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To run a website you have stay on top of a lot of things. You might monitor your site’s traffic statistics, traffic trends, heatmaps for where visitors click, social media popularity, and a lot of other things. But imagine being on top of all these things, leaving everything in perfect form, and going on a vacation. Then imagine coming back home to find that your website went down, for whatever reason, and people were unable to check it out. Such news can be extremely frustrating for a webmaster.

This is precisely why there are a lot of online tools that let you monitor your website’s status online and notifies you when your website is facing downtime. One such useful online tool is GotSiteMonitor.

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GotSiteMonitor is a free to use web service that lets you set up an online monitor for all the websites that you are running. After creating a free account, you can very easily begin adding monitors for your website. You specify the name of the monitor, the URL of your website, the duration of time after which the app should check your site’s status, and the locations from which you want your site to be monitored.

You can set up email, SMS, and phone notifications for when your website goes down. Advanced options and further monitors that involve FTP service, SMTP, POP3, PING, and more monitors come with the site’s premium plans that begin from $4.95 per month.




  • A user friendly web service.
  • Lets you monitor your website’s active status.
  • Supports email, SMS, and phone notifications.
  • Offers PING monitors, FTP service monitors, and more with premium plans.

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  1. Susie
    April 17, 2013 at 12:09 pm

    You may also like they offer a simple easy to use monitoring service designed for business owners.