I Love to Contribute to WordPress on Various Channels

pooja derashri

Pooja Derashri

pooja derashri
Today we are going to conduct the interview of Pooja Derashri from Ajmer, Rajasthan, India. She is a WordPress Developer at WPVibesWeb Developer at WTS Business Solutions.

She mentioned in the interview that she loves to contribute to wordpress on different platforms such as WPTV, Polyglots, training, and so on. Also, she is an active member of the Ajmer WordPress Meetup Group.

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.
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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
workstation - pooja derashri

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.

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