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Things to Know Before Hiring a Php Developer

Lena Charles
Tech Consultant at well established IT company specializing in enterprise web application development, mobile apps, IoT, Cloud and Big Data services.
・2 min read

If you have started your PHP project on your own but now not able to give that much time that is required for the project? Even don’t prefer to give the project to the PHP development company. So, the best option is to hire a PHP developer to run your process as it was streamlined.

But it is not an easy task to hire a PHP developer. As now several PHP developers are in the market and to choose the best among them is the most daunting task. Technical and non-technical aspects matter in the hiring process. There are some key qualities which PHP development company use to hire PHP Resources. It is important to know these qualities before hiring your PHP developer for your project.

How to hire a PHP developer?


The foremost thing that you should notice in your developer is that he/she should be expertise in the PHP development field as per your requirement. If you required a lil bit assistance or who can manage the upper work then you can hire fresher PHP developer also. But, if you require someone to manage the whole project in-depth then hire expertise and proficient developer who has years of experience in the field. In the hiring process, verify his experience with his knowledge.

Communication Skills

Communication skills can’t be compromised. At one point if developer is not experienced then he can learn with the project but communication is a must-have skill. Communication helps to deliver the ideas and opinions and if a developer is not able to represent his views and theories then the working can be difficult for him. Make sure that he can convey his ideas in an effective manner. A communication gap can lead to barriers and hurdles.


A developer should have knowledge according to his experience. If a developer has years of experience then he should have good knowledge and ability to handle the whole project alone. If in case a developer is in his initial stage or has started the career as a fresher then a developer should have the basic knowledge about PHP and its updations. And, he should also know about the updated versions, tools, and frameworks of PHP.

Designing and Development

PHP developers have knowledge about designing also if you want to hire a dedicated web designer so, you can hire a PHP developer who has knowledge of development and designing both or he/she should have basic knowledge with UI/Ux elements.

Testing Ability

Make sure that a developer should have knowledge about testing features. Developer should have an extensive testing feature knowledge. He should know how to protect the website from different viruses, bugs, and errors.


To hire the best PHP developer from the pool is a difficult task as you have to be smart in hiring. You should know to make a decision of the hiring process that a developer’s qualities can match your requirements. These are the must-have qualities that a developer should have among them. If you will hire a developer on the basis of these qualities then you can overcome any challenge.

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