Monthly WordPress Maintenance Checklist

Here’s a checklist to assist you in performing a monthly maintenance checklist for your WordPress site.

Monthly WordPress Maintenance Checklist
  1. Updating your plug-ins — If you have a website that has plug-ins, keeping these up-to-date is a must, given these plug-ins if not updated, can allow viruses and hackers a little window to get into your site
  2. Updating WordPress — WordPress often release updates, make sure you are using the newest version
  3. Update your theme — You will need to update your theme. Check the themes area to see if you need to update it
  4. Check contact forms — Test your contact forms, always, once a month
  5. Refresh promos — Update your promos, pop-ups or your deals, if you run any
  6. Blog Posts — Regularly publish a blog post for SEO and ranking. These are a fantastic way to gain organic traffic
  7. Check for malware — Check with your host provider to see if they run any monthly scans
  8. Backup — Make sure you back up your site daily
  9. Test and check your links — Broken link checker is an easy way to check for any broken links
  10. Speed test — Services like GTMetrix give you an in-depth look at your site speed performance. Follow the instructions to improve your site's load time, Google will love it
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