Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

1. Is the HTTP Monitor free?

Yes, the HTTP Monitor is free-of-charge for basic usage.

2. Once I have signed up, how long will it take until my website gets monitored?

Each website submitted to HTTPMon is reviewed by a human and this for security reasons. It shouldn't take more than 48 hours until your website is included in our monitoring process.

3. How often will HTTPMon check my website?

HTTPMon will check your website every 30 minutes.

4. My website is secured with HTTPS. Will HTTPMon work with SSL?

Yes, HTTPMon can also check SSL-enabled websites so that both HTTP and HTTPS protocols are available for monitoring.

5. Which URL of my website is being monitored by HTTPMon?

HTTPMon uses the main website URL in its HTTP request which usually is / (slash).

6. What is the timeout for my website to be considered as down?

We use a timeout of ten seconds. If your website does not respond after that time it is considered to be down.

7. What does the HTTP code 200 (OK) mean?

The HTTP code 200 simply means that the HTTP request was successful and is the standard response from a web server if everything is working as it should. In other words the web server where your website is hosted is up-and-running and is delivering the content.

8. Which time zone are you using?

All dates and times displayed on HTTPMon are in Central European Time (CET), which is UTC+1 for winter and Central European Summer Time (CEST), which is UTC+2 for summer.

9. I have a question which is not covered by this FAQ. How do I get it answered?

You can e-mail us your question at info (at) httpmon (dot) com.

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