While doing some research for a recent email to all customers about a severe WordPress bug, I came across a solution where I can manage the administration side of your WordPress site without having to log in to it.
The task I look after on your behalf include
- Updating WordPress
- Update plugins
- Update themes (on request. I am reluctant to update themes in case it over-writes your customisation)
- Scanning for malware and known vulnerabilities
- Wordfence Security
- Uptime monitoring
- Broken link checking
- Monthly report to you
- Ensure https compliance
- much more
123host is pretty much all inclusive. I have always disliked the way some hosting businesses start with a cheap base price and then charge extra for every little thing.
However subscribing to this service is quite expensive for me and I pay based on the number of sites connected, so if you would like to have me manage the trickier part of your WordPress dashboard the cost is $55 inc GST per year* for your first site and $33* for additional sites. This about $1 per week for peace of mind!
* yeah, the fine print - these prices were correct when I wrote this, it might have changed.