What Does Website Maintenance Include?

There’s no denying that in order for a website to be kept in working condition, it needs to be well maintained.

We understand better than most how important this is to any business.

And while website maintenance pricing factors in the type of website you have, how experienced the design company is, and the extent of maintenance you’ll need; there’s still the all-important question…..

What is included in website maintenance?

A website maintenance package will typically include a few standard services:

  • Updating or adding new content
  • Theme and plugin updates
  • Optimisation
  • Design changes
  • Security scans
  • These are all crucial factors that keep your website running like a well-oiled machine.

    Lets dig a bit deeper, so you can have a well-rounded understanding of all the factors and how they work together.

    Website updates and changes

    Updating Content

    In order for your website to remain relevant, it needs to showcase the latest and most relevant information.

    Content changes can include anything from uploading fresh, new content to your blog regularly to contact details or address changes.

    Social Media Integration

    Ensuring that your website displays your latest social media content and that all new social media buttons are integrated is important when trying to engage your audience on social media. It also helps increase your website traffic.

    Theme and Plugin Updates

    A website doesn’t run like a machine, you need to dedicate time to regularly keeping all the elements up to date.

    Content Management Systems (CMS), like Joomla and WordPress, offer various website plugins and themes that need to be updated on a regular basis to improve the security and performance of your website.

    Website testing and improvements

    Design Changes

    When was the last time your website had a bit of a makeover?

    From time to time, a website can benefit from layout changes or a complete redesign. This will help you keep up with the latest design trends, and attract more visitors.

    Image Resizing

    The larger the image size, the longer it will take to load the page. Image resizing is essential for page speed optimisation.

    Optimisation

    One of the major goals of a website is to make the user experience as effortless as possible. An optimised website will help you achieve that goal.

    Website backups and monitoring

    Security and Performance Scans

    Security breaches and hacks can be a nightmare to deal with. It can make your website unsafe for visitors, cause you to lose some, or, even all of your website information.

    And, this is why regular website backups, monitoring, and security measures are critical to protecting you, your business and those visiting your website.

    Do you need help with your website maintenance requirements? Sign up for one of our package options and we’ll take care of the rest!

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