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New Alert Contact Type – Pushbullet (Push For Android, iOS, Chrome & Firefox)

Today, we are very happy to announce the integration of Pushbullet as a new “alert contact type”. Pushbullet is an impressive and free service/app that enables users to receive notifications (and also share files) in: Android iOS Chrome and Firefox With this integration, it is now possible to get the alerts on all these platforms […]

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Boxcar 2 Support Added (Old Version Will Be Deactivated) And Friendly Names For Alert Contacts

Uptime Robot is already integrated with the free and easy-to-use Boxcar app for sending iOS push messages. Lately, the app has a new version, Boxcar 2, and the old version will be inactive in the next weeks. Uptime Robot now supports Boxcar 2 and “any alert contacts for the older version will be deactivated on […]

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SSL-only login, Addition to API and New Server

For the last month, we were working hard to improve the monitoring engine and pretty excited with how stable it became. Also, few visible updates exist and here they are: SSL-Login Many users were asking for a specific login page so that their “password managers” would automate the login process.┬áRight now, the login has its […]

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“Web Hook” Alert Contacts (New Feature)

There is a new “alert contact type” in town: “Web Hooks“. In its simplest form, “Uptime Robot sends a request to a URL that you mention” with all parameters of the monitor. After that, you can handle this request and use the information in it for many possible things like sending custom notifications to your […]

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Logic Update For Monitoring Authentication-Required Websites

It is already possible to monitor websites that require “HTTP basic auth” with Uptime Robot by providing login details. However, it was not possible to monitor authentication-required websites without providing the auth credentials as Uptime Robot was considering any HTTP 401 response as “down”. A logic update is applied today that will count HTTP 401 […]

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“Response Time Data” Is Now Available With The API

With the new version of Uptime Robot’s front-end, response time data was also added as a new feature. However, it was not available in the API until today as we were experimenting ways to keep this huge data. Things look pretty stable now and response times can now be reached via API. As expected, the […]

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New Site, New Features, Dedicated Team & Social Love..

Uptime Robot’s website and dashboard have changed completely few months ago. It is not announced until now as we didn’t think it was complete before it works on all devices. And, it is now optimized for all resolutions. With the new dashboard, we wanted the things to be still simplistic but ease presenting other useful […]

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What’s Next For Uptime Robot?

It has been 3 years since Uptime Robot has launched. The service taught us a lot about scaling, advanced HTTP and managing a widely-used product. We saw that no two sites, servers or networks are the same and learned how to deal with them all. We try hard to make it stay simple-yet-functional, improve the […]

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A Change In RSS Notification Addresses

Many of the Uptime Robot users are enjoying the RSS notification feature which allows "anyone (with your unique RSS address)" to view all up/down events of your account via RSS. Some developers use this for integrating the events to their websites and others add the feed to their RSS readers to see any events from […]

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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 […]