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Website Status and Monitoring

Published 05/17/2012 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by Jess Meli
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What can you use the app for?

UptimeFu is an application used in getting information about the status of websites. UptimeFu also provides reports including latency reports which provides details about the latency of websites that is detected anytime UptimeFU tries to access the specified website. This determine when sites are fast or slow so that users can work towards improving their website's performance and status. Latency graphs can also be provided by UptimeFU and this provides an overview view of the entire latency of the website during specific time periods.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

UptimeFu was introduced in 2012 and was the result of previous work that had involved the effective monitoring of websites. If a site was down, information could be sent to users and the application that handled these activities was called Wasitup. However, Wasitup shut down and due to the popularity of teh functions that were previously offered, UpTimeFu became the alternative to Wasitup.

What are the differences to other apps?

Website analytics can be found in many different applications. With UptimeFU, the application uses the UptimeFu API with a method that will provide a list of all domains under an account. UptimeFu will also provided status details regarding the website. Hence, UptimeFu will require that users also use or enable API accessibility while using the appliaton. Also, with UptimeFu, latency reports for specific periods including daily, weekly and monthly intervals can also be supplied to the user.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

The application has s simple design and very clear indication of how the user should use the interface. Search boxes are readily available and instructions are clearly visible too. Users can also scroll to the bottom of the screen to learn more about UptimeFu.

How does the registration process work?

There is no registration required to use UptimeFu except the provision of an email address where results for searches are sent. UptimeFu will then use this email address to continually send notifications and updates to users about their websites.

What does it cost to use the application?

There are no costs or fees to be paid by the users when using UptimeFu. Users provide an email address but do not have to pay to receive any search results. It is a free application.

Who would you recommend the application to?

For people looking for simple and easy ways to monitor their websites, UptimeFu can be quite useful and also provides basic information about the status of websites. It can also monitor the availability of websites. It does have a simple feel but it offers a basic starting pount where users are able to gain an undertstanding of web traffic and basic web analytics.

  • Users are able to monitor the status of their website
  • UptimeFu provides notifications and alerts regarding the website
  • It is a simple and easy-to-use application
  • Users can also provide specific information about the domain to be monitored

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