Hello from ICEINK. In this blog entry, we would like to discuss about what is website maintenance services and why this is important to your company or e-commerce website. Just like your car or even your body, your website need maintenance on a periodic basis. Many people think that website maintenance is about fixing the bugs that pop up after launching it but actually, it encompasses a lot more.
Upgrading the website’s visual branding, integrating with new systems and updates, or uploading fresh content is all part of maintenance. A website is the first impression of your business and this needs to be in line with the constantly evolving environment around you in order to not fall behind in the competition.
SO, WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE WEBSITE MAINTENANCE SERVICES?
Website maintenance services is the process of monitoring your website for faults and ensuring that everything is fully updated and responsive in order to keep the website fresh, secure and reliable. This will increases your SEO ranking and encouraging traffic growth. Here are some works or tasks that is involved in website maintenance services :
1. Scan For Any Vulnerabilities
Web security is the main priority in website maintenance. We need to scan for any vulnerabilities to ensure that your website is not attacked or taken over.
2. Check For Any Error
This is all related to errors, bugs or checking for any broken links. A link checker can be run to look for any broken links that frustrate the users and reduce the search engine rankings.
3. Software Updates
The crititical software your site relies on should be updated. In WordPress site, we need to have regular update on the WP core files, themes file (make sure develop on the child theme) and also plugins file.
To check all the important functions like the signing forms, contact forms, checkout form and many more to ensure that everything is working smoothly.
5. Search Engine Optimiziation (SEO)
To check and identify the issues which are affecting the ranking of your site in Google organic search.
6. Update Website Content
Fresh and updated content on websites is what users and search engines like. Therefore regularly review your content, correct the mistakes, and upload the new information with targeted words in a fresh style. This includes the page update, form updates, blog or news update and product updates.
HOW MUCH DOES WEBSITE MAINTENANCE SERVICES COST?
In general, at ICEINK website maintenance fee is start from RM500 per month. you can check our website maintenance page here.
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