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Why Hire a Magento Certified Developer?

August 27, 2019 by Nikki Lanzer

Why Hire a Magento Certified Developer?

This entry was posted on August 27, 2019 by Nikki Lanzer

If you’re thinking of switching platforms, upgrading to Magento 2, or building your first online store, hiring a Magento certified developer is one of the best choices you could make for your business. Other platforms can be limiting to growing companies because they lack scalability, and they’re unable to handle high amounts of traffic.

Instead of settling for a simple cookie-cutter website, you can have a lightning-fast store that’s fully customizable and designed to grow with your company. When you hire a Magento certified developer, you can feel confident knowing that they will:

Save You Time and Money

Since Magento has a robust open-source community, anyone interested in coding can pick up on the basics by contributing to projects and learning from others. Although many people can become talented at coding without ever earning their Magento certifications, most freelance Magento enthusiasts are probably unaware of the best strategies for building a website.

Merchants can be tempted to hire a freelancer instead of paying more for a Magento certified developer, but the lower cost often costs you more time and money in the long run. Magento certified developers know how to use consistent coding structures, integrate helpful business practices, and implement the best designs for your site. They understand the platform well, so you can be sure that your site will be up and running beautifully in a timely manner.

Understand the Best Practices

If you’re unfamiliar with the best practices for checkout, mobile optimization, SEO, or site navigation, a certified developer will have your back. They will be knowledgeable about the latest techniques that will help your website attract and convert more customers. From cart optimization to store layout, Magento certified developers will be sure to include all the necessary tools for success. In addition, their consistent coding structures will make it easier for you to upgrade your site and stay competitive far in the future!

Be Passionate About Their Work

Earning a Magento certification isn’t a simple task. People have to be willing to study, take a lengthy exam, pay testing fees, and show scores that meet the standards of the Magento Certification Advisory Board. Developers aren’t allowed to refer to any materials during their 60-question test, and they must pay their testing fee (ranging from $195 to $295) before taking the exam.

The amount of dedication it takes to earn a certification ensures that only the best will be able to obtain their badges. Their customers will be able to relax and fully trust that their website will be in capable hands.

How to Find Magento Certified Developers

You can find Magento certified developers on a number online job boards, and you can verify their credentials by visiting the Magento Certification Directory. If you’re looking for a short-term solution, you can plan out your project with the Wagento team to get support in everything from web design to social media management.

For a long-term partner, we highly recommend joining us at MageX 2019 where you can meet certified developers, ask questions, and learn more about the Magento 2 platform from experts around the globe!