By: Prem Tiwari | Last Updated:
Today, I have created a bunch of WordPress interview questions and answers to help the many WordPress freshers and as well WordPress professional guys to crack the WordPress interviews. This tutorial is based on the latest version of WordPress so that it helps you more during your next WordPress interviews. Please keep your close attention and read the below WordPress questions answers.
Q1: What is the latest version of WordPress?
Note: For more information: https://wordpress.org/news/category/releases/
Q2: How many user roles are defined in WordPress by default?
Q3: What is the default database tables prefix of WordPress?
d) None of the above
Q4: What is WordPress loop?
a) Used to display posts.
b) Used to display pages.
c) None of the above
Q5: Does WordPress have cookies?
Q6: How WordPress objects are passed?
a) by value
b) by reference
Q7: When the first version of WordPress was released?
a) May 27, 1995
b) May 27, 2003
c) December 31, 2003
d) None of the above
Q8: How many sites are hacked due to hosting?
d) None of above
Q9: ……………. are the major components of WordPress?
a) database, plugins, and themes
b) Themes, plugins, and database
c) Themes, plugins, and core
Q10: How many tables are there in WordPress by default?
Q11: Can we rename the WordPress admin login URL?
c) None of the above
Q12: How to define login attempt limit?
a) By using the .htaccess code
b) By using the plugin
Q13: How can you backup your WordPress content?
Ans: WordPress admin -> Tools -> Import
Q14: How to display the custom field in WordPress?
Ans: echo get_post_meta($post->ID, ‘key_name’, true);
Q15: Can we call shortcode in WordPress template files?
Ans: Yes, We can call the short code in template files by using the
do_shortcode(). See the below example:
Q16: Plugin for the Multi-language website in WordPress?
Ans: You can use the WPML Multilingual Plugin to create the Multi-language website in WordPress
Q17: How to define a constant in WordPress?
Ans: You can define a constant by using the below provided command:
Q18: What is the $wpdb variable in WordPress?
Ans: $wpdb is a global variable which contains the database object to perform the custom database actions in your themes and plugins files.
Q19: How can you prevent WordPress from brute force attack?
Ans: You can protect your WordPress websites from the brute force attacks by following the below steps:
Q20: How do you enable debug mode in WP?
Ans: You can enable debug mode in WP by editing wp-config.php file and changing WP_DEBUG constant value to true.
Q21: Is WordPress secure?
Ans: Yes. A WP website is completely secure. WordPress site hacked due to downloading plugins and themes from an unauthorized source.
Q22: In WordPress, objects are passed by value or by reference?
Ans: In WordPress, all objects are passed by value.
Q23: How can you disable comments in WordPress?
Ans: If you want to disable the comment system on the WordPress site, then follow the below steps:
Q24: List some action and filter hooks functions in WordPress?
Ans: Following are the list of some Filter hooks functions used in WordPress:
Following are the list of some Action hooks functions used in WordPress:
Q25: List out the template tags functions which are used to display dynamically information in your customize blog template?
Ans: Below are some of template tags functions which are used to display the information dynamically.
Q26:Where does WordPress store version number?
It contains the wordpress version. If you need to acquire it from a file, you can read it from /wp-includes/version.php file.
I hope above WordPress Interview questions and answers helped you. If you face any other Question in your WordPress interview and want add in this list, then feel free comment your questions in the below comment section I will add that questions with answers.
Wish you best of luck for your interview!
Prem Tiwari is the founder of FreeWebMentor.com and also a professional developer who has vast experience in PHP and open source technologies. Apart from this, he is a blogger by hobby and also he has been a regular speaker of WordPress sessions in various IT Companies. View all posts by Prem Tiwari