I am working with WordPress since 2013 and currently working as a WordPress Developer at WPVibes. As an avid WordPress lover, I love to contribute to WordPress on various channels (WPTV, Training, Polyglots, etc..). I was a volunteer at WordCamp Asia 2020. Unfortunately, the event got cancelled due to the covid pandemic. I am an active member of the Ajmer WordPress Meetup Group. Apart from this, I also love reading books, visiting new places, and listening to music.
Q. How did you come into your current field? Share a bit of the background?
Ans: I did my engineering in Electronics & Communication. After completing my graduation, I was looking for a job, and one of my friends suggested that I should explore Web Development and then I started looking for some learning resources.
Later I got an internship as a PHP Developer, and then got my first job. Before knowing WordPress, I worked on many other CMS like Joomla, Magento, Expression Engine, then finally on WordPress. I found it very interesting. Its vast knowledge base made it easy for me to learn, and soon I started playing with Plugins and Themes and exploring more in-depth.
Q. What’s the most interesting project you have done to date in WordPress?
Ans: I worked on many interesting projects in WordPress, from Websites to Plugin development. I enjoyed every project in which I am involved.
Q. Have you ever been to any WordPress meetups or WordCamps? If yes did you learn anything useful?
Ans: I started attending WordCamps in 2017. I have Attended WordCamp Ahmedabad and Udaipur, and I am also an active member of our local WordPress Meetup group in Ajmer. I have learned about various technologies and contributing to the WordPress Community.
Q. What kind of tools/software do you currently use for your creations?
Ans: I use Asana, Github, PhpStorm, WordPress, Photoshop, Canva and local by flywheel
Q. What interesting feature do you think you would like to see in WordPress and is currently missing?
Ans: SEO features that are provided by other plugins like Yoast & Rankmath should be part of the core.
Q. What does your workstation look like?
Ans: My Workstation is very simple, just Me & my Macbook Air
Q. Out of the current plugins and themes which one do you like the most and why?
Ans: I like these plugins and themes most,
Themes – GeneratePress & Astra
Plugins – WooCommerce, Elementor Page Builder, RankMath, iTheme security, Caldera Forms, ACF & Wp Rocket
They made my work very easy and fast.
Q. Which WordPress hosting do you use and would you recommend for your clients and others?
Ans: I use Cloudways and A2 Shared Hosting.
Q. Do you like/love what you currently do in WordPress?
Ans: Absolutely! I love to work in WordPress, and also very happy to be a part of the awesome WordPress Community.
Q. What would you like to do in the future in the current field or somewhere else?
Ans: I just love WordPress and want to contribute more and more to the WordPress community and one day I want to become a Noteworthy contributor to WordPress.
Q. Can you give us some reference for whom we should conduct an interview next and why?
Ans: I would like to recommend Chetan Prajapati to be interviewed. He is doing fabulous work for the WordPress community.