How to Maintain your WordPress Website
Every time I think of the day I finished setting up the first WordPress website, I smiled. I felt like a king. I patted my self on the back. But did this same joy last for long?
Shortly I begin to discover that I needed a lot more, a theme, plugins, and several regular updates. Above all, there is a need for me to learn more. The same applies to so many of us. We Are first excited and later begin to see a lot of gaps that need to be filled.
The giant stride does not stop when you opened the website. But there is a need to learn how to maintain your website. It will help you master the act and overcome unnecessary panic. You will understand how to update items like plugins, how to back up your content and lots more.
That is the essence of this training. We will look at the relevant activities you must pay attention to.
Why is maintenance important
To make your website user friendly, it is a product of several tools. This tool includes your theme, plugins, text content, and images all on the WordPress platform. As such, if you are going to maintain optimum performance, you need to perform regular maintenance on your website. These have to do with some checks that you can perform on your own.
The frequency of this maintenance is all depending on the volume of activities on your website. A small business website should do this maintenance between six and nine months interval. While for websites with high volume traffic, they should make it a routine every three months.
Below are ten essential checks you need to carry out regularly