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WordPress Interview Questions and Answers

WordPress Interview Questions and Answers

WordPress Interview Questions and Answers

WordPress Interview Questions and answers for beginners and experts. List of frequently asked WordPress Interview Questions with answers by Besant Technologies. We hope these WordPress Interview Questions and answers are useful and will help you to get the best job in the networking industry. This WordPress Interview Questions and answers are prepared by Professionals based on MNC Companies’ expectations. Stay tuned we will update New WordPress Interview questions with Answers Frequently. If you want to learn Practical WordPress Training then please go through this WordPress Training in Chennai and WordPress Training in Bangalore

Best WordPress Interview Questions and Answers

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Q1. Define WordPress?

It is a CMS-based open-source software to creating websites or blogs more easily without programming knowledge.

Q2. What is CMS?

CMS is Content Management System. It is used for creating and update content in a WordPress website or blog without knowing coding knowledge.

Q3. What are advantage and disadvantages of wordpress?


  • It is easy to understand for everyone and handle.
  • It is user-friendly.
  • Anyone can create a website or blog without coding and technical knowledge.


  • It is plugin-based software, All the webpage works with plugin. So, the reason leads to slow down the website sometimes.
  • It works with PHP so, the user needs to create a website from the scratch, they should know the PHP language.
Q4. What is the difference between wordpress, drupal and Joomla?

All the three software are CMS-based software but the difference is “Wordpress” is user friendly and “drupal and joomla” are not user friendly.

Drupal contains lots of files and folders inside the drupal folder. So, it can’t find the specific files easily for needs to any changes or updates in the webpage or blog.

Joomla, It is not easy to find right plugin for website because it has more options than wordpress.

Q5. Why wordpress is best than others?

Easy to manage, easy to update, easy to create websites or blog everyone and easy to understand.

Q6. How to install wordpress in localhost and server?

step 1: Install webserver

step 2: create database using phpmyadmin

step 3: Download wordpress zip file from wordpress.org.

step 4: Extract the zip file and copy the ‘wordpress’ folder and paste it into the ‘htdocs’ folder in XAMPP or ‘www’ folder in WAMP.

step 5: Type the url in browser ‘localhost/wordpress’ and enter.

step 6: Choose the language and click continue.

step 7: Click “Let’s go” button on another window open.

step 8: Setup config window will be open and type database name, username as root, password as empty, database host as localhost, table prefix as wp_ and click the ‘submit’ button.

step 9: click the “Run the Installation’ button on the opened window.

step 10: After that another window open give the site title, username, password, check the confirm password, email and click the ‘install wordpress’ button.

step 11: After the installed wordpress the page redirect to ‘success’ page then login with your email and password. The dashboard page will be open.

Q7. Is necessery to create database before install wordpress and why?

Yes, we need to create database before install because when we install wordpress the themes content tables(admin page, post, page, options etc.) are created in database automatically.

Q8. What are the basic requirements need for install wordpress?

PHP, MYSQL or mariaDB, Apache Tomcat. Versions are vary based on webservers like XAMPP or WAMP.

Q9. How to run the wordpress site?

After install wordpress type “localhost/wordpress or localhost:portno/wordpress

Q10. What is theme? How to install,update and activate it?

Theme is the CMS based outlook for the webpages. We can install the plugin in admin page –> plugin –> Add New –> search plugin –> install –> after install the button changes into Activate, then click the “Activate” button.

Q11. How to create a custom theme from a stratch?

3 files need to Create custom theme. index.php, style.css and an image folder.

Q12. How to use multiple theme in wordpress?
  • Write the code in config.php –> define(“WP_ALLOW_MULTISITE”,true);
  • Refresh the page and select the Network Setup from Tools.
  • press Install button
  • copy the code from the wordpress.org and paste it to the .htaccess file.
  • Then login the admin page and select the options and click ‘add new’ from the dashboard
  • Type site address, site title and admin email and click the “Add site” button.
  • Click the ‘view’ link from the sidebar  to view the web page.
Q13. Can we customizing the existing theme by own and how?

Yes, we can customizing the existing theme using wordpress builder tool.

Q14. What is Gutenberg and how to use?

Gutenberg is a CMS tool to edit the content in pages and posts.

When the content from the pages or posts, the text editor is open and then type the new text or update text.

It will save the content based on mouse release method.

Q15. How to set rights and roles for the website in wordpress?

Select the ‘users’ from the sidebar in dashboard –> select ‘All users’ –> select user you want to change the role from the list –> click the ‘Change role to..’ button –> select the role from the dropdown –> click ‘change’ button to save the role.

Q16. What are custom post type?
  • It is a post type method that manualy create a new type of content based page for webpage like post, pages, media, comments, testimonial, etc.,
  • It is helpful for a webpage or blogs.
Q17. What is plugin in wordpress and how to use that plugin in website?

Plugin is a software that contains a group of functions to access a specific functionality.

We can use plugin in wordpress with plugin sidebar menu from dashboard. Plugin –> Add new –> Search a needed plugin –> click ‘install’ from selected plugin –> click ‘Activate’ button to activate the plugin for wordpress.

We can see the plugin as a sidebar menu in dashboard.

Q18. What is custom fields?

The fields create manually for the user needs is called custom fields.

Q19. What are meta fields?

Pages or posts from the dashboard that conain fields in the right side is called meta fields.

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