Benefits of regular modules and themes updates
Provide better user experience
Quality of user experience often determines the relationship between the company and its clients. A good-quality experience builds up customer loyalty and keeps website conversion and engagement rates high. Regular updates of modules and themes allow constantly improving the quality of the website and increase customer satisfaction.
Prevent and remove bugs
An outdated system may cause bugs and lower your Drupal website performance. At the same time, thanks to regular system updates, you will be able to prevent bugs, minimize site downtime and reduce development costs.
Prevent hacker attacks
Regular security updates help to protect the website and its users from intruders. We recommend that the website be updated as soon as a Drupal security update is released to prevent hacker attacks.
Simplify the daily website management
Updated modules and themes are often implemented with additional improvements, which help to simplify daily website management by using improved UI, updated functionality, etc. By applying such improvements, you will be able to reduce content management and future development costs.
Improve website performance and visibility
Regular system updates will keep your website's performance high, which will help you keep your website bug-free and your content visible for Search Engines.
Reasons to perform modules & themes updates with us
Modules and themes updates are carried out in the shortest time frame on the day and time slot of the client’s choice to minimize site downtime. We can perform a complex update of your Drupal platform or upgrade a certain element on the website based on your needs.
Cost and time efficiency
By performing modules and theme updates with us, you can decrease your website maintenance costs thanks to minimizing the number of functional issues and simplify your daily website management.
Advanced process management
Our clients have advanced control over the development process. We are open to any inquiries and doubts regarding an ongoing project. Our clients are always updated on the status of the project development process. Аt each stage of the project, clients’ requests may be accepted and implemented.
We conduct minor and major updates in your system considering the interconnections between modules and themes, keeping the system robust and free of bugs. The combination of our deep Drupal knowledge and rich experience accumulated over a decade will let you develop one of the highest and best quality projects on the market.
Our Drupal modules & theme update process
You can request a website update by filling out the contact form on our website. Provide us with essential information about the project, and we will come back to you to schedule a call. During this consultation, we will offer various cooperation models and provide you with initial project time and budget estimates. Depending on your needs, you can request a one-time update or subscribe to updates on a regular basis.
- Website audit
Once we have agreed on the collaboration term, our team will determine if any infrastructure component or website element can be updated, including server, Drupal core, modules, themes, 3rd party libraries, etc. We check to see if new versions of the themes or modules are compatible with Drupal core and other modules and can be updated.
- Updating and Testing
In case a website update is needed, our team prepares the website for changes and performs an update.
If the test results confirm the proper operation of the system, we perform a live website update. Changes are implemented during the time slot set by the client to minimize site downtime.
Frequently Asked Questions about our modules & themes update service
What kinds of updates does Alpha Web Group offer?
As experts in Drupal development, we perform comprehensive website support services, including updates of Drupal core, modules, themes, 3rd party libraries, web servers, and others.
How often must modules and theme updates be performed?
Modules and theme updates are usually conducted on a monthly basis. However, the schedule of modules and themes updates is different for each project. It is defined by our specialists based on the project requirements related to the website's structure and functionalities or business needs.
Can I schedule module and themes updates for non-standard working hours?
Yes, our clients can schedule modules, themes, and other updates for non-standard working hours. This approach allows us to minimize website downtime during the most important business hours.
Will failure to use an updated Drupal component affect future updates for us?
If you have missed a single module or theme update, the future will not be affected. However, if your website has not been updated for a long time, applying updates to the system may be costly and time-consuming. Also, websites with outdated components may cause problems with certain functionalities, attract hackers or show low performance.