Word Press Developer : Career Overview

Word Press Developer : Career Overview


43.2% of the world's websites that are available on the internet are built on WordPress.


Who is a WordPress Developer?

"A WordPress developer is a specialist who specializes in the WordPress platform's infrastructure and environment." They might focus on improving the WordPress software or creating new goods, such as plugins and themes. They may also help clients with the design, modification, and administration of a WordPress site." "A WordPress developer is often in charge of the back-end or front-end development of WordPress sites" (or both). This often includes but is not limited to, the creation of custom WordPress themes and plugins. WordPress developers can also be hired to construct a sitemap or wireframes for a new site, migrate an existing site to the WordPress platform, or redesign it to improve the usability of the program for everyone. This is simply a small percentage of the labor that WordPress developers do.

Role and Responsibilities:- 

  • Meet with clients to discuss website design and functionality.
  • Front-end website design and development.
  • Developing the website's architecture.
  • Design and administration of back-end websites, including database and server integration
  • WordPress theme and plugin creation.
  • Testing the performance of a website.
  • Troubleshooting content problems.
  • WordPress training to the customer or end-user.
  • Measuring and monitoring the performance of the live website and continuously optimizing it.

Education and preferred qualification:

  • Bachelor's degree or similar job experience in a computer science-related discipline is preferred.
  • Employers prefer employees that have considerable WordPress experience.
  • Expertise with WordPress-related technologies and related frameworks
  • Extensive knowledge of flexible and adaptive design


Required Skills:-

  • WordPress expertise 
  • In-depth knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and jQuery 
  • Experience with debugging tools like Firebug and Chrome Inspector 
  • Extensive knowledge in front-end and back-end website development 
  • Meticulous attention to detail


Salary Statistics:-

While salary is determined by a variety of criteria, including experience, the typical WordPress developer income is roughly 4LPA. This is the starting compensation for a WordPress developer with 2 to 3 years of experience. For newcomers seeking entry-level WordPress development opportunities, the starting wage will be roughly 3 LPA. The compensation range for individuals with even more experience, those in the senior WordPress Developer role, is approximately 10 LPA.
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Written By

Rishabh Jain

Rishabh Jain is a first-year student of the BA program in Economics and Computer Science from Delhi University.
He is a basketball enthusiast who has a very keen interest in various fields like artificial intelligence, machine learning, digital marketing, etc. Rishabh started writing blogs during his internship with Zcientia Labs as a Recruitment Intern. 


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