Mandatory Website Updates

Your website is the shop window to your business and is on view 24 hours a day. If your website has not been updated in over a year, it may need some urgent updates in order to maintain great levels of speed, performance, security and usability. 

We bet that you wouldn’t dream of leaving your laptop without the likes of antivirus software, so why take the risk with your website?

89% of people are using the internet to help inform an upcoming purchase. So in other words, your website is likely to be the first form of communication you have with a potential customer.

 

What is included in the update?

coreupdatesicon.jpgCore backup – Improvements to the way that we backup your website files and database. After the update, it will be possible to save the entire server as a snapshot. Increased

securityicon.jpgSecurity – Security patches to help protect your site from the latest viruses and the risk of being hacked.

operationicon.jpgOperation Updates – Core code improvements to boost the speed and performance of your website. 40% of customers will leave a web page if it takes longer than 3 seconds to load!
 

What happens if I don’t have the update?

  • Your website will remain at risk and we will not be able to host or offer further support if you require it.
  • Your website could go down due to hackers or malware
  • Your website rankings will continue to decrease, which could result in lost business and an awful lot of work to rank well again.