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Website Maintenance checklist

1. Website Backups
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.  
2. Software Updates

Performing software updates will deliver a multitude of revisions to your cwebsite, such as adding new features, removing outdated features, updating modules in your CMS, delivering bug fixes, and most importantly, fixing security holes that have been discovered.

3. Check for Broken Links
Brocken links frustrate your users, they affect SEO thus reducing your credibility. Always crawl your site to make sure that there are no brocken links.
4. Site Speed

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.

5. 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.

6. Analytics

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.

7. Spam
If your site accepts comments or other content created by your users, check for any spam that may have gotten past your filters.
8. Functionality
Test any important functionality like filling out contact forms, signup forms, checkout forms, etc. to make sure everything is working.