A WordPress developer is a professional who works with the basic coding and infrastructure of the WordPress platform, to improve WordPress itself, or to create entirely new products. Typically, WordPress developers perform some or all of the following tasks:
- Creating and customizing plugins and themes.
- Developing code and troubleshooting for WordPress core (that is, the actual software of WordPress).
- Working closely with clients to help design and build their WordPress websites.
- Ensuing that client websites are maintained efficiently.
- Improving the accessibility of the WordPress platform.