Why you should update your Word press website regularly?
Websites made from web apps such as Word Press are softwares that needs to be updated like you update your operating system (Windows or Mac OS), applications, smart phone apps, etc.
Let’s take a closer look at why.
Word press is an open source developed by a community of developers. With each new plug-in, theme release, they fix bugs, add new features, improve performance, and optimize performance of existing features to stay up to date with new industry standards.
What is the benefit of using latest version of WordPress?
- SecuritySecurity is probably the first reason why you should keep your Word Press website updated. Word Press currently powers 33% of all websites in the world. Due to it’s huge popularity and demand, Word Press is a most common target for hackers to distribute malicious code, and data thieves. So when you do not update your Word Press website, you are wagering your website security and missing out on new features / improvements
- New Feature UpgradesEvery major Word Press release comes with new features and changes to the web application. If you are still using an older version of Word Press, then your Website experience would be a lot different, probably inferior than someone using the latest version. In future your host company may even have trouble finding Word Press help online because you are using an older version.
- Website SpeedWord Press community developers are always trying to upgrade their plug-ins with new versions to make things faster. Each new release comes with several performance optimizations that makes Word Press website load faster and more efficient. Fast loading website plays a critical role in SEO.
- Bug FixesOlder version Word Press websites may have bugs. Despite the rigorous testing of major Word Press releases, sometimes bugs may slip through the cracks. If you go to Word Press support forums asking for help, the first advice you will get is to update Word Press because that may fix the issue. If you insist on not updating Word Press, then you will be unable to receive help.
Do I need a web developer to update my WordPress website?
A web developer can manage the Word Press website server account for you and help you with downtime, errors, backups, software installation, FTP, and more. A web developer who specializes in Word Press can get you up and running quickly. Their expert knowledge could be invaluable to the health and quality of your website. A Word Press developer can help you determine whether you need a plug-in for a specific website function and which plug-in will do that job. A developer can also help you install and configure the plug-in so that it does what you need. Word Press developers will already have a list of quality plug-ins that they typically recommend to their clients. Some of the maintenance of a Word Press website is purely technical or sometimes difficult. You may not have the interest to study online or time to do it. You could thus keep a web developer or agency on retainer to take care of anything that comes up, or you could hire a web design company for Annual maintenance of your website.
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