FAQs about website maintenance costs
If you're wondering about how to maintain your website, our developers have put together a helpful FAQ to guide you.
What is website maintenance?
Website maintenance is the process of keeping your website up-to-date with the latest industry standards and company changes. This includes regularly inspecting and updating your website to make sure it is running smoothly and effectively. It's important to keep your website up-to-date and running smoothly, especially if your website is critical to your business's revenue or inbound leads. Your website's performance, security, speed, and usability are all important factors in whether or not users will complete the desired action or set of actions.
Why do we pay for website maintenance?
Companies outsource website maintenance services for a variety of reasons, like:
Free up internal resources
Small in-house development team
High costs for internal management
Lack of in-house expertise
Some companies may feel that they do not have the in-house resources to adequately maintain their website, while others may simply want to outsource this task to focus on other areas of their business. Regardless of the reason, website maintenance services can help keep a company's website up-to-date and running smoothly.
When it comes to business, it's usually a good idea to partner with a website maintenance service provider that has a dedicated team of developers. This is because it allows your business to focus its funds and efforts on tasks that will have the most impact. One such provider is FMEOS.
How much does monthly website maintenance cost?
The average monthly price for website maintenance can vary greatly, normally average price for monthly website maintenance is £45 to £2500. This wide range means that it can be difficult to determine how much you should expect to spend on maintaining your website each month. However, using the average monthly cost as a reference point can help you budget more effectively for this essential expense.
How much does website maintenance cost per year?
The average cost of website maintenance per year can range from £400 to £30,000. This cost can be broken down into monthly payments for services such as tech support and website updates, as well as annual payments for other website maintenance fees like Domain name, SSL certificate, and Website hosting.
Can FMEOS still work on my website if I don’t have a subscription support package?
Yes, but we cannot make any guarantee of response time as clients on support packages will always be placed at the top of the priority list. If you're not on a support subscription, we will charge you our minimum standard hourly rate of £18.00 per hour for any work we do.
I have several websites. Do I need a support subscription for each?
If you operate multiple websites, we would be happy to discuss subscription options with you. However, If your website uses multistore functionality, only one subscription is required.
Should I outsource or DIY my website maintenance?
In most cases, it is better to outsource website maintenance to a professional company. This will ensure that your website remains accessible, secure and functional all year round. However, if you or your company have the experience and time to maintain your website in-house then you can maintain it yourself.
How long does website maintenance take?
Website maintenance is an ongoing process that is constant and never-ending. As the web continues to evolve, new standards are adopted, and new ways of doing things become scalable, updates to your website will be necessary. Depending on the complexity of the update, it can take minutes or hours to complete. Understanding your website’s maintenance needs will give you a better understanding of how many hours of work you can anticipate during a given time period.
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