WordPress Plugin Compatibility

If you’ve had problems with your WordPress website, you’re not alone. WordPress is the best platform for any small business website, but just like every other platform, it requires updating. The days of just building a website and forgetting about it are gone. Regular quarterly updates will make sure your WordPress website runs perfectly for years to come.

The three main reasons to keep your WordPress website up-to-date are:

  1. Security
  2. SEO
  3. Plugin Compatibility

Security: Everyone knows there are many hackers, especially outside of the U.S., that hack into websites for malicious purposes. Keeping your website file security compliant with current security protocols will keep these hackers at bay.
SEO: Google frequently changes it’s ranking factors, and keeping your website ahead of the game is the best way to keep it at the top of the results. If you think simply having a website will get you business, you couldn’t be more wrong. Your not alone in your thinking, many business owners don’t realize continued website SEO is a must to stay high in the rankings.
Plugin Compatibility: If plugins and themes don’t work well together, your website may not function as it should. Many business owners have specific needs with regards to site functionality, look, and marketing. Many of these needs can be addressed through the use of plugins. Plugins save our clients thousands of dollars in development costs, and work seamlessly inside WordPress, if maintained. Keeping your plugins and theme updated regularly, will ensure you don’t have any compatibility issues. We offers quarterly update packages to all of our clients, so if you think your website may have compatibility issues, give us a call. We can help.

Just remember, WordPress is the king of the modern web platforms with a built-in content management system, you just need to keep it up-to-date.

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