How to use and setup UptimeRobot
What is 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.
its 100% free
It will keep your server up until your server ran into problems.
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Once you log into your UptimeRobot account.
Go to Dashboard (default screen for uptimerobot is dashboard)
To add new link. Click Add New Monitor
Once you click that.
This Screen will popup
Now Select Monitor type HTTP(s).
Make sure type is
Now details popped up
For Friendly Name enter what would you like to call your Monitor.
For URL (or IP) enter your web server link.
if you're using repl, it should look like this
https://your-repl-name.your-username.repl.co, but with your repl name.
For Monitoring Interval, I'll suggest leaving it to the default value.
Now if you have all the info done. your page should look like this
Now you also have this box:
This means that if you select this, and your server is down or ran into any problems. UptimeRobot will alert you by sending an email.
I suggest you add alert notify
Now click Create Monitor
You have successfully created a monitor. Now your server will stay online, even if you're not running your code.
On your dashboard, your monitor will appear.
as you see, it showing that your server is down.
Your server is not down. To fix this just give it 1-2 min and reload your page.
There you go! Your Monitor is running.