Your business will probably need a website at some point. Where do you start?
If your website was built using WordPress, it’s likely to have been developed:
- From scratch as a bespoke website
- Using a customisable theme
Usually, the decision to use a bespoke design or customised theme boils down to budget and timeframe. Let’s explore the pros and cons of each.
When you’re building a website, how do you decide what features to include? Here are some things you should strike off your website wish list.
On 1st January 2019, PHP 5 reaches ‘end-of-life’. This means that the developers will no longer be updating or patching the software, even if security holes are discovered.
Websites that run on PHP 5 will be vulnerable to any future security holes that hackers discover.
Find out whether your site might be affected and what you need to do.
Every website running WordPress, or just about any other CMS for that matter, should have some security and backup system in place. Whenever I log in to a new client’s WordPress site, these are the very first things that I check.
I am continually surprised by the number of client sites I access that have no security or backup system in place.
If you’re building your first website, or having it built for you, what should be making sure is in place?