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Stopping in Style: 9 Unique Designs for Website Maintenance Pages

We’ve already demonstrated how to maintain a fresh and functional website. Now, let’s explore some examples of creative maintenance pages! Nothing brings a good scrolling session to a halt quite like stumbling upon a website maintenance page. While maintenance pages can be annoying interruptions, they can also serve as attractive temporary visuals for sites undergoing […]

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Best practices Website monitoring

What is Website Maintenance: Your Ultimate Guide to Keeping Your Site Functional

What is website maintenance? Website maintenance is not that different from keeping up with the maintenance of real brick-and-mortar stores. Would you shop at a dirty store, filled with broken furniture, and selling outdated products? We didn’t think so. Website maintenance plays the same role: it makes the business inviting, makes you look professional, and […]

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Announcements

SMS & Voice call credit consumption change

Hi folks. We have an important update for those of you who are using SMS or Voice call notifications. You may have noticed that we haven’t touched the pricing or credit packages since introducing SMS and voice call alerts back in 2015. It’s no mystery that SMS messaging and voice calls have different fees by […]

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Glossary Website monitoring

A Deep Dive into the HTTP 999 Status Code

As mentioned in our ultimate guide to HTTP status codes, HTTP 999 is unofficial, but it still plays an important role in the flow of our online journey in unexpected ways — and here’s why. So what is it for? We all know that the digital highway is held together by something called the Hypertext […]

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Glossary Website monitoring

HTTP Status Codes Uncovered: Your Ultimate Guide

Did you like our previous blog about domain hijacking? Let’s see if you know all the HTTP codes now.  Decoding HTTP status codes HTTP status codes, typically a sequence of three numbers, are a reply from the server in response to a request made by a web browser. A common example many might recognize is […]

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Announcements

July 2023: Don’t follow redirects & Secondary e-mail address

Oh, I beg you, can I follow? 🎶   Now you can, but don’t have to. Let’s see what’s new. Hi folks! Even the sizzling summer can’t stop our groove. We’ve been busy mixing up some cool updates just for you! Don’t follow redirects By default, all the monitors are “following redirects” since the beginning […]

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Best practices Domain monitoring

The Invisible Threat: Understanding Domain Hijacking and Its Consequences

Did you notice when we announced the new domain expiration monitoring feature? Read on to see how it might come in handy to you. Domain names are the equivalent of real estate. But the right domain name can also be a money powerhouse. You probably paid as little as $20 for your domain name, but […]

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Cron job monitoring

Streamline Your Scheduling With the Best 9 Cron Job Monitoring Tools

Welcome to the world of cron job monitoring tools, where you can ensure your scheduled tasks run like clockwork and devices connected to the internet are still up and running! Cron job monitoring sends you alerts if something goes wrong and the tool doesn’t receive a request from your end. They keep you informed with […]

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Announcements

Planned Maintenance: Enhancing Heartbeat Monitoring Stability

We’re excited to announce that we will be migrating our cron job (Heartbeat) monitoring to a new server provider this week. Here are all the important details. This migration will enable us to optimize our infrastructure and increase the reliability for you, our valued users. The new provider claims an availability of  ≥99.999%. We’ve decided […]

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Announcements

May 2023: Monitor Your Domain Expiration Feature

Remember when we promised you some exciting news in the UptimeRobot Discord server blog? The day has finally arrived! We’re happy to introduce our latest feature – domain expiration monitoring! Expired domains can make your website totally inaccessible and cause damage to your brand and business. Fixing expired domains can take days, and at the […]