Building a WordPress website is relatively simple and can offer a sense of achievement when a business or individual successfully launches their website. However, for many people and businesses, the focus ends up shifting from the website as time goes by. The website ends up sitting for months or years before being looked at again. Although this can be okay in some specific cases, it is not okay in a majority of cases. Having a WordPress maintenance plan is very important and we are going to look at why this is so in this article.
Hackers are Everywhere
WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) in the world. Because it is so popular and powers so many websites, it is a potent target for hackers and malicious third-party actors. Hackers can exploit bugs and vulnerabilities in themes and plugins and end up gaining access to your website.