Are you preparing to launch your Website? We have created this handy website launch checklist to ensure a smooth launch when you make your site public.
A successful website launch is critical for you, and it is possible that you miss out important steps when you are ready to launch. To help you avoid the mistakes that we have learned over the years, we’re giving away the exact checklist that we follow when launching a new website.
Quality is all about details. To make sure nothing is missed, professionals use checklists.
Here is our website launch checklist that includes items from years of hard-earned experiences, mistakes and lessons learned.
We hope this will save you some of that pain. If you know someone working on a web setup & design project, you can probably save them some grief by sharing this with them.
1) Robust Server Configurations :
Assuming that you are using AWS Cloud Services, you need to make sure the following things are setup to run your website smoothly after launch :
– Correct AWS Instance Size
– Aurora RDS
– CloudFront CDN
– Load Balancing and Auto-Scaling
– Redis Cache Setup
– S3 Setup
– SSL Certificate for the Website
AWS cloud computing provides a low-cost, scalable, and highly reliable infrastructure platform in the cloud. This has been adopted by thousands of businesses globally. Amazon web services make for a durable and secure technology platform. To ensure the safety and integrity of your data, Amazon’s data centers and services have several layers of physical and operational security. To learn more about AWS Cloud Solutions, you may visit our last blog post.
2) Reserved Resources (A dedicated Development Team) :
Make sure that you have a proactive development team on your end to monitor your website’s post launch activities and take immediate action on the errors occurring (if any)!
3) Dynamic Support System :
An avid Support System is the backbone of any successful website. Their prompt guidance will let you understand the functionality of your website more quickly and make the best use of it.
4) Search Engine Optimization :
SEO is the key to getting your website found, else all your efforts may go in vain.
5) Other Factors :
Apart from the above, the following factors should not be skipped else they may affect the first impression of your website and thus affect website traffic :
– Check all Permalinks
– Ensure working responsive design
– Review Cross Browser Compatibility
– Test Website on Different Devices
– Check for Broken Links
– Optimize Images on the Website
We hope these tips help you to have a great launch! Good luck with your community! If you have any questions or need more help, please connect with us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We provide a variety of services that will help you in accomplishing the above checklist points.
The Ultimate Checklist for a Successful Website Launch!