WordPress Interview Questions and Answers

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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.

Question: What is the latest version of WordPress?

a) 4.8
b) 4.8.1
c) 3.7
d) 4.5

Ans: b

Note: For more information: https://wordpress.org/news/category/releases/

Question: How many user roles are defined in WordPress by default?

a) 4
b) 8
c) 7
d) 5

Ans: d

Question: What is the default database tables prefix of WordPress?

a) wordpress_
b) wwpdb_
c) wp_
d) None of above

Ans: c

Question: What is WordPress loop?

a) Used to display posts.
b) Used to display pages.
c) None of above

Ans: a

Question: Does WordPress have cookies?

a) Yes, WordPress has cookies and WordPress uses cookies for verification of users while logged in.
b) No
Ans: a
Question: How WordPress objects are passed?

a) by value
b) by reference

Ans: a

Question: When the first version of WordPress was released?

a) May 27, 1995
b) May 27, 2003
c) December 31, 2003
d) None of above

Ans: b

Question: How many sites are hacked due to hosting?

a) 29%
b) 22%
c) 43%
d) None of above

Ans: d

Question: ……………. are the major components of WordPress?

a) database, plugins, and themes
b) Themes, plugins, and database
c) Themes, plugins, and core

Ans: c

Question: How many tables are there in WordPress by default?

a) 11
b) 12
c) 5
d 13

Ans: b

Below are the default WordPress tables:

Question: Can we rename the WordPress admin login URL?

a) Yes
b) No
c) None of above

Ans: a

Question: How to define login attempt limit?
Ans: a
a) By using the .htaccess code
b) By using the plugin
c) Both

Ans: b

Question: How can you backup your WordPress content?

Ans: WordPress admin -> Tools -> Import

Question: How to display the custom field in WordPress?

Ans: echo get_post_meta($post->ID, ‘key_name’, true);

Question: Can we call short code in WordPress template files?

Ans: Yes, We can call the short code in template files by using the do_shortcode(). See the below example:

Question: Plugin for the Multi-language website in WordPress?

Ans: You can use the WPML Multilingual Plugin to create Multi-language website in WordPress

Question: How to define a constant in WordPress?

Ans: You can define a constant by using the below provided command:

Question: 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.

Question: 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:

  1. Never use the “admin” username
  2. Always use the strong passwords.
  3. Set up some server-side protections (IP-based restrictions, firewall, Apache/Nginx modules, etc.)
  4. Install a plugin to add a captcha, or limit login attempts.

Over to You

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!


About: Prem Tiwari

Prem Tiwari is the founder of freewebmentor.com and is 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.


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