In today’s episode, I am tackling a topic that tends to stress many people out, and that is website maintenance. I want to take that fear and stress away and show you that creating an effective website maintenance practice is easier than you think! Because with a good practice, what you are really doing are the steps to hopefully prevent a problem in the future. And when you look at it like that, it really isn’t that scary!
So sit back and dive into my top 3 tips for effective website maintenance!
In This Episode:
[0:50] How your website is like your car [1:45] How platforms like Squarespace, Wix, and Weebly differ from WordPress in terms of website maintenance [3:33] Always backup your website before you make any updates and then on a regular basis [4:00] How often you should be backing up your WordPress website [5:40] How many backups you should be keeping [5:57] What you need to do before you update any plugin or theme [6:21] How WordPress, themes and plugins relate to each other [8:10] My favorite backup plugins [10:13] Update your plugins, themes, and WordPress at least once a month. [11:12] What updates really include [12:01] The best order to make updates [14:10] What you should do after each update [15:03] Keep your site secure with a security plugin [15:35] My favorite security plugin [17:02] How I keep up with my website maintenance
Interested in a website maintenance package? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org WordPress Success Free Guide: https://www.lindseyaleson.com/wpsuccess
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