2012 best tool to track your web

Posted: June 12, 2012 in Blog Tricks, Gadgets, SEO Tips

If you have a website, you may be checking it often to make sure it is running and that your visitors can access it and see what you want to see. Some, less fortunate, you have also found themselves in a situation where you feel that your site is down, either due to problems of site or lodging or being hacked by spammers pharmaceutical malevolent. Not knowing how long your site was down or how many visitors you have lost because of this, it is easy to get paranoid about constantly checking the status of your site.

This article is intended to provide peace of mind and ensure that if something goes wrong you, not your visitors valuable will be the first to know. You accomplish this by registering for one (or more) of the free tools that regularly reviews the status of your site and alerts you immediately when your site stops responding. Did I mention they are all FREE?! Therefore, there is no excuse not to subscribe to one of them.

Here is the list of top 12 free tools for monitoring and warning of “uptime” and “downtime” of websites, all with their own strengths and weaknesses:

http://www.site24x7.com/ – for free You can measure 2 web addresses every 60 minutes, including checking whether a specific text is or is not on the page, and a control response time against chosen value. Send email alerts to any number of email addresses and can send updates via RSS and Twitter. Historical statistics are available from the last month, including downtime statistics, the duration of downtime and response time.

http://www.pingdom.com/ – for free You can measure a web address every 1 minute from many different sites, including checking whether a specific text is or is not on the page. Sets the “User Agent”, Port number, POST values and details of username and password used for tracking. Send email alerts to any number of email addresses and can send updates through Twitter. Historical statistics are available from the last month, including downtime statistics, the duration of downtime and response time.

http://www.freesitestatus.com/ – for free You can measure 5 website addresses every 1 minute. Send email alerts to any number of email addresses. Complete historical statistics are available, including statistics of dead time, the duration of downtime and response time.

http://mon.itor.us/ – for free You can measure 2 web addresses every 30 minutes from the EU and one site in the U.S. Send email alerts to any number of email addresses and can send updates through Twitter. Historical statistics are available from the last two months, including statistics of dead time, the duration of downtime and response time.

http://100pulse.com/ – for free You can measure 2 web addresses every 15 minutes, including a control response time against its chosen value. Send email alerts to any number of email addresses and can send updates through Twitter. Complete historical statistics are available, including statistics of dead time, the duration of downtime and response time.

http://pingability.com – for free You can measure a web address every 60 minutes or 2 directions every 2 hours, etc.., from three sites in the U.S. Send email alerts to any number of email addresses. Historical statistics are available from the last six months, including statistics of downtime and response time.

http://www.uptimerobot.com – for free You can measure 50 web addresses every 5 minutes, including checking whether a specific text is or is not on the page (although this part does not seem to be working well). Send email alerts to any number of email addresses and can send updates via RSS and Twitter. Basic historical statistics are available for the last two months.

http://www.serviceuptime.com/ – for free You can measure a web address every 30 minutes. Send email alerts to any number of email addresses. Historical statistics are available from last year, including statistics of downtime and duration of downtime.

http://www.thewebwatcher.com – for free You can measure a web address every 60 minutes, including checking whether a specific text is or is not on the page. You can tell when you change the content on pages and keep copies monitored cache of crawled pages. Sets the “User Agent” and POST values or “cookies” used for tracking. Send email alerts to any number of email addresses. Historical statistics are available from the last month, including downtime statistics, the duration of downtime and response time.

http://www.internetseer.com – for free You can measure a web address every 60 minutes. Send email alerts to any number of email addresses. Historical statistics are available from the past week, including downtime statistics, the duration of downtime and response time.

http://www.montastic.com/ – for free You can measure 3 web addresses every 30 minutes. Send email alerts to 6 email addresses. Nothing more.

http://www.freewebmonitoring.com – for free You can measure 3 web addresses every 60 minutes. Send email alerts to any number of email addresses. Nothing more.

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