What are the best web monitoring tools?

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  1. 19

    #1Pingbreak

    Pingbreak
    Pingbreak is an original and free monitoring service.Get notified through Twitter if your website is down. Pingbreak checks all of your websites each minute and alert you instantly by Direct Message (DM).
    Other

    Free- 0

    Ernesto Gálvez
    Written on January 17, 2018
    "I monitor a lot of websites during my normal workday. With this job comes the need for some decent tools. I decided to check out Pingbreak as I thought it might add value to my work setup. Turns out it was not relevant to my work needs."
  2. 19

    #2UptimeRobot

    UptimeRobot

    Uptime Robot is all about helping you to keep your websites up. It monitors your websites every 5 minutes and alerts you if your sites are down

    Websites

    Free

    Brandon Hamilton
    Written on January 20, 2018
    "UptimeRobot was recommended to me by a friend. I was struggling to keep all of my websites up and running but it was very overwhelming. With UptimeRobot I found my workload to be a lot more manageable."
  3. 16

    #3Monitis

    Monitis
    Monitis allows you to analyze your website's speed and performance from the US, Europe and Asia simultaneously. Just enter the website URL and you will be able to identify bottlenecks at once and for free.
    Websites

    Free

    John Chen
    Written on January 12, 2018
    "Monitis is a website tester. It will test your site's ability to handle loads and speed tests too. It is free to use and it can really help you figure out where you are slowing down. I think it is a tool that everyone who has a website should be aware of. I find the layout much easier to read and deal with than a dos traceroute readout. This fits the topic nicely."
  1. 15

    #4Rapidspike

    Rapidspike

    Supercharged website monitoring. Monitor & measure user journeys, uptime, performance and analytics all from one dashboard

    Websites

    Free

    José Alberto Toledo
    Written on November 9, 2017
    "If you need to monitor your website or blog for up time then Rapidspike is for you. It monitors webpages and can send you an SMS message to let you know if it is down. Rapidspike comes in multiple service levels including a free one so just pick the one that is good for you and set it up."
  2. 12

    #5Status Cake

    Status Cake

    Powerful monitoring tools that are quick-and-easy to set up. Instant alerts that you can trust, the moment your site goes down. Gain invaluable insights into how your website's performance is impacting your customers’ experiences – helping your business to stay ahead of the competition.

    Websites

    Free- FREE

    Sophia Lai
    Written on January 11, 2018
    "Keeping tabs on websites you manage at all times is nearly impossible, but Status Cake makes it easy to know if anything goes wrong immediately. The alerts are absolutely invaluable for making sure you are aware immediately is there is a site outage issue, which I've found super helpful on the evenings or weekends when I'm otherwise detached from work. It tracks other performance issues too, which means I have the tools to make my site faster and more responsive for my customers everyday."
  3. 10

    #6New Relic

    New Relic

    Performance monitoring for today's digital business. Gain end-to-end visibility across your customer experience, application performance, and dynamic infrastructure with the New Relic Digital Intelligence Platform

    Websites

    Free

    Sonia Yáñez
    Written on January 23, 2018
    "New Relic has been an incredible find when it comes to increasing my website productivity. Web monitoring can become a lot of strain but New Relic simplifies things more than I could have imagined."
  4. 9

    #7Apex Ping

    Apex Ping
    Websites

    $10- Varies by plan

    Amanda Hunter
    Written on January 23, 2018
    "For those looking to monitor websites and the like, Apex Ping has the possibility to offer help to those looking to monitor up times. The solution itself is relatively limited though it does offer help."
  5. 8

    #8Monitority

    Monitority
    Monitority is a reliable, free and super simple website monitoring service that enables users to track unlimited services (websites, urls or ip addresses etc.) and receive alerts (via email, text-sms, tweet) when these services are not responding.
    Websites

    Free

    Henry Hernandez
    Written on January 14, 2018
    "Important service that lets you know by email or text, if your site is down. "
  6. 5

    #9Stackdriver

    Stackdriver

    Google Stackdriver provides powerful monitoring, logging, and diagnostics. It equips you with insight into the health, performance, and availability of cloud-powered applications, enabling you to find and fix issues faster. It is natively integrated with Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services, and popular open source packages. Stackdriver provides a wide variety of metrics, dashboards, alerting, log management, reporting, and tracing capabilities.

    Websites

    Free

    Vicky Ma
    Written on January 13, 2018
    "Google products tend to be well-made. But the usual complaint applies: Google loves to "integrate" everything. That means that Google wants to track everything you do. They control too much."
  7. 5

    #10Bugsnag

    Bugsnag

    Bugsnag monitors your website and mobile app for errors impacting your customers.


    Websites

    Free

    Pamela Reyes
    Written on November 4, 2017
    "I love the fact that it is a easy and fast installation. I would use this on my own website because I'd like to know if my site has any errors at all. You get to try this software out for free for 2 weeks which makes it attractive to me because I love to try before buying before making a final decision. "
  8. 4

    #11Pingometer

    Pingometer

    Pingometer offers a web monitoring service with many features that will help you to track your web and your server.

    Websites

    $9- Varies by plan

    Brandon Lawrence
    Written on January 23, 2018
    "Another site monitor app that lets you know of outages or things that need immediate attention. Good for business owners on the go. Good graphics. "
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    #12Insping

    Insping
    Insping is always on top of your web 24x7. With real time data and information about your site response time, Insping lets you know if the tiniest thing goes amiss and with no delay.
    Websites

    Free

    Jessica Harper
    Written on January 13, 2018
    "Great tool to monitor your internet and web use. It does everything you could need and more. Highly recommend trying it if you need a solution to this problem."
  10. 2

    #13Motadata

    Motadata

    Motadata is a software that allows users to track and analyze a large quantity of data and use the analyses to resolve some issues in a system using a single unified platform. It is designed to handle more than 1 billion events in just seconds.

    Software

    Web

    Varies by plan

    Eric Gardner
    Written on July 23, 2018
    "Motadata is one of the best network monitoring and analysis tools around. There are other platforms like Nagios but none are as comprehensive and functional as Motadata. A log monitoring capabilities along make Motadata a worthwhile addition to any network control center."
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    #14 Pingdom Website Speed Test

     Pingdom Website Speed Test
    Pingdom is an online website speed tester. Just enter a URL and it will give you the load time of that page. With Pingdom you can monitor your website’s uptime, performance, and interactions for a better end-user-experience.
    Websites

    Free

    Frances Smith
    Written on November 11, 2017
    "Depending on what you are looking for, Pingdom may be a useful web monitoring tool for you. As long as your goal is to check the speed of a site, see what the performance and load times are, than this is a good option."
  12. 0

    #15CULA

    CULA

    CULA is a free web monitoring tool which enables users to monitor a website's performance, availability, and response time. This tool also notifies users whenever their site is down. It features content checking, customizable alerts, and more.

    Online Tools

    Free

    Piotr Manikowski
    Written on June 17, 2019
    "CULA primary features focus on controlling: - websites' response time, availability, Alexa rank and page speed. - websites' content. - servers' performance (LINUX and WINDOWS)."
  13. 0

    #16Qustodio

    Qustodio

    Qustodio Parental Control is an app for protecting children from inappropriate contents online. Users will receive full reports from the device' activities, as well as set timers to set a time limit on devices.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS, Windows, Mac

    Varies by plan

    Dolores Rivas
    Written on December 12, 2018
    "Awesome web monitoring tool! It does what it claims it to be. I have been using this to stop my children in visiting inappropriate content and i do that by this too's cuztomizavle options to firlter unwated content"

Summary

Best What are the best web monitoring tools
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1PingbreakOther 19 Free
2UptimeRobotWebsites 19 Free
3Monitis Websites 16 Free
4RapidspikeWebsites 15 Free
5Status CakeWebsites 12 Free
6New RelicWebsites 10 Free
7Apex PingWebsites 9 Paid
8MonitorityWebsites 8 Free
9StackdriverWebsites 5 Free
10BugsnagWebsites 5 Free
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