We all get our car’s serviced regularly, or at least we should. But all our cars have to have an MOT...
What about your website?
We never intend to scare you but website technology is moving so fast which is great, because as it develops so can your website offering more functionality and more eye catching imagery.
But as it progresses so do the methods nasty hackers use to bring you down. They don't care if you're a sole trader or a million pound corporate but the damage is the same. So we have come up with some top tips you can implement to help keep your website safe and protect your revenue stream from it, because if people searching for your product or service cannot find you your revenue STOPS.
So here are some routine things you can do...
1. Make sure your website is backed-up at an acceptable frequency
2. Ensure any plugins you use are up to date, this ensures any vulnerabilities in your security are blocked this ensuring you have upto date robust security
3. Check your contact forms are working as they should be, if your site is an ecommerce website make sure the shopping cart is functioning correctly
4. Check any interactive aspects of your site to ensure these are also functioning, as they should.
These all help let you know if something is wrong before its to late.
Change your admin password regularly – this should apply to all your passwords
Now we know you have a business to run which is why Pebble Web Design have created a Web Maintenance Package where we'll run all of these periodic checks for you and make sure everything is as it should be.
Just like the MOT on your car...
What is also included is...
Your website will be backedup daily or weekly to a secure off site server managed by Pebble Web Design (Amazon S3 not Dropbox or Google Drive these slow your site down when backing up)
Should the worst happen (your site gets hacked and you lose the lot) we will restore your site and clean out any viruses, trojans etc. So you're fully functioning within 24-48 hours.
PLUS, we’ll setup and install Google Analytics so you can track your website visitors and traffic as well as Google Webmaster Tools if you don't already have it so you can see what Google thinks of your site and use it to optimise your site.
If you have been putting up with the worry of what you would do if and when something goes wrong with your site then this is the solution for you and your business contact us now to speak to one of the team