Don’t forget to clean up your old (demo) sites

Building websites is, by far, the most exciting part of the job of a web designer / developer. But sometimes, you’ve got to take a few minutes for the less challenging tasks.

At the moment, I’m cleaning up our workspaces / demo sites. They’re the same thing, really. Since we work with a team of people we host the work in progress online, making our lives easier.

But anyway, every once in a while I need to take some time to weed out the old websites. Boring and tedious, I know, yet important. These sites get out of date, and if you’re done with them or don’t plan on working them soon they might become a liability.

So, if you’re in the same position – when is the last time you did a cleanup? Sites that are “completed” can be removed altogether, and for the sites you’re not working on for the next few months, there’s always Akeeba Backup. Create a nice archive of your WordPress or Joomla site, store it somewhere else, and delete the files and database from your server.

This was a public service announcement by Joomla & More between deleting an incomplete 2.5 site and deleting three versions of a corporate site.

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