Monitoring your WordPress site is critically important because if your site or blog is down then you are losing your customers which you have earned after spending a lot of time, if your site is down once in a while then it is not a big issue, but if it is down frequently then how would you know that? Using, Monitor feature of jetpack plugin which is free as well.
Monitor your WordPress
Why monitor your WordPress site?
Monitors your site even in your absence and intimates you through mail.
Hosting providers promise 99% site uptime, but they also keep their position safe by claiming that there might be 1% downtime, so how can you monitor your WordPress site’s downtime? There is a free feature for this purpose and that
is Monitor feature by jetpack plugin.
As I have mentioned earlier it is difficult to track when your site is down exactly and if you can have a tool which can do this for you then it would be awesome, right? Yes, there is a tool and it is free and one more thing is you don’t have to install a new plugin to achieve this feature, using existing jetpack plugin (assuming you already have this plugin).
Steps to activate monitor jetpack feature
- Install Jetpack plugin
- Activate the plugin
- Now, go the Jetpack Dashboard.
- Click on the Monitor feature to activate.
Now, you would receive emails to your Jetpack registered email id whenever there your WordPress site is down along with the exact time and duration for which the site has been down.
Watch the below video for a step by step DIY to activate the feature:
Activating the feature is very simple and once activated you don’t have to do anything in addition as mentioned in above steps and video, you would receive emails whenever the site is down, you can let your hosting provider know if you are site is down for a good amount of time regularly.
I haven’t faced any lag in my website’s performance after activating this feature, but whenever my site is down and I am receiving their emails saying my website was down from this time to this time. Use this feature, it is very useful and let me know how it works out for you.
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Bye… Take care…Tags: blogging tips and tricks, downtime, wordpress plugins