When I started blogging for the first time, the big challenge for me was to make a compromise between money and reliable hosting. I obviously wanted to buy a cheaper hosting at first but not at the cost of losing traffic and facing downtimes. One important and free service that I used then was SiteUptime to make sure my host doesn’t give me downtimes. SiteUptime monitors your site all the time and in case of downtimes it informs you at once via email or SMS. Moreover, SiteUptime sends regular monthly reports with downtime and uptime in terms of percentage for that month. It is one of those services I can’t live without. SiteUptime works on the following principle
Multiple monitoring servers around the world run protocol based tests on your website at specific intervals (every 2, 5, 15, 30 or 60 minutes) 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year to ensure that your customers and users can reach your website. If more than one location detects a connection failure, an email or SMS alert is sent to you.