It is no secret that running your own business can quickly become a money spiral, however, there are some things that should be left to the professionals, and WordPress developing is usually one of these areas. Often, hiring a WordPress developer works out better than going it alone. For one, experienced developers will be familiar with the software and as a result they will have a greater ability to troubleshoot. If you have personally designed your website and then run into any problems, you have no expertise to draw from. Using an experienced WordPress developer takes away any stress that might arise from pesky tech troubles.
Developers also have more experience with the software. There are currently over 55,000 WordPress plugins and over 31,000 different themes, which could quickly become overwhelming for a WordPress novice. Experienced developers will be much more able to assess what plugins and themes will suit the needs of your growing business and help improve footfall to your website, leaving you much more time to do what you do best! After all, this is what they do for a living, and so their design experience and in-depth knowledge of the ins and outs of WordPress will be much stronger than your own rookie efforts.
Developers are also able to create bespoke themes and install child themes, to suit the demands of your business’ website. These themes are altered versions of existing WordPress themes (the parent theme), that can be customised to your specifications without losing the ability to upgrade them. This is an area that is likely to take a WordPress beginner some time to master, whereas a developer will be well-versed in this type of development and able to construct a unique theme perfectly suited to you and your business. Developers will also often have coding skills which can be extremely beneficial in creating your website.
So, you have decided to hire a WordPress developer and save yourself some trouble. Of course, we specialise in WordPress developing and design and are based in South Wales, perfect for those business owners seeking a UK based helping hand. Drop us a line and we will be happy to talk it through with you.
We offer a range of different packages to ensure you get the website you need. Having said all of the above we know that there are still plenty of small business owners that want to go it alone and build their own shop window. We love to support these projects too so our Online Support Package is ideal for those of you who are building your own website and just need an expert pair of eyes to help you on your way. The package is also ideal for help with any pesky troubleshooting issues. The £99 package includes a one hour zoom call, a week’s worth of online support through email and Facebook messenger and a short review of your website.
So, if you are struggling with your WordPress website, consider sticking to what you do best, and outsourcing the rest!