#1 Ask For WordPress Portfolio
Yes, checking with your web developer their WordPress portfolio is the most important thing that you must ensure before you hire a WordPress website maker in India.
Why is it so important?
Some of the web developer may try to convince you by showing few of their websites that haven’t been developed using WordPress because they simply don’t have experience in it. Think twice before you outsource your website design to these developers.
If you need a WordPress website, you must check only the relevant experience of your web developer. Don’t settle for less.
You may also ask your web developer to take you through the backend of any of the WordPress website so that you can see how user-friendly their backends are. A professional web developer would never refuse to do so.
#2 Ask About WordPress Security
WordPress, being one of the most popular CMS on the planet, is always on the target of hackers.
In our experience, we receive too many enquiries & requests from businesses around the world who want to fix their hacked websites and make the secured to prevent this kind of security threats in future.
Engage your WordPress developer in conversation and learn how they can help you to secure your website.
#3 Ask About CMS Training
WordPress CMS has one of the easiest & user-friendly interfaces to manage a website.
But you still require a short training in order to take control of your website. If you have hired a WordPress website maker in India, you can request him or her to arrange a video call and teach you how you can manage your website.
By requesting your web developer to train you on the WordPress CMS, you are really not asking too much from him.
#4 Ask For Designing Skills
There are many WordPress developers who are not very proficient in web designing. As a result, you get a functional website that doesn’t look good or is unable to support latest versions of major browsers.
To avoid this situation, do make sure to ensure that your shortlisted web developer is equally skilled with web design techniques.
#5 Ask For Plugin Development & Customization
While its true that there are thousands of WordPress plugins that your developer can use to build your website, but at the same not all of these plugins can match your specific requirements.
It is most likely that your WordPress developer will be required to customize the plugins in order to match your specifications. Therefore, before you hire a web developer to build your WordPress website, do make sure that he or she has the ability to customize the plugins.
#6 Ask For SEO
WordPress websites are loved by search engines. As a result, it becomes easier for you to rank your website on the noticeable positions of search engines to get relevant traffic on your website.
But in order to optimize any WordPress website for search engines, there are few tips that must be followed in order to make the website SEO-friendly.
Some of these tips are, but not limited to:
a. Using SEO plugins like Yoast SEO
b. Optimizing website loading speed with a cache plugin
c. Using permalinks to generate SEO-friendly URLs
d. Using great plugins to build internal links automatically based on your primary keywords
e. Using sitemap plugins