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Custom HTTP Statuses (A New Feature for the Pro Plan)

For HTTP monitors, Uptime Robot considers them as up or down according to the HTTP statuses returned (or if “no response returns at all”). If the HTTP status returned is: between 200 and 399, it is considered as “up” bigger than 399, is considered as “down” with an exception: equals 401 and no authentication info is defined, it […]

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New Feature: Custom HTTP Headers (for the Pro Plan)

Uptime Robot, by default, sends all HTTP requests with pre-defined HTTP headers. Now, it is possible to customize this totally with the “Custom HTTP Headers” feature that can be found in the Pro Plan’s “Add/Edit Monitor Dialog>Advanced>Custom Headers” option. Sample use cases: For monitoring the mobile version of a web page, we can use a mobile “User-Agent” […]

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Adding “Custom Text” to Slack & HipChat Notifications (Now Possible)

Getting notifications of downtime/uptime via Slack or HipChat is widely used. Yet, until now, it was only possible to “target” rooms and not users. There is now a “custom text” feature in the “Add/Edit Alert Contact” dialogs for HipChat and Slack where the text mentioned there will be sent with each notification. As an example, we can […]

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Status Pages>Custom Domains are now HTTPs-enabled

Public Status Pages, a feature to easily share the statuses of the monitors with others, was introduced few months ago. The standard status page URLs (like https://stats.uptimerobot.com/xyz) were HTTPs-enabled since day one. However, the ones behind a custom domain (like http://status.mywebsite.com) were not as it was a little more tricky to get a SSL certificate for […]

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APIv2 is Ready to Use … (APIv1 will be retired on 1 June 2017)

Uptime Robot’s API is consumed pretty much (with over 5,000,000+ requests/day) for “automating monitor management”, pulling the data to generate custom reports and more. As the usage grows every day, the APIv2 is built for a faster, more secure and stable experience with added features. SSL and POST only The APIv2 expects all parameters to be sent as […]

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Introducing “Public Status Pages” – Yay!

Uptime Robot helps getting notified of any downtime so that any possible issues can be resolved quickly. It is also a very good idea to share the statuses of the monitors with website visitors or teammates so that they know how the website/system performs too. Such communication helps them to know “it is or it […]

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New! Uptime Robot Mobile App (For iPhone and Android)

Great news! Uptime Robot now has an official mobile app. Last updated on 16th February 2021: We introduced a completely new and redesigned UptimeRobot App for iOS and Android!  The app allows performing the most critical actions (add/edit/delete monitors, view stats) and it supports push notifications. The app will be improved regularly and missing features/actions will […]

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Dropping SSL 3.0 Support for Monitors

You’ll remember that SSL 3.0 is no longer secure since October 2014 with the discovery of Poodle attack. And, it is also disabled by default on all popular browsers. On the other hand, there are still a small number of websites that support SSL 3.0 (which must definitely be disabled). Starting tomorrow (6 April 2016), we’ll also be […]

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New Feature – Maintenance Windows (for the Pro Plan)

We all want our websites/servers to be “up” all the time and take multiple actions to increase uptime. Yet, not all sites/servers are built for 100% uptime. Some have various tasks that cause downtime like: backups batch jobs restarts upgrades etc. Uptime Robot now has a new feature (for the Pro Plan) to handle such one-time or […]

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New Feature: The “TV Mode”

If you are a business or freelancer with lots of monitors where getting the up/down notifications is not enough and want to keep an eye on the snapshot of the statuses of all monitors regularly, here is a new feature: TV Mode It is simply a focused view of the dashboard where only: the number of […]