Should clients be allowed to install plugins on their WordPress websites when they’re already working with a maintenance provider? On its face, this might seem a simple question, but it’s actually one that’s filled with nuance and “it depends…” type scenarios. This post was inspired by this tweet: My reply: (The way Pantheon locks down […]
Using managed WordPress hosting? You might think all your maintenance needs are already covered. But here are a few things you might not have considered.
You’ve almost achieved website Zen. In the last post of this series—Zen and the Art of Website Maintenance—we’ll look at web hosting, reliability, and uptime monitoring.
There are three certainties in life: death, taxes, and software updates. Do you keep your WordPress software up-to-date? Do you know how? In the third part of our blog series—Zen and the Art of Website Maintenance—we look at the importance of making sure your WordPress site is always running the latest, greatest versions.
You cannot be Zen if you’re not secure. In the second part of this series—Zen and the Art of Website Maintenance—we’ll look at some common security risks and how to mitigate them.
In this first part of a series—Zen and the Art of Website Maintenance—we’ll look at the critical role backups play in your WordPress maintenance plan.