How often do you monitor how well your website is maintaining its UpTime? What if you were sleeping at night, and in the middle of the night you received a notification that your site is down? What would you do? If you wait until morning to get things fixed, then that will leave your site down for hours. This could easily lead to loss in revenue for your business. WordPress maintenance service providers are there to help and allow you to sleep better at night knowing that your site is being monitored and taken care of.
How to keep your WordPress site up and maintained
- You could do the updates yourself. However, keeping your website up to date, backing it up, and keeping it secure at all times is a very time-consuming and a little tedious task.
- Second, you can hire a WordPress maintenance service provider such as TS Web Services.
Everyone wants to keep their website online; although web hosting providers promise 99.9% UpTime, the truth is still you will face downtime several times in a year. And there are many other factors also which need your attention, such as backups, security, themes, and plugin/theme updates. To get all these things done right, you need to educate yourself on all of these factors, spend time and money to purchase tools to get all of this in place.
On the other hand, if you choose a WordPress maintenance service, they will monitor not only your WordPress site’s UpTime but also if they found any security threats or your site’s security scan reveals some severe security threats. They are professionals who know how to fix these security threats without compromising your site. On the contrary, if you found any security threat, do you know how to overcome it? Indeed, you will spend time researching its solution which is very time-consuming and needs effort.
Here are five core features in which you need from a WordPress maintenance service provider:
Your WordPress website need’s to update its software whenever a new update is available. The same way you’ll have to update the themes and plugins installed on your site.
The maintenance companies make sure that they create a backup of your site before updating any plugin or theme, so in case if anything goes wrong, they can restore the site quickly.
The maintenance company will regularly scan, check for malware, and security monitoring will keep your site safe and sound from vulnerabilities.
Speed and Performance
To maintain a lightning-fast site speed and performance, the maintenance service company can install caching plugins such as WP Rocket or CDN’s (Content Delivery Network) such as Fastly. These can be free or pro depending upon the package plan you choose.
Your site’s internal structure is essential for ranking your site higher in Google, and the maintenance companies pay special attention to maintaining SEO.
So, collectively if we count how much time you will spend on your site’s maintenance, then you will need at least 1 hour daily and also an investment in purchasing tools. However, the maintenance company will maintain all these factors right away. Therefore, it’s highly recommended to hire a maintenance company to have a peace of mind.