20 Best WordPress

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Ines Schuber

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Let's make community your competitive edge ✨

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Fatima Zehra 🌙

Toronto, ON, Canada

🪄 Cultivating magic, one brand at a time.

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Kristina Lopez

Florida, USA

Helping your business help people with words✍🏽🌟

Recommended 2x
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Alex Bull

United Kingdom

Grow your Auto brand with Social Media & Blogs 🚗✨

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Luka Baramishvili

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Frontend Developer

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Pradyumn Vaishnav


Creative design & development solutions

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Emily Becker

Chicago, IL, USA

Copy and Content with a Soul

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Michelle Griczika

Massachusetts, USA

Writing that sells✨

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Mia Salas

Lawrence Township, NJ, USA

Social and Digital Media for Startups

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Celia Mesa

Barcelona, Spain

Bringing Brands to Life with Humanized Content ✨

Recommended 1x
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Michael Moyo

South Africa

UX/UI and visual identity specialist

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André Duarte


Helping your brand grow

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Sari Abdul sater


Digital marketing expert | WordPress web developer

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Sebastian Bistran

Leeds, UK

Crafting Products With A Spicy Touch - SRIRACHA 🔥

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Ibrahim Tejuosho

Lagos, Nigeria

Responsive UX Designer for Web, Mobile & Apps

Recommended 2x
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Lee Thompson

The Bahamas

Bahama Copy House - Copy Curated for Visionaries

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Joshua Bernard

Martinsville, VA 24112, USA

Creative SEO writer for hire ✍️

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David Blnke 🔥

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Senior Product and Brand Designer | Framer Expert

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Jithin Kumar


Visual and Product Designer & Framer Expert

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Tanveer Singh


Tech & Marketing Writer: I Build PCs for a Living

Common projects for WordPress experts

Building a new WordPress website from scratch.

Customizing WordPress themes and plugins.

Migrating a website to the WordPress platform.

Performing SEO optimization for a WordPress website.

Implementing e-commerce functionalities using WooCommerce.

Performing maintenance and updates on an existing WordPress site.

Tips for working with and hiring WordPress experts

Define your requirements

Clearly outline the scope of your project, including the specific WordPress functionalities and features you need. This could include themes, plugins, or custom functionalities.

Evaluate their expertise

Review the WordPress expert's previous work to ensure they have the necessary skills and experience to execute your project successfully. This includes their knowledge of WordPress, HTML, CSS, PHP, and JavaScript.

Communication is essential

Regular and clear communication is crucial for the success of your project. Ensure to communicate your expectations, timeline, and any changes in the project through Contra's platform.

Payment structure

Contra offers various payment structures including hourly rate, flat-rate, and milestone projects. Choose a structure that best suits your project. Remember, each milestone payment is held in escrow until you approve the deliverables.

How to hire WordPress experts

Define your needs

Before starting the hiring process, have a clear understanding of what you need from a WordPress Expert. This could include creating a new WordPress site, customizing themes or plugins, or maintaining an existing site.

Post a detailed job

Posting a detailed job on Contra will attract the right freelancers. Include information about your company, the scope of the job, the skills required, and the project timeline.

Review applications

Review the applications you receive and shortlist freelancers based on their skills, experience, and fit for your project. Look at their past projects and reviews on their profile.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with shortlisted freelancers. Ask questions about their experience, approach to WordPress, and how they handle various aspects of web development. Also, discuss your project specifics and expectations.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right freelancer, make an offer through Contra. This will include the project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing WordPress experts

1. Can you describe a project where you had to customize a WordPress theme or plugin to meet a client's specific needs?

2. What is your process for ensuring a WordPress site is SEO-optimized and mobile-friendly?

3. How do you approach troubleshooting and resolving issues on a WordPress site?

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Frequently asked

A WordPress expert specializes in building, customizing, and maintaining websites on the WordPress platform. They have a deep understanding of WordPress and can leverage its features and plugins to build a website that meets your specific needs.

A WordPress expert specializes in building, customizing, and maintaining websites on the WordPress platform. They have a deep understanding of WordPress and can leverage its features and plugins to build a website that meets your specific needs.

Hiring a WordPress expert on Contra gives you access to top freelance talent from around the world. You can review their portfolios, communicate with them directly on the platform, and handle payments securely through the platform.

You can post a detailed job on Contra specifying your project requirements. WordPress experts who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of WordPress experts and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Any project that involves building, customizing, or maintaining a website on the WordPress platform requires WordPress expertise. This includes creating a new WordPress site, customizing themes or plugins, migrating a site to WordPress, and implementing SEO best practices.

WordPress experts commonly use tools like PHP for server-side scripting, HTML and CSS for webpage structure and styling, JavaScript for client-side scripting, and SQL for database management. They may also use WordPress plugins like Yoast SEO, WooCommerce, and Elementor.

The cost of hiring a WordPress expert on Contra typically ranges from $25 to $80 per hour. The exact cost can vary depending on the complexity of the project, the expert's experience and skills, and the project duration.

WordPress experts on Contra get paid per project, per hour, or per milestone. Contra holds the payment in escrow at the beginning of the project. The funds are released after the client approves the deliverables for that milestone, or automatically within three days.

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