Avoid SEO Disaster, Part 2 – Page Elements and Uptime

In the online world, things go wrong. This can happen for a variety of reasons: someone makes a mistake, Google rolls out an algorithm (again), or your server goes down. Every one of these problems will negatively affect your website SEO. Regardless of why something goes wrong, it’s also important for you to know when a problem pops up to make sure you can minimize the resulting issues as much as possible. Staying informed about errors and verifying they stay fixed with website monitoring is a great way to spot problems early, avoid indexing issues, and protect your ranking. This is part 2 of a series meant to show you…

September 10, 2015 by Roman Ožana

Avoid SEO Disaster, Part 1 – Indexing and Redirection

One of the most important parts of a strong SEO strategy is being able to make the connection between the changes that occur on your website in relation to the amount of organic visits to your website. In a perfect world, the things we fixed on web pages would always stay fixed. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done, especially when it comes to search engine optimization and the many factors that can affect your search performance. Regularly monitoring changes on your site can help you isolate some of these factors, verify fixes stay in place, and help you steer…

September 1, 2015 by Roman Ožana

7 Reasons You Need Website Monitoring

As consumers, we appreciate products that live up to, or even exceed, our expectations. The same goes for websites: online business owners are responsible for delivering a product that meets predetermined requirements. When customers experience a site that is full of errors and not functioning properly, your business will ultimately pay the price. In fact, a survey conducted by Rackspace claimed 45% of shoppers said they abandoned a purchase due to website problems. And Amazon estimates that a page load slowdown of just one second could cost it $1.6 billion in sales each year. So, what can you do to…

August 25, 2015 by Roman Ožana

Release Notes #46: Bug Fixes & Improvements

We share our latest updates, bug fixes, and improvements to Testomato with you in our Release Notes. Here’s a change log of our latest releases: You can now create Groups of checks and apply Multiple Rules to them. Create multiple checks at the same time. HTTP status checks are now merged into new Rules, allowing you to configure negative checks or check them using regular expressions. New option in Project Settings: Select a different user agent. You can now use Github, Facebook, or Google to login into your Testomato account. Page checks are now run from a second location if the first location fails to prevent false…

August 18, 2015 by Roman Ožana

Why You Shouldn’t Run Production in Debug Mode

Nette Framework is the third most popular PHP framework of 2015, according to SitePoint, and in my opinion, one of the most secure frameworks available. As a monitoring service, we often gather data and information about our projects to gain insight about ways to improve Testomato. The following post is meant to highlight a recent problem we recently noticed on websites built with Nette. The Problem It’s no wonder Nette Framework is a favorite among developers. It gives you a lot of options to make your work easier: Switching PHP applications to development mode, checking for errors and SQL queries,…

August 12, 2015 by Roman Ožana

Testomato supports the use of advanced web page monitoring filtering: regular expressions (regex). This means that you can use regular expression patterns for defining a rule or rules set up to monitor your websites. What Are Regular Expressions A regular expression is a sequence of characters that define a search pattern, which is mainly used for string pattern matching and string finding. Basically, they are coded strings that define an infinite number of possible matches. While regular expressions are not considered a programming language, they do use complex combinations of characters and symbols that can make them difficult to interpret. These special characters which…

August 6, 2015 by Roman Ožana

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