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A Downtime, What Happened and… Very Sorry.

Last Thursday (10 Jan 2019), starting with 02:30, we experienced an issue that caused a full downtime of ~12 hours and intermittent issues more than that afterwards. First of all, so so sorry about this. And, as a summary, it was totally our fault. Uptime Robot is available since Jan 2010 and it is the […]

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New Feature – Google Hangouts Chat Notifications

Uptime Robot is already integrated with the major team communication apps and here is another addition: Google Hangouts Chat. If you already use Hangouts Chat (which is part of the G Suite of Google), the integration can be setup with just these few steps: Inside Hangouts Chat, create a new web-hook URL in Room menu>Configure webhooks>Add new. Inside Uptime Robot, create […]

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Distrusted Symantec Certificates are Added to SSL Monitoring

Google had announced that Chrome would begin distrusting certificates issued by Symantec Corporation’s PKI and the decision is followed by other major browsers. These are the certificates by Thawte, VeriSign, Equifax, GeoTrust, and RapidSSL that are issued before 1st of December 2017. And, as the distrust is in effect and visitors are displayed an error […]

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Introducing “HTTP Method Selection” (HEAD/GET/POST/PUT/PATCH/DELETE)

Uptime Robot sends HEAD requests for HTTP monitors and GET request for keyword monitors by default (and, this is a good default setting for most monitors). On the other hand, there are cases when a customization may be needed, like: Checking if a form in the website works as expected Monitoring your APIs which expect specific methods (a […]

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New Feature: Voice Call Notifications

There is never “too much” when it comes to the ways of getting notified about an emergency. And, in some cases, this emergency can be a website or server going down. Today, voice call notification is added to Uptime Robot and it can be very helpful when we want to make sure that a notification is heard :). How to […]

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Need Only the Down or Up Notifications? You are Covered!

Uptime Robot sends notifications for down and up notifications by default for each alert contact type. However, there can be cases where you may only need the down or up notifications like: minimizing the SMS use handling only the up or down events via web-hooks getting only the SSL expiry notifications but ignoring up/down events There […]

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2x SMS Messages for the Same Price

Uptime Robot supports multiple methods to get notified about downtimes on mobile (SMS, push notifications via the mobile app, Pushbullet, Pushover or Boxcar). And, SMS is one of the most reliable notification methods specially when no data plan exists. Also, many users prefer to configure their SMS alert contacts as: “alert if down for x minutes” […]

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New Feature – Microsoft Teams Integration

Getting the notifications inside the team communication app you use can make things easy as this may be where you’ll be discussing how to make that website/server back online. Besides the Slack integration, Uptime Robot now has support for Microsoft Teams too. It simply works by creating an incoming webhook URL at the Teams app and creating a […]

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Bulk Actions Get Better!

In case you haven’t seen or used it, there is a “Bulk Actions link” just under the “Add Monitor button” in the left sidebar. It simply opens the “Bulk Actions dialog” and presents a set of actions that can be applied to monitors in bulk.   This feature is now more powerful with few important additions […]

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New Feature – Telegram Integration

Uptime Robot offers multiple ways to get notified of downtime. And, here comes another exciting one. Thanks to its bot framework and API support, it is now possible to get down/up/SSL notifications via Telegram messaging app.     The usage is pretty simple: go to My Settings>Alert Contacts>New>Telegram create the alert contact click the unique […]