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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. IMPORTANT: These settings don’t work with flattened CNAMEs, disable this feature first. Who needs the custom configuration? If […]

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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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A New IP Block (in case you need to whitelist it)

Starting on 2016-09-14, we are adding a new IP block to the system. The current IP blocks are still staying active and we’ll start to send requests from this new IP block too. Here are the details: IP Block: 63.143.42.240/28 which means that the IPs are: 63.143.42.242 63.143.42.243 63.143.42.244 63.143.42.245 63.143.42.246 63.143.42.247 63.143.42.248 63.143.42.249 63.143.42.250 63.143.42.251 […]

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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 […]