Your website is today your most obvious public facing asset. You have an obligation to your clients, your business and yourself to keep it safe, functional and delivering content and results as originally intended. Regular maintenance goes a long way towards meeting these objectives.
A websites operation depends on multiple vendors:
- web browsers e.g. Chrome, Firefox, Edge
- CMS e.g. WordPress, Joomla
- plugins e.g. Woocommerce, Membership, Cache
- hosting e.g. PHP and more
These technology providers are constantly updating their products and though they need each other they are not necessarily always compatible at the same time resulting in a website crash or security vulnerability. The onus is placed on you, the website owner to keep up.
H D Fraser provides a managed update service on demand or at regular intervals starting from £30.00.
Whilst it is seemingly impossible to cover all the bases we have a primary duty of care to : Identify risks – treat or mitigate Demonstrate that security is taken seriously Constantly improve Unfortunately too many organisations take a knee jerk approach to Website Security
Maintenance is a time intensive service for which service levels and costs are determined on an individual basis. Hosting and Design UK provide fixed fee maintenance to our Hosting And Design clients. Maintenance updates can also be provided on a one off or ‘ad-hoc’ basis.
Internet Browsers are no longer a standard, stable reference platform – there is now a wide choice available, from multiple vendors, with frequent updates and ‘developments’ often due to discovered security risks. Hardware platforms too are constantly changing – Desktops, Laptops, Tablets, Phablets, Mobile phone…