WordPress Updates and Maintenance. Not exactly the fun stuff to talk about, but it’s absolutely necessary to keeping your vital business asset protected.
I’ve shared ways you can do your own maintenance and if you’re deciding whether to go it alone and maintain and update your WordPress site yourself, or hire a professional, you should carefully consider your options to see what might be best for you right now.
Website security is a bit like health insurance – you never really worry about it until you absolutely, positively need it and it’s just too darn late to get it.
You may think, “Nah, that’s never going to happen to ME.”
Well, better think again!
WordPress maintenance. There’s two camps when it comes to WordPress maintenance. Camp one believes and knows the importance of having maintenance done regularly on your website, camp one also knows it’s best to have an expert handle all aspects of your website maintenance. Camp two sees the value in WordPress maintenance, but also feel, “I can handle the updates myself”.
Which camp you are in often depends on where you’re at in your business journey.
One common issue I see with my clients and when I’m setting up my Geek In Your Pocket clients is the lack of security on their websites.
Much of this is because you don’t know what you don’t know and as easy as WordPress can be to use, it’s just as easy to fall into the idea that installing a plugin will keep everything secure.
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