Any website owner will know that you cannot leave your website availability
to chance, more so in today's internet economy where most businesses depend
on their websites for revenue. The effects of website downtime has already
been well chronicled. Site downtime leads to revenue losses, both directly
and indirectly, and it could adversely affect your company's reputation
as well. Therefore, it is highly imperative that you monitor your web
site at all times so that you become aware of problems early enough before
it translates into substantial loss of revenue.
Site24x7 continuously checks the availability of your websites at regular
time intervals. If your site is found to be down or unavailable, it immediately
notifies you via Email, SMS, RSS or Twitter so that you can take corrective actions
quickly before it affects end users.
How Site24x7's website availability monitoring
Once you add your website for monitoring, the site24x7 servers send
out HTTP/ HTTPs requests to your website at regular intervals of time
to check if your website is accessible. A website will be reported as
- Website is not accessible.
- Response time of the website crosses 30 seconds.
- HTTP Response code of the response is 4XX or 5XX.
- If the username/password is invalid in the case of authenticated websites.
The monitoring intervals range from 5 to 60 minutes or above.
You can also subscribe for weekly/daily availability reports through
email. These reports includes details such as uptime/downtime charts
as well the total downtime details. From the 'Reports' tab, you can
view your web page availability history reports. These reports give
you a very good indication of your website's performance over a specified
Here is how a sample availability chart in Site24x7 looks like: