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Introducing a Completely Redesigned Mobile App!

It’s here! The long-awaited refresh of the UptimeRobot app for iOS and Android is finally here. After introducing our new branding and design, the time has finally come for the new mobile app. So what’s new?  A completely redesigned user interface with a focus on UX Rich data overviews in both monitor list and detail […]

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Introducing Public Status Pages 2.0!

As promised in our latest update in June, we have prepared the new public status pages. Fresh new design After we introduced our new brand identity (while keeping the original UptimeRobot spirit) the next step was to update the look of our status pages to match this new design language. So, go ahead and take […]

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UptimeRobot 2020 Update: Acquisition, recent problems and future plans

👋 Hello everyone, Peter here, nice to e-meet you. Let me briefly introduce myself and share some insights about what has been going on with UptimeRobot lately and what the future plans are. I am one of the founders of itrinity, a Czech/Slovak company, which acquired UptimeRobot in late 2019. We are not your “typical” […]

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Introducing Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)

Here is a small and handy addition for having an extra level of security for the accounts. Two-factor authentication is a widely-used mechanism for making sure that the account is only reachable by you and Uptime Robot now supports it. The feature can be found at My Settings>Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) menu and you can choose to use your […]

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New Feature: Heartbeat Monitoring (Pro Plan)

Uptime Robot can already check the status of servers/devices who have public IPs with its ping and port monitoring feature. Yet, there are many other servers/computers/devices that are inside an intranet (but connected to the internet) and need to be monitored. Heartbeat monitoring It is now possible to monitor such endpoints using heartbeat monitoring. The feature […]

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New Feature: Announcements for the Status Pages (Pro Plan)

A status page is a very easy-to-setup, nice and automated way to share the status of the websites/servers with visitors, users and teammates. And, the ability to share additional info with users like current issues or an upcoming maintenance can only make it better. We have just added this feature (in the Pro Plan) where it is […]

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New Feature – Read-Only Api-Key

Uptime Robot provided 2 api-key types: a master api_key and monitor-specific api_key. The master api_key can be used to perform almost every action exists in the dashboard and it must not be revealed for the security of the accounts. Yet, there are cases where the api_key may needed to be revealed like using it in […]

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Cachebuster – A Pro Tip for Bypassing Cache

Caching is a great way to improve website performance and minimize the load. An ideal cache displays the cached version until the content changes and flushes the cache when there is a change. Yet, there may be cases where the cached version is not the most up-to-date one (if there is a DB error on […]

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A New IP Block

All the requests sent from Uptime Robot are using pre-defined IPs to make sure that we all know the source of the requests. A new IP block is being added to the system: 216.245.221.80/28 And, if exists, please make sure it is whitelisted in your firewalls. Also, the full list of the IPs used can be found here. P.S.> […]

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A Change in Handling HTTP 401 Statuses

Uptime Robot treats all HTTP statuses equally. They mean either up or down… except HTTP 401. HTTP 401 is expected in some situations and not expected in others. Currently, HTTP 401 is handled as: If auth info is mentioned in monitor’s settings but HTTP 401 is returned, monitor is marked as down if no auth […]