SECURITY AND MAINTENANCE OF YOUR WORDPRESS SITE

In Business, Sales by Marijo Cuerrier

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WHY SECURITY AND MAINTENANCE OF YOUR WORDPRESS SITE IS CRITICAL

See that photo up there? That’s sometimes how we feel at Dtour Creative. We have several online clients that trust us every day to keep their website safe. We are like gatekeepers – the only thing between you and the rest of the online world – and we have discovered that not everyone plays nice online. Security and Maintenance are an integral part of what we do for you. All sites hosted with Dtour Creative come with a Maintenance and Security fee because we know from experience that a WordPress Website without proper security and maintenance is a sitting duck for hackers. Not only does this keep our clients websites safe, but it keeps our entire server safe. Read on for more information.

“Why would anyone want to hack into my site?”

On average, 30,000 new websites are hacked each day. WordPress sites can be an easy target for attacks because of plugin vulnerabilities, weak passwords, and obsolete software. The question isn’t ‘why’ but ‘when’ your website will be hacked.
We had to find out the hard way that being hacked has nothing to do with who you are or how popular your website is. It wasn’t until our own site and computers were hacked (and we spent many nights working to fix the damage) that we learned we had to do more to protect our clients.

Here is what we learned:

Hackers are not prejudiced. Think of them like squatters. They slip into an unsecured area of your site, hoping they will not be noticed, and then launch attacks on others from there – such as email blasts asking for money, spreading of malware and viruses.
Hindsight is 20/20: It is a lot easier to protect yourself from the start than it is to clean up the mess afterward.
Website Security and Maintenance is an ongoing concern. Technology advances every moment of every day. Plugins and Themes (an integral part of WordPress and Joomla web design) update on a daily basis to stay one step ahead of the nastiness on the web.

What are we doing about it?

At Dtour Creative, we have spent many hours researching and testing best practices when it comes to WordPress Website Security. We constantly work to improve our overall hosting, site security, and internal procedures so that we can offer our clients faster, safer, more secure websites than before. We also monitor activity and traffic to your website to ensure everything is working as it should and that there is no suspicious activity.

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Do I have to pay for this?

This is not only about the safety of your website but all of the websites that we are responsible for. If one website is not secure, that leaves our server vulnerable – therefore maintenance & security fee is mandatory in order to continue to be hosted with us. There are many bargain basement hosts out there that we can’t and won’t compete with because we know they don’t offer the same level of security and maintenance that we have in place at Dtour Creative.
What security features do you offer?
We use a professional security plugin as well as a few other tools to help keep the bad guys out. As a result, here are a few of the highlights of what we offer you:

We want you to be happy

Finally, customer satisfaction is our top priority. Please do not hesitate to call if you have any questions or concerns: marijo@dtourcreative.com, 613-661-4661.