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How to Easily Monitor your Website Uptime for Free

Jul 18, 2007, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Currently, there are a bunch of website monitors available, some are free, but I couldn't find any that was really simple and satisfy our requirements. We wanted a monitor that would connect to our site ThemBid.com every minute, retrieve a pixel image, and notify us if it retrieved something else or if it couldn't be retrieved. As a result we wrote this simple monitor. If you want to use it, you need to have access to a server that has a task scheduler such as Cron and PHP support. Most shared hosting packages have this..."

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