WordPress Maintenance

What is Web Site Maintenance

Website maintenance is the process of keeping a website up and running securely and efficiently.  Some basic site maintenance tasks include:

  • Backing up your website
  • Keeping your site secure
  • Monitoring your site for down time
  • Testing site speed and performance
  • Analyzing reader traffic
  • Optimizing pages for search engines

WordPress Maintenance

WordPress maintenance consists of the above list with some extra steps that are needed due to WordPress being a CMS.  These extra steps include:

  • Keeping your WordPress version up to date
  • Keeping all themes and plugins up to date
  • Regularly optimizing the database