You have some spectacular ideas for your WordPress site that needs fixing, but you’re not a coder. So, you need the services of a professional WordPress developer or designer. But where to begin?
There’s an entire World Wide Web vying for your attention with what seems like an endless supply of developers and designers raising their hands saying, “Pick me! Pick me!”
Sure, WordPress makes it easy to DIY for many things (even for beginners), but there are also times when you might need help for the more complicated projects. Or, maybe you just don’t have the time and want additional feedback on what to do with your WordPress site to take it to the next level.
Time to Get Lucky
Around the world there are thousands of WordPress professionals who sell their services on a contract basis. The question is: where do you start looking?
In this article, I’ll be showing you seven places to find a good web developer or designer for WordPress. We’ll call them your lucky seven because one of these sites is sure to have your next developer or designer ready to work with you.
I’ll be covering:
You’ll see some specific details of each one that should give you a good idea of where to look. Also, you’ll get a nice inside glimpse of how each company operates, the costs involved, and how to get set up looking for a developer or designer.
I’ll also give a breakdown of how to approach a job. There are some specific things to keep in mind when creating a brief, vetting candidates, and ultimately hiring someone.
Fortunately, WordPress developers and designers typically can work from anywhere (like we do here at WPMU DEV). That leaves the playing field wide open for a vast variety of choices of individuals that don’t need to live down the road from you.
If you’re new to the game and looking to hire some WordPress talent for the first time, this post offers a few suggestions on the best places to get you started. You’ll know where to hire your next developer or designer from without scouring the entire web which, let’s face it, could take a while…
All of these websites are places you can find a WordPress developer or designer worldwide and can help you develop a shortlist of potential candidates in no time.
This article was written by Nathanael Fakes and originally published on WPMU DEV Blog.