WordPress is a fantastic Content Management System (CMS) to manage any website but like any good software it has regular updates for functionality and security. The updates for security are essential to protect your website and keep it away from hackers who would be up to no good. A hacked WordPress site can bring your website down, affect your Google ranking and can be a big job to put right, especially if you do not have adequate backups.
So those updates are important and you do not want to miss them. This is where the amazing If This Then That service IFTTT (get a free account if you have not already) can come to the rescue and text you when a new WordPressw update is released. AS IFTTT works with many services so you could have an email or tweet to update you as well but I like the text update for this. To get a text when WordPress updates use the IFTTT recipe below:
The OutserveWeb Quick Tip
Problem – WordPress Updates are important!
Solution – use IFTTT to remind you.