The hundredth monitored website

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Last month, we proudly celebrated our hundredth monitored website. It might sound like a small milestone, nevertheless, for us at HTTPMon, it is great to see people actually using this website monitoring service.

We are even prouder to say that the company who added the 100th monitored website is, in our opinion, one of the most serious . . . → Read More: The hundredth monitored website

Website monitoring full report

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As mentioned in a previous blog post, we were working recently on full reports for the monitored websites and are happy to announce that these are now available. The full reports enhances and complements the information already present in the various tabs (overview, last ten probes, server software, etc) of your monitored website and introduces dynamic . . . → Read More: Website monitoring full report

Alternative ways to access your monitored website

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Your life has just been made slightly easier: starting from today it is possible to access your monitored website without using its “www” prefix. This is of course only valid for websites using “www” in their fully qualified domain name (FQDN). For example instead of entering “www.protonmail.ch”, one could just enter “protonmail.ch”; both ways would now . . . → Read More: Alternative ways to access your monitored website

Uptime Graph section now includes monthly uptime/downtime graph

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After nearly four months since the first websites started to be monitored, we thought it would be interesting for their webmasters to graphically view the monthly uptime and downtime. So, to achieve this we added a new monthly graph under the Uptime Graph tab of a monitored website, as you can see in the example below.

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Monitoring probes visually enhanced with status icons

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All monitoring results originating from the HTTP probes of a website will now be presented with status icons to help the interpretation of these results. This currently applies to the Last Ten Probes as well as the Downtimes sections of a monitored website which contains the HTTP Code and Transfer Time columns. An example taken from . . . → Read More: Monitoring probes visually enhanced with status icons

Monitoring the reverse DNS of your website

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A simple but very useful feature has been added yesterday to HTTPMon: reverse DNS lookup. Explained in a few words, HTTPMon will do a reverse DNS lookup of your website’s IP address to find the name associated to it, if there is one of course. This is a simple query where the DNS server resolves an . . . → Read More: Monitoring the reverse DNS of your website

Unofficial testing launch of HTTPMon beta version

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Today is the very first day for the front-end website of the HTTP Website Monitoring Tool also simply and shortly called HTTPMon. The backend engine has already been running since now three months collecting test probes from various websites around the world. The website is fully functional and very fast thanks to the AJAX technology. Nevertheless . . . → Read More: Unofficial testing launch of HTTPMon beta version