WordPress Maintenance Checklist

Daily To Do Items:

  Update WordPress Core

  Update WordPress Plugins

  Update WordPress Themes

  Update WordPress Translations

  Verify the Site is Still Working

  Verify Backups Ran Overnight

  Check Security Scans

  Clear Website Cache

Weekly To Do Items:

  Run a Full Backup of the Website

  Check Google Analytics

Monthly To Do List:

  Check analytics for organic ranking drops

  Verify that a Full 30 Days of Backups Exists

  Verify that a Full 30 Days of Backups Exists

  Verify that Installed Plug-ins Have Not Been Abandoned

  Verify Contact Forms are Still Working on the Website

  Verify Website Speed

Extras Needed to Replace What is included in our Maintenance Plan:

  UpdraftPlus Premium - Backup Plugin Licensing - Click here to Purchase

  Better Uptime - Website Uptime Monitoring - Click Here to Sign Up

  SemRush - SEO Reports to Track Ranking - Click Here to Purchase

  Postmark App - Manages Contact Form Delivery - Click Here to Purchase

  GTMetrix - Verify and Monitor Site Speed - Click Here to Sign Up

  WP Rocket - Helps Keep Your Site Running Fast - Click Here to Purchase

All of that looks like a lot of work!

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