The minimal amount of monitoring on any web project is to make sure that the url is up.
Watch your steps
Be proactive and watch your websites from day one. Your customers will thank you later!
An easy way is to use a free account of Uptime Robot. You may want to do this right after your website is up. Im sure there are other services out there with a free plan too.
The main benefits
- Get instantly notified if any downtime happens
- Check in to see how stable your hosting services are
As of now you can setup 50 monitors for free.
For each of them you can set an email-address to get notified if any downtime occurs.
It shows you the past 24 hours on a timeline
Obviously green stands for uptime and red for downtime. You decide if the service checks for http or https.
See some Quick Stats
And a more detailed Log
See you next week for more