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WordPress Developer Skills Assessment Test

WordPress Developer Skills Assessment

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Assessment Summary
A WordPress Developer is an individual who focuses on creating and maintain various plugins and digital assets that will be used on the WordPress digital platform. This is done in order to provide further customization or fill a void that the standalone product is unable to provide. This means they will be both an expert at front-end and back-end work with skills in communication that helps them liaise with users of their assets. This assessment contains 8 questions that are designed to test the varying skills of the candidate’s ability to succeed and thrive in the role from a variety of different skills that are relevant.
Skills tested in this assessment
In order to thrive as a WordPress Developer, you must have a wealth of knowledge of all things WordPress offers as a platform and how it operates as well as specific technical skills around CSS, HTML, JavaScript, and PHP. Furthermore, there must be a high level of knowledge around SEO and the role a website plays for a business. Specifically, in the Vervoe skill assessment, the following skills are looked at it in detail is their WordPress specific practical skills as well as their ability to troubleshoot issues within the platform and communicate with stakeholders of the work that they do, whether that be a customer of a plugin or an internal resource at their organization.
What to test with this assessment
From a carefully constructed set of questions that test an important subset of the required skills to successfully be a WordPress Developer, you will be able to determine their abilities to write pieces of code to interact with various parts of a website that are relevant in their role, specific WordPress CLI + internal queries that would need to be executed when making edits or changes and their communication skills when interacting with their colleagues around the benefits of using WordPress over other platforms.

About the WordPress Developer Skills Assessment

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WordPress Developers have a high level of understanding on all things around the WordPress web platform, this knowledge includes areas such as writing queries to access the internal database, creating custom plugins to extend functionality and knowledge of how to administrate a web page. WordPress websites can be used for anything, for a business, a blog or even a shop.

Candidates who perform well on this WordPress Developer skills assessment will have all the technical skills to successfully create and manage WordPress websites. They will also have the soft skills to interact with stakeholders of the various plugins and/or websites that they manage.

You can expect to learn whether a candidate can display posts in a random order based on their category, able to create a WordPress user query, correctly identifying the plugin to secure a WordPress sites data, use the WP CLI and if they know the benefits of using WordPress over other web platforms.

WordPress Developers need to communicate with many different stakeholders of the different website or plugins that they maintain and being proficient in this area is extremely beneficial for all parties involved.
Having knowledge around troubleshooting and a wealth of understanding about WordPress go hand in hand, as they assist each other when performing this role, in terms of mitigating bugs from arising or even fixing bugs when they occur.
As a WordPress Developer it is very important to have a high level of knowledge of how various actions and elements work within the WordPress ecosystem and having this knowledge allows developers to achieve tasks in an efficient manner.


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Question Type: Audio

You are talking to a colleague when they ask "what are the benefits of WordPress?". What do you say?
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Question Type: Multiple Choice

Reggie has a page on his website to display posts based on a category. He would like to randomly display the posts on the category page. Please help Reggie identify the correct way from the listed options.
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Question Type: Multiple Choice

You have confidential data and the content cannot be disclosed. You need to secure all this data from hackers and malware. Which of the following plugins will you use to secure your data?

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