If you are a webmaster then probably you’ll be knowing about “Pingdom” and how popular it is. It is a service that tracks the uptime, downtime, and performance of websites.They monitor websites from various locations to track the downtime and monitor the website. I have been using Pingdom for checking my blog loading speeds and it was quite helpful. But not many of make use of their free website monitoring and downtime tracking service.
Pingdom’s Website Monitoring service is free to signup and you don’t need to have your credit card near by.
I guess you can understand the basic things to be entered, just make sure to enable the option to notify you when your site is down. The screenshot of the dashboard is shown below, you can get the uptime and downtime stats there.
- Email, text & iPhone alerts
- Uptime & Response time reports
- Multiple check locations
- Public & email reports
- Multi-step transaction monitoring
- Root cause analysis
When something happens your blog/website you’ll receive alerts via email and SMS. Getting updates via SMS and Email helps us to reduce the downtime by doing the needful. Do check this useful tool and let us know your opinions in the comments below.