Why Put Your Website on a WordPress Maintenance Plan
After you launch your WordPress website we recommend to setup your site on a maintenance plan, where we check in on the site a few times each month to make sure that your plugins, theme, and WordPress core are updated and compatible with the site. We also check and monitor other items as noted below. Hackers are getting better and better these days, so it’s super important to keep the site updated. Websites we build are secure, but if we don’t keep things updated, it’s like leaving the door open with a security system armed.
Safe Plugin & Theme Updates
Not updating your plugins, theme, and wordpress is like having your house armed with a security system but leaving the door open. That’s why we stress keeping your site updated. If an update breaks your site we roll back the update immediately and troubleshoot the update.
We add enhanced security to your website which includes a full firewall with login protection, 404 detection, IP banning, audit logging, and many other security tweaks such as disabling trackbacks and pingbacks, XML RPC, Prevent user enumeration and more.
Our uptime monitor will report your site as down when it takes 30+ seconds to load your homepage. Your host may report your site as online, but as far as user experience goes, slow page speeds are bad practice. We’ll respond immediately to any notices.
We regularly scan inside all of the files in the WordPress Core, Plugins & Themes for any suspicious code. We’ll be notified of any issues typically before any users see the problem on the website and we’ll fix the malware and work to patch the issue so it doesn’t happen again.
We’ll regularly do a performance test on the site to see how google rates how well your site performs. We’ll then work through those details to get your site optimization to perform it’s best based on the sites requirements.
Site Caching & Optimization