Professional bloggers, website developers, nonprofessionals and many others try to know more about site optimization tips and tricks. Coma Web Development is happy to share with you some WordPress secrets. Some people would call such secrets as a WordPress knowledge but not all know how to manage better backups and updates.

Backups

Let’s assume that your site is going down considering the fact that you did invest previously a lot into your website.

What to do on such occasion?

One of the ways is to find a new host and provide your last backup to the new host. There are required several changes and the Internat see your new website.

How to do it?

You should have a back up plugin which automatically backs op your site according to the settings. The back up time may vary due to your needs. It can be every day, week, month etc. That will help to keep a copy on your web host. There are several plugins to do that. The most popular are Backup Buddy and Back WP Up.
Secondly, make sure that you use a good quality hosting to protect your website from the crash. In a case of self-hosting, make sure that your site is provided with backup scheme

Updates and compatibility

The next WordPress secret is about updates. WordPress is an open source.

What does it mean?

It means that you will be provided with the big number of plugins on your site.

As you already noticed the number of updates is steadily growing on your WordPress dashboard. All these updates are waiting for you to run them.

Why can it be dangerous?

Your plugins may start work not that efficient as they used to do before.

What to do?

All you need is to schedule time for your VA to regularly to make updates waiting for you. Then you will be able to check them when it is convenient for you. That helps prevent difficulties of new and old plugins existence. In occasion of broken site, it is better to turn off all plugins. This will be the best way to diagnose and fix your site.

We described for you two WordPress secrets which you may use already today. Remember, Coma Web Development provides for you WordPress development service. Look at our previous projects. Do not hesitate to contact us.