Ensure Your Website Runs Smoothly with Regular Performance Testing

A person or company that maintains a complex website understands that it has as many lines of code and complex workings as a car engine. Just like a car engine, any type of website with embedded JavaScript or animation needs routine inspection and maintenance. Without it, users will probably start reporting bugs and/or poor service. Hackers can break in and cause trouble and programs might become obsolete versus new browser upgrades.

Web maintenance is the business of keeping the online branch of your business up and running. Many websites require skilled programmers to develop it, and anything so sophisticated needs experts to look at it and contribute even more from time to time. All websites are works in progress, so to speak, and like any engine that website needs a qualified operator.

Very large websites, with many functioning components and enormous amounts of data to process every second, sometimes have a full-time staff dedicated to keeping it up and running. Consider services such as Yahoo or Facebook; they have dedicated staff that constantly monitors performance. If anything goes wrong, they are there to work at it instantly.

Most businesses do not have a network anywhere near as broad as a social network or search engine, but something with a hundred pages and embedded coding needs someone to look at it on a routine basis. Website maintenance services is a third-party vendor that checks out a website every now and then. Sometimes a site is left to run until a problem arises, and then the programmer is contacted.

Maintaining a website is a job sometimes done by a solitary owner or administrator. It requires knowledge of JavaScript and HTML, and it requires knowledge of the web. It also means handling the computer that is acting as a server, if the company is not uploading to a supercomputer.

About Sangeeta

Sangeeta Kumar is the Vice President of Web Marketing for GMR Web Team, a global online marketing, strategy, development and maintenance agency. Sangeeta is a jack-of-all-trades kinda person in the world of Internet marketing, excelling in market research to come up with a strategy based on the latest trends to get a website on page 1. She knows her stuff and enjoys a good discussion on SEO anywhere, anytime. Google+

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