Below are some of the tasks to be undertaken for website Maintenance. Please review
Website updates / changes
Changing and updating information and/or products as per client’s request.
Your are advised to keep your website backups on a regular basis since you never know what might go wrong. You may face computer catastrophes, website hackers, updates gone wrong, employee errors or malware and viruses.
Website Software Updates
Performing software updates will deliver a multitude of revisions to your website, such as adding new features, removing outdated features, updating modules in your CMS, delivering bug fixes, and most importantly, fixing security holes that have been discovered.
Check for Broken Links
Broken links frustrate your users, they affect SEO thus reducing your credibility. Always crawl your site to make sure that there are no brocken links.
Most users abandon a site that takes more than 30 seconds to load and competition in today’s marketplace is tougher than it has ever been. The constant goal is to provide an experience that people cannot get anywhere else. Site speed is an indication of quality websites.
Search Engine Optimization
SEO is a must for every web property. To sum it up, Search engine optimization or SEO is a way to optimize your website so that search engines will understand it better and give you higher rankings.
This helps you to know where traffic is originating from, if that traffic converts to a lead, but also where these leads are coming from.
Therefore helping you to decide when is the best time of the day/week for you to post on your website based on traffic.
If your site accepts comments or other content created by your users, check for any spam that may have gotten past your filters, and CAPTCHA installation.
Test any important functionality like filling out contact forms, signup forms, checkout forms, etc. to make sure everything is working.
Google Webmaster tools
Signing up for Google Webmaster Tools
Enforce strong user password policy, Implement security checks on your website which includes
Check for 404 errors and resolve these by fixing links or redirecting.
Remove unused services and associated files.