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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 […]

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Introducing “SSL Monitoring”

HTTPS is becoming the “default” for any website whether it is a blog, portal, e-commerce or corporate one. And, this year, Uptime Robot has sponsored 2 great projects, Let’s Encrypt (a free SSL CA) and Caddy (a free web server with SSL built-in) to help to push this forward. However, a website with an SSL certificate requires […]

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Configuring Cloudflare for Status Pages (with Custom-Domains)

Cloudflare is an impressive service/platform for securing and speeding-up websites. If you use Cloudflare and have a “status page with a custom-domain” in Uptime Robot, “there may be a small configuration needed” to make sure things work smooth. Who needs the custom configuration? If the 3 items below match your case, then the custom config is needed: […]

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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 […]