Putting up a website is one thing but maintaining and keeping it relevant and current for your visitors is quite another. While it’s not really a full-time job for blogger and personal site but, the one in charge has to have the dedication and the knowledgefor the task. He or shemust know how to prevent hiccups from happening in the first place, troubleshoot any problems that do occur and keep the website up and running at all costs. For e-commerce site, it’s a different ball game.
OrangeSpike.com can help make sure your website is always up and running smoothly.Here are some of the things we can do for you when it comes to maintaining your website. Managing Content
A good website should be constantly updated with the latest articles, news, ads, links or images. The site should be made current by uploading new content by relevancy for the visitors. Search engines give preference to the site with fresh relevant content.
It’s always good to be prepared for the worst. At any time your site data can be put at risk, whether this is due to a power outage, a corrupted hard drive or even deliberate sabotage. As a matter of practice web hosting companiesdo have backups of the sites on their servers;however, their last backup could have been before your last edit. Losing a day’s work is already a lot of trouble, imagine losing several. Checking Links
Any update on the site or changing the tags or Meta tags can result in broken links.
It’s usually not too hard to check for broken links but all links should be checked regularly to make these are still working.
Your website could be using third-party software like some ecommerce software, WordPress or Joomla, to name a few. Robust websites keep up with all the updates of the soft-wares running at the backend Statistical Analysis
Orange Spike can help keep you up to date on information like the amount of traffic to your website, your ranking on the leading search engines and your ‘reputation’.
Traffic is the amount of visitors your website is getting on every day to yearly basis. Your ranking on the search engines determines how easy its to find your web-site while your reputation gives the information on who is discussing you as well linking to your website. Checking Domain Registration Information
Keeping the email address valid for the registered domain is key to maintain the domain.This needs to be updated when there is a problem with your domain.Checking information in the WHOIS records should verify if all the information is correct. Checking Website Speed
Adding elements to your website can impact on loading times. Constantly checking your website speed will go a long way to keeping your site up and visible.
Maintaining a website can be a handful, but at OrangeSpike.com we know how to do it and do it well. Give us a try to maintain your web-site.