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Is Uptime.com the Right Nagios Core Alternative for You?

Uptime.com and the Nagios monitoring tool serve similar functionality from a surface view. Both alert users to downtime, both offer extensive notification options, and both maintain an API for a variety of flexible use cases. However, these surface distinctions are the extent of the similarities between the two. Nagios Core and Uptime.com serve very different user types, and offer different benefits. You can think of Nagios as your internal safeguard, and there are some challenges to scaling.

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Website

There’s some research that points to the Iranian New Year as the source for spring cleaning. The idea was that the end of the colder months was an opportunity to “shake the house” (khooneh tekouni) to feel renewed. Nowruz, or new day, occurs on the first day of spring and like everyone else with a New Year resolution, the concept of cleaning and renewal was about setting a fresh start. Here we are, spring build alpha already deployed in some parts of the world.

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Website Speed Improvements That Increase Ecommerce Conversions

It’s no secret that shoppers want a site that loads fast. Ecommerce websites have to balance looking good and working well to provide the best possible user experience. From product descriptions to user registrations to shopping carts, it can be overwhelming to figure out where to focus your site optimization efforts. Increasing your site’s loading time can double your conversions.

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How to Optimize Your WordPress Site for Speed

Site speed is critical to providing an optimal user experience and Google rankings. WordPress is an optimal platform for websites because of its flexibility. About 33% of all websites are built on it. Because of its popularity, there are a variety of technologies, frameworks and plugins available to site owners. While the flexibility is great, it also provides an overwhelming number of choices.

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How to Filter Uptime.com Traffic From Google Analytics

Uptime.com checks can send more than a thousand visits to a URL each day as it monitors infrastructure metrics. Checks record load times and tell administrators which elements are causing slowness. Basic HTTPS checks are the most common, checking for outages and recording downtime or providing technical data to fix them.

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Avoid Prolonged Downtime With a Website Backup and Recovery Plan

Website downtime is inevitable. Extreme weather, equipment upgrades, or major site updates are all ripe conditions for downtime. However, there’s always a problem we don’t see coming. A website backup and recovery plan is essential to keep unplanned downtime from severely impacting your business. If you already have a plan, use this guide to revise or make changes to your existing one.

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Website Security: Web Monitoring Tips for Keeping Your Site Safe

With the constant threat of DDoS, DNS attacks, malware, and data breaches; website security is a top priority for today’s tech teams. You’ve taken the appropriate measures. Your domain uses HTTP/S, SSL encryption, and is locked up tight. Or is it? In 2018, Symantec reported over 70 million records were leaked or stolen because of misconfigured S3 buckets.

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Google Blacklisting: What It Is & How to Avoid It

Nothing devastates website traffic more than getting on Google’s bad side. While SEO teams worry about changing algorithms and penalties, there’s another aspect of Google that tech teams should be aware of: the Google Blacklist. Even if your site is available, Google Blacklisting prevents visitors from reaching it. And the results are catastrophic. Sites on the Google blacklist can lose up to 95% of organic traffic. Google blacklists about 10,000 sites a day. They take web security very seriously.