathan Paul working at PHPProgrammers, a leading
Choosing a skilled WordPress developer may not be easy today as there are millions of developers around. But this article can help you in finding and choosing the right one for your next project. Just go through the tips shared here.
There are nearly 1.8 billion websites on the internet today and almost 35 percent of them run on WordPress. Despite the availability of so many user-friendly platforms or Content Management Systems, WordPress is still considered the most favoured platform when it comes to web development and especially eCommerce development. And the main reason why even business owners prefer to choose a WordPress developer over the other platforms is that WordPress is easy to manage even for the users or business owners. Also, the CMS has gained huge popularity among web developers because of the availability of a plethora of plugins, extensions, and themes.
However, with the increasing popularity of WordPress, the demand for and a number of WordPress development companies and developers also increased and there are millions around you today. And this huge count can make it a little difficult for you to find the right one for your next project.
Well, this article can help you out with this. Check out these tips to find and choose a skilled WordPress programmer for your project.
Get your project brief ready:
A WordPress programmer would definitely expect you to have your project brief ready with you before beginning the meeting and discussing the project. A project brief is actually the document that contains all the details about the project and your requirements. Having it ready is important to make everything about the project clear to the developer as well. A well-written project brief should include the scope of the project, your type of business, the products and services you offer, and the rest of your requirements.
Take time to review the portfolio of the developer before choosing:
Experienced and professional developers must have an impressive portfolio to showcase the projects they have completed. A portfolio can give you a clear picture of the type and quality of work the developer delivers and the developer’s grasp over the CMS. Once you have gone through the portfolio you will be able to understand whether the professional fit your expectations and has done your kind of projects before or not.
Go through the testimonials:
You must go through the testimonials to know what the clients have said about their work. Try to understand the level of client satisfaction through the testimonials. A developer with more appreciation from the clients can be the ideal choice for your project and can ensure 100 percent satisfaction to you as well.
This is an added point to check the client’s grasp over the platform or CMS. Reviewing the codes can also tell you about the quality of the codes and the work pattern. So, consider this point while choosing your WordPress programmer.
Ask about the development charges:
Once you are done with the above points and if you are satisfied with the above, you can ask about the development costs and the other WordPress development charges. This is a major concern for all and the total cost must not exceed your expected budget without letting you compromise on the quality factor. Well, you can go a little higher if you are extremely happy and satisfied with the above points but not too much. Remember, you have millions of developers around now and if one does not fit your budget and expectations, there are still many more you can choose from.
What about the time-management and communication skills:
Apart from having technical expertise on WordPress, its features, extensions, themes, and plugins, the developer should also have a record of delivering projects on or before the deadline. This is a quality of a reliable WordPress programmer. Also, the developer must ensure easy and regular communication with the clients to let the clients stay updated about the work progress.
And these were the most essential tips to find and choose a skilled and proficient WordPress programmer for your project. All are equally important, and you must consider all to make the right choice from the millions out there.
Jonathan Paul is an expert WordPress developer associated with a leading WordPress development company in Australia, PHPProgrammers. The author has written this article and shared the key tips to help you find a highly skillful developer for your project.
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