If answer to all questions is YES then your website is in the safe hands. If answer to any of the questions is NO then please contact the numbers given at the end of this page.
“There is no need to have backup! It is a waste of money.” I start praying for the speaker when I hear similar sentences. In my 26 years in IT, I have seen really bad things happening:
There is no limit to how much one can worry. But if you are serious about your website then make sure that your website backup is taken on a remote server and at least every week automatically.
Fair Share IT Services Private Limited has taken third party backup package for it’s clients having WordPress based sites. It is part of the Annual Maintenance Contract (AMC). Backups are taken at a remote server automatically every day. More than two months worth of backup are kept so that you can rollback to any day’s version within that period. There are security checks as well (though this is limited as security is a lot complex). Fair Share IT Services Private Limited also offers this service to clients who do not have AMC with us. Please contact us on the numbers given below and we will understand your exact requirement.
If you take your website seriously then make sure you have frequent remote backups. This is how the dashboard looks like for our own website:
Here is a report that we send to our clients on a weekly basis:
Above diagram shows the basic setup. Your developer is dealing with multiple vendors. The first and most important being Domain Registrar (you decide the DNS vendor here). The second being DNS (you decide hosting and/or email company here). The third being web hosting company and fourth being email service provider. You can get all these services from the same vendor or 4 different vendors. To make things complex, I have used all four different vendors but normally it is three (this is debatable so not getting into that).
Domain Registrar –> DNS (A-record) –> Website hosting company (machine)
–> DNS (MX-record) –> Email hosting company
So anyone who has Domain Registrar a/c access for that domain can change everything else. Let’s assume domain name is fairshare.tech