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New Ip Address In Town

The number of users utilizing Uptime Robot is regularly growing and, in order to fulfill this growth, a new monitoring engine will be added to the system by this Monday (2 July 2012). If you never needed to whitelist Uptime Robot's IPs to make the monitoring work correctly, than it is ok to ignore this […]

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New Features – Bulk Actions & IPv6 Support

It is possible to add many monitors to Uptime Robot and get notified of any downtime (and uptime). However, there can be times where you may want to bulk stop them (like during a server restart) . You can do that now. With few clicks, you can stop, start or delete all monitors. The “Bulk […]

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Small Update (Many Bug Fixes, Optimizations..)

New posts are usually added once a new feature is added and Its been a while since a new feature is introduced. For the last few months, we were heavily optimizing the engine, notifications, API usage and fixing small bugs to handle the growth. Things were already working good but we want to make sure […]

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Getting Uptime Ratios Of Any Period Via API – Now Possible!

Since the release of the API, the “all time uptime ratio” for each monitor is provided by default. Many users have asked for the ability to get weekly and/or monthly uptime ratios to integrate more values into their websites/apps. Today, we have added a new variable to the getMonitors method which can return the uptime […]

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New API Methods & Updates (About Alert Contacts)

With the release of monitor-specific alert contacts, the API is updated accordingly and also gained some new methods. Updates alertContactIDs should be sent when creating or editing monitors to define which alert contacts to be notified of up/down events getMonitors method can now return the alert contacts of a monitor with adding showMonitorAlertContacts=1 to the […]

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New Feature – Each Monitor Can Have Different Alert Contacts

Once a monitor is detected as down (and back up), Uptime Robot was sending notifications to all alert contacts defined in the “My Settings” page.. until today. We have rolled an exciting update today where you can assign different alert contacts for each monitor. Let’s say: you have 10 monitors, 3 of them are your […]

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Monitor-Specific apiKeys & Improvements On API

Since the launch of the API ~a month ago, we are so excited to see many users integrating Uptime Robot ratios to their websites or auto-creating/deleting monitors from their apps. Also, several wrappers and code samples are shared which eases consuming the "easy-to-use" API more. As you know, the standard Uptime Robot apiKey can pull […]

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New Feature: Monitoring Password-Protected Websites

The websites or web pages preferring to stay private and having a password (Basic access authentication), normally returns HTTP 401 status which ends up being marked as “down” by Uptime Robot. Uptime Robot now has support for monitoring password-protected websites by optionally mentioning the username-password in the monitor’s settings. The feature exists for both HTTP […]

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New Feature: Push Notifications For iPhone, iPad And iPod (…And Mac Desktop)

Besides being the developers of Uptime Robot, as website owners, we know that getting notified of downtimes instantly is so important. Uptime Robot already has a wide range of notification methods: e-mail, text message, Twitter DMs, RSS and API. Today, we are introducing a new notification method: push notifications for ─░OS -iPhone, iPad And iPod– […]

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Uptime Robot Gets An API!

After many requests from the users who would like to integrate Uptime Robot with their apps or create other interfaces for it (like a desktop or mobile), the Uptime Robot API is launched today which makes such integrations possible and so easy. This is the v1 of the API which covers most of the important […]