Owning a website or blog has it’s responsibilities. You can’t just upload it and forget it. Regular website maintenance is a must if you want your site to be successful. Salt Lake City Nerds can take over this process for you freeing you from this tedious process so you can focus on something else other than routine maintenance of your website.
Why do I need to maintain my website code?
A website that is not maintained will quickly become outdated on a code / software level, it can also have an effect on your visitors experience with broken links, slow page loading times, and dated content giving the impression of a business not paying attention to its customer experience.
Just like your computer, technology and the environment in which it works within are changing so quickly, which means your new website can become outdated quicker than you think. Without proper maintenance your website will slowly gain new problems over time. You may need to upgrade the website code work and/or database tables for bug fixes and security reasons.
The Internet is still a relatively new and open environment. Unfortunately, there are people out there who are trying to exploit and benefit from others misfortunes, and in the case of websites, Hackers are regularly trying their luck to gain data or benefit from exploiting websites on the net.
Unfortunately website owners are often aware of these issues but choose not consider regular website maintenance because “things are ticking along ok” and why spend money when we don’t have to.
Why do Websites break
Mostly, because the environment they reside within does not stay the same, its evolving every day!
Most modern websites, (especially those using databases and built on web Content Management Systems) contain thousands of lines of code and depend on specific software that runs on your web host. Depending on a system you use to power your website, the code contained within it may have been written by numerous developers at different times and with various skillsets. Your website is also using numerous plug ins from numerous coders that require constant updating to remain working and secure. As your MySQL database grows it can slow down your website we can help clear your overhead to keep your site running smoothly.