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WordPress Maintenance Packages

WordPress is an amazing content management system that allows you as a website owner the ability to extend your website into a powerful and professional online marketing tool. However, WordPress does need to be maintained and monitored.
We offer WordPress maintenance packages to help keep WordPress maintained & optimised to ensure the website speed & performance is at it’s best for your visitors & Google.

Pyrmont & the Northern Beaches, CBD, Sydney.

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Pyrmont & the Northern Beaches, CBD, Sydney.

No Lock-In Contracts – Pay Month to Month

WordPress Maintenance FAQS

$49 p/m - What's included?

This package is for clients who want to keep their site safe and working properly but don’t want to take the risk to do it themselves or simply don’t have the time!

$49 p/m WordPress Maintenance Package Inclusions

The first month includes;

  1. A full backup of your website including the database, WordPress files, plugins and the theme.
  2. Once the backup is done, we will start the update process.
  3. Firstly, we will update WordPress.
  4. Secondly, the (active) theme. We will delete any old themes you don’t need.
  5. Then each plugin, one by one.
  6. We will check all your plugins (first month only) to make sure none of them are outdated. An outdated plugin is one that has not been updated for over 1 year. Outdated plugins should be removed from your website otherwise they may break your website or be hacked. If any plugins need to be removed or replaced we will let you know.
  7. We will also check the speed of your website once everything is up to date. If there are any issues with the speed, we will advise you on how to fix it. We will provide you with a quote to fix any speed issues. It may be as simple as installing a caching plugin.

Regular monthly updates include;

  1. Making sure the site is backed up.
  2. Updating WordPress (this may happen more than once a month).
  3. Updating the theme  (this may happen more than once a month).
  4. Update the plugins one by one  (this may happen more than once a month).
  5. Speed check with www.gtmetrix.com

What’s not included;

Additional website support like;

  • Editing content including pages, text & images.
  • Adding or modifying plugins.

If you would like additional support then you may need our $99 p/m WordPress maintenance package. See below for details.

If there are any issues with your website, we will advise you on how to fix them. We can provide you, a fixed price to fix any issues. 

 

$99 p/m - What's included?

This package is for clients who want to keep their site safe and working properly but also would like some additional support every month.

$99 p/m WordPress Maintenance Package Inclusions

The first month includes;

  1. A full backup of your site including the database, WordPress files, plugins and theme.
  2. Updating WordPress.
  3. Updating the theme and deleting any old themes not needed.
  4. Updating plugins, one by one.
  5. Checking each plugin to make sure none are outdated. Outdated means any plugin not updated for over 1 year. Otherwise, they could break your site or get hacked. We will let you know if any plugins need replacing or removing.
  6. We will check the speed of your website. If there are any issues with the speed, we will advise you on how to fix it. We can provide a quote to fix speed issues. It may just be as easy as installing a caching plugin.

Regular monthly updates include;

  • Making sure the site is backed up.
  • Updating WordPress (this may happen more than once a month).
  • Updating the theme  (this may happen more than once a month).
  • Update the plugins one by one  (this may happen more than once a month).
  • Check the speed of the site with www.gtmetrix.com
  • Clear the caching plugin if required (this may happen more than once a month).
  • 3 minor edits (up to 30 minutes) per month. See the inclusions below.

3 minor edits (up to 30 minutes)  may include:

Content

  • Add or edit content. Content must be supplied by the client in Word or Google Drive.
  • Add or edit a product.
  • Add an image.
  • Add a YouTube video.
  • Add a simple gallery.

Plugins

  • We can research and set up ONE basic plugin. e.g. testimonials, Social Media, SEO Yoast, MailChimp signup.
  • The client must set up third party accounts first and then provide account login details, so we can set up the plugin.

If there are any major edits required that are outside of this package, then we will provide a fixed quote for this.

$120 - What's included in "Update my Website" service?

This package is suitable for clients who have never updated their site or not for a few years. So they are too scared to do it themselves. Once the updates are done, the client can update the site ongoing or choose one of our packages.

$120 Update My Website (one-off) Inclusions

This package is suitable for clients who have never updated their site or not for a few years. So they are too scared to do it themselves. Once the updates are done, the client can update the site ongoing or choose one of our packages. 

Update My Website includes;  

  1. A full backup of the website.
  2. Including all the WordPress files, database, plugins & theme.
  3. Updating the WordPress core files.
  4. Updating the theme.
  5. Updating each plugin, one by one.
  6. We will then check each plugin to make sure they are not outdated. If any plugins are outdated we will advise/quote you on how to fix this.  
  7. Next, we will check the speed of your site. If the speed is still slow we can provide you with a quote to get it sorted.
$120 - What's included in the "Adhoc" service?

This WordPress service offers help with anything you need to get fixed.  

$120 Adhoc service

Our Adhoc service may include;

We always make a complete backup of the site before we start any work for our clients. So you can rest assure if something goes wrong we can restore it back to how it was.

  1. Updating plugins, themes.
  2. Updating WordPress.
  3. Fixing plugin issues.
  4. Fixing theme issues.
  5. Setting up complex plugins.
  6. Helping setting up a theme to look how it does in the demo.
  7. Help with emails not sending from the website.
  8. Moving one site to another.
  9. Adding posts.
  10. Adding pages.
  11. Fixing big image file sizes.
  12. Add code for Google or other third party sites.
  13. Add social media.
  14. Configure a caching plugin.
  15. Add Markup Schema for more advanced sites.
  16. Modify the theme with CSS to make it look how you want.
  17. Change fonts and colours.
  18. And much much more.

Just send us list of what you need and we will quote you to fix it.

$199 - What's included in the "Speed up my Website" service?

$199 – Speed Up My WordPress Website

The speed of your website affects how Google ranks your website. Google wants your users to have the best experience when visiting your site including; fast loading pages.

So we do everything in our power to speed up your site and have the page load between 2-3 seconds. We will send you a report from gtmetrix.com so you can see that we have achieved this.

Our speed optimisation service includes;

  1. A full backup of the site  
  2. Update your site – including, WordPress, plugins, theme, and the PHP on the server.
  3. Image optimisation – we do this a bulk way to save time. Then you can follow our video to ensure you know how to do this in the future.
  4. Caching plugin – we set up a caching plugin to fix a lot of technical issues that you may have with the speed of your website.
  5. Database optimisation – we set up a plugin for this to make your database lighter and speed up your site.
  6. Check plugin compatibility – outdated plugins, can slow down your website and affect performance. We will check your plugins, and advise you on what you can do. We can even suggest replacement plugins for ones that are really out of date. Old plugins can break your site. So this step is crucial.

We will then give you suggestions on what you can do to keep the site nice and fast for your visitors.

from $250 - What's included in "Fix My Hacked Website"?

A hacked website is usually caused because the website has not been kept up to date or bad hosting.

Updating the website includes; updating WordPress, the theme and the plugins. This is crucial to keep your site safe!

If the site hasn’t been updated for a long time, hackers tend to find a way into your site through vulnerable files. They tend to inject spammy links or inappropriate content.

Our hacked website service includes;

  1. Investigating the problem first.
  2. If available, retrieving and restoring the site to a recent backup that hasn’t been hacked.
  3. Re-installing the core WordPress files. This means we DELETE all the old WordPress files off the server to prevent re-infection.
  4. Updating all the plugins and/or deleting off the server and re-installing.
  5. Deleted old and outdated plugins and replacing with a new version.
  6. Please note, it is up to the client to re-populate these plugins.
  7. Update your PHP.
  8. Delete any hacked files on the server.
  9. The hacked site may be too severe for us to fix and the only solution is to build a completely new website. This usually happens if there is no recent backup and the site is completely hacked and not viewable.
  10. If we cannot fix the site, you will only pay $85 for the initial investigation fee.
  11. In some cases, no matter what we do to the WordPress side of the site, the hackers will re-offend. Usually, this is due to poor hosting, that doesn’t have good security and/or firewalls. In this case, we would recommend you change hosting companies. Luckily we know a great hosting company that you can move to. They are called Quadra Hosting. They will help you move your site for free (Australia only). 
  12. Lastly, we will give you tips on how to keep your site safe ongoing.
What do you require to get started?

For all our packages we need your WordPress login and Hosting or Cpanel login. We require your hosting login to ensure if we have issues after updating, that we can rectify it straight away. We cannot perform any updates without these details.

Have you got any reviews?

Yes, we like to be completely transparent with our students and clients.

Click here to view our Google reviews.

What's your payment terms?

Monthly Maintenance Packages – $49/$99 pm + GST

We will invoice you 7 days before the first day of each month to give you plenty of notice. And we require the fee to be paid within the first week of the month.

WordPress Adhoc Service  – $120 + GST

We will provide a quote. If its only one hour, we require full payment upfront. If its longer than one hour, we require the first hour up front and then the balance on completition.

Update My Website – $120 + GST

We require full payment upfront.

Speed Up My Website – $199 + GST

We require full payment upfront.

Fixed My Hacked Website – from $250 + GST

We require full payment upfront. If the site is severely hacked, the fee might be more. It depends on what we need to do to fix the site.

Obviously, we will consult with you first.

What's the terms & conditions?

With our regular maintenance services, we have no lock-in contracts. You pay on a month to month basis.

If you wish to terminate your services.

We do however require notice by the 1st of the month.  Otherwise, full payment will be expected.

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Pyrmont Office
Suite 19, Level 3
55 Pyrmont Bridge Rd
Pyrmont 2009

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