Maintaining a website is a task that requires constant attention and effort. As a website owner or administrator, you need to make sure that your website is up-to-date, secure and performing well. To help streamline your website maintenance process, there are a number of web management tools available.
Web management tools can help automate routine tasks and provide you with useful insights into your website’s performance. You can also outsource your needs to a website management company like Magna Technology. We will monitor your site, install and test software updates and patches and back up your site every 24 hours.
Below are some of the web management tools that we recommend to clients and customers who are looking to streamline their web maintenance needs. By no means is this an exhaustive list, but it can get you started on some of the essentials.
Google Analytics is a free web analytics service that provides you with detailed statistics about your website’s performance. With Google Analytics, you can track how many visitors your website receives, which pages they visit, how long they stay on your website and much more. This information can help you identify areas where your website needs improvement.
Yoast SEO is a popular WordPress plugin that helps optimize your website for search engines. It provides you with a checklist of tasks that you need to complete to improve your website’s SEO, such as optimizing your page titles and meta descriptions, adding alt tags to images and improving your website’s internal linking structure.
Yoast SEO also provides you with real-time feedback as you write content, helping you to optimize your content for both users and search engines. The basic version of Yoast SEO is free, and it’s adequate for most people. However, you can also upgrade to Premium for $99/year.
Hootsuite is a social media management tool that allows you to manage multiple social media accounts from a single dashboard. This is far easier than having to sign into each individual social platform!
With Hootsuite, you can schedule posts, track mentions and hashtags and monitor your social media analytics. The benefits are plentiful and include time savings, consistency and the ability to stay on top of your social media presence.
Google Search Console
Google Search Console is a free tool that lets you monitor your website’s performance in Google search results. With Google Search Console, you can see how many clicks your website receives from Google search results, which search queries are driving traffic to your website and any errors or issues that Google has encountered while crawling your website.
Using this information, you can optimize your website for the search engines and improve your website’s visibility in Google search results. You can even sign up to receive alerts when Google identifies issues on your site.
WPForms is a user-friendly contact form plugin for WordPress. With WPForms, you can create custom forms for your website, such as contact forms, order forms and survey forms. WPForms also includes a number of pre-built templates, and it integrates with many popular email marketing services, so you can capture leads and grow your email list.
Content Management System
A CMS is software that helps create, manage and modify content on a website – and you don’t need to write code from scratch. This way, you can quickly and easily create and publish content without needing a background in coding. You can use your CMS to create blogs, portfolios, websites, ecommerce stores and more.
Website maintenance is an important task, but we understand that it can also be challenging and time-consuming. That’s why we’re here to help! Magna Technology provides comprehensive web development, management and consulting services to help make your website the best it can be. Contact our web management team today to schedule a consultation.