Uptime Robot provided 2 api-key types: a master api_key and monitor-specific api_key. The master api_key can be used to perform almost every action exists in the dashboard and it must not be revealed for the security of the accounts. Yet, there are cases where the api_key may needed to be revealed like using it in […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]