5 Important reasons for backing up your website
Your website is out there for the world to see, your digital presence is on the web and ready for business 24/7, but what happens if, after all that hard work, you go on your website to post a new piece of content, or just to see how things are going and… Wait… What’s happened to my website?
There are so many reasons to have a backup plan in place for your website, it can save you big time when things go wrong, and trust me they will at some point. So if you don’t have a system in place well now is as good a time as any to get one… and FAST! We have put together some points below as to why it is vital for you to have a backup system in place for your website.
This will probably be the first and main reason you will think of needing some sort of backup plan or maybe the reason you’re reading this if you have recently suffered a hack on your website. Websites can be compromised especially if you aren’t on top of keeping things up to dates in the framework and plugin side of things. Brute force attacks are internet Bots that search the web for vunrebilitys in websites, be it week usernames and passwords, weaknesses in a piece of code from a plugin or WordPress instal. The best way to keep these attacks from your door is to keep everything up to date on your site, with regular updates and maintenance, and having a viable backup solution is also key to getting your website back up and running if it has been compromised by a brute force attack2.