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Wordpress Developer Overview

Job Description

A freelance WordPress developer is responsible for designing, coding, and customizing WordPress themes and plugins according to client's requirements. They should have expertise in HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, and other relevant programming languages. They should be able to implement and troubleshoot website functionalities, ensure responsiveness and optimize site performance. They may also be involved in website maintenance, updates and security enhancements. Strong attention to detail, problem-solving skills, and effective communication with clients are vital for success in this role.

Most Common Skills

JavaScript, PHP, and Wordpress - For more data, check Wordpress Developer skills.

Average Hourly Rate

$74 - This number comes from our open-source Wordpress Developer hourly rates database.

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Fun Facts

  • WordPress Developer Fact: The WordPress platform powers over 35% of all websites on the internet.
  • The WordPress Developer was awarded the "Plugin Contributor of the Year" for creating a highly popular and innovative social media sharing plugin.
  • WordPress is used by 40.0% of all websites on the internet.


  • "WordPress developers: turning coffee into code and websites into wonders."
  • "A great WordPress developer is like a magician, turning lines of code into captivating user experiences."
  • "Behind every perfectly functioning website, there's a slightly stressed-out WordPress developer with a questionable relationship with coffee."

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