Jonathan has spent his professional life as a Linux systems administrator and has focused the past half a dozen years on making his servers take care of many WordPress sites. Most recently he has developed WP Stagecoach to make staging site for WordPress simple. He somehow manages to get some work done despite the pets who constantly want all his attention all the time, and really enjoys his time outdoors in the beautiful Pacific Northwest with his standard poodle!
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WordPress is a fantastic platform to create your website or blog on, but like many good things in life, it does need some care to remain reliable and running at its best. I will cover some basics on what you need to do to take care of your WordPress site, what the best practices are for keeping it up to date, securing it, and how to make backups so if the worst happens, you will still have your data. I will discuss many options for services, utilities and plugins that will make having a WordPress site a pleasant experience for many years to come!