Writing blogs and articles are popular avenues to promote products and services. These avenues need the assistance of content management system such as WordPress to make them successful. WordPress developers design, develop, maintain, test and implement WordPress themes and plugins for clients or company.

WordPress developers also incorporate of existing HTML websites to WordPress so as to optimize a website for search engines. Since this is an emerging career, many people opt for learning WordPress management.

Job seekers may get ideas from the following resume sample when writing their resume for wordpress developer position


WordPress Developer Resume Sample


Gary Cooper

4920 Lone Elm Road, Olathe, KS 82011
(999) 999-9999, gary.cooper @ email . com

SUMMARY: Creative and dependable wordpress guru with 5+ years’ experience in building rich and interactive websites. Comprehensive understanding of WordPress core software, database connectivity and its functions. Hands on experience in creating, extensing and customizing WordPress themes and plugins. In depth knowledge of installing and configuring WordPress multisite.

● MySQL, PHP5● CSS3, AJAX● Linux, Apache
● HTML5, XHTML● JSON, XML● JQuery, JavaScript

• Modified an extremely complex website for a client which took 187 extra work hours
• Cleaned abc155.com from viruses within 1 day’s time limit
• Trained new developers in utilizing front-end frameworks such as HTML Boilerplate and jQuery
• Introduced new methods of wordpress hardening
• Handled an extremely complicated project in conjunction with other developers and managed to complete it within the deadline
• Obtained Primax as a client which is now considered the highest paying client of the company


WordPress Developer | Jacob Tyler, Olathe, KS | June 2008 – Present

• Build and manipulate WordPress websites
• Edit and repurpose WordPress plugins in accordance to customers’ needs
• Write and extend WordPress plugins
• Perform quality assurance tests on all web projects
• Obtain estimates for programming and development needs
• Perform activities to optimize websites for search engine optimization
• Create social media sites that are interactive in nature

Webmaster | FatCat Strategies – Olathe, KS | January 2007 – May 2008

• Assisted in researching and writing posts to optimize products or services
• Oversee social media posts on different platforms for appropriate content
• Updated posts as appropriate and edited pages as instructed
• Gathered jpegs and took pictures to post on sites
• Handled link exchanges and content swaps

• Thorough understanding of WordPress security best practices including XSS, CSURF, MySQL Injection and Escaping
• Familiar with APIs and parsing JSON/XML
• Well versed in creating responsive webpages
• Expert in modern database development

Kansas State University – Olathe, KS | 2002
Bachelors of Science in Computer Science
GPA: 3.52