Searching for the best WordPress maintenance service to get a little helping hand with your site(s)?
Whether you’re a beginner feeling overwhelmed by WordPress, an advanced user who just wants some help, or a freelancer/agency looking to offload client sites, you can find a ton of great WordPress maintenance services at a surprisingly affordable price point.
In this post, we’ve collected 10 of your best options – keep reading to learn about them.
Or, if you’re in a rush, we think WP Buffs is the best service for most people, so give it a look if you want to skip the list and go straight to the help.
WordPress Maintenance Services FAQs
Here are a few quick FAQs before we get to the WordPress support services…
What do WordPress maintenance services do?
It depends on the service, but the “core” features of any maintenance service are usually updates, backups, and security scans. Some services also go further with things like performance analysis.
Will a WordPress maintenance service update my website for me?
It depends on the service. Some WordPress support services do offer limited or unlimited website edits as part of their service. Typically, this includes content edits, plugin settings, and maybe minor CSS tweaks. However, it doesn’t include development work.
Some services do offer custom development, but you’ll typically only get 30 minutes to an hour per month – you’ll never find unlimited development help.
How much does a WordPress maintenance service cost?
It obviously depends on the service, but plans usually start around $50-$60 per month for basic services.
If you want unlimited task help, you should expect to pay more like $100-$150 per month.
1. WP Buffs
WP Buffs is one of the most popular WordPress maintenance services thanks in part to its generous “unlimited 24/7 website edits” policy. Yes, you can request unlimited content edits at any time for content, plugin settings, or basic CSS adjustments.
Of course, this is in addition to all the standard maintenance help that you’d expect from a service.
WP Buffs offers three pre-set plans:
- Maintain – $67/month for weekly updates, 24/7 uptime monitoring, daily cloud backups, and Google Analytics integration.
- Protect – $147/month for everything from the Maintain plan plus the unlimited 24/7 content edits, 2x daily cloud backups, security optimization, and iThemes Security Pro.
- Perform – $197/month everything from the Protect plan plus speed optimization, WP Smush Pro, 4x daily cloud backups, mobile and tablet optimization, and complete malware removal.
You can get two months free if you pay for a year upfront.
If you’re building client websites (either as a freelancer or agency), WP Buffs also has a white-label service that lets you offer your own custom
This article was written by Colin Newcomer and originally published on WPKube.