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Mon.itor.us

Website Performance Monitoring Analytics


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Published 07/30/2009 and rated Ratingstars3 3 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
What can you use the app for?

Mon.itor.us is a completely free web monitoring package which can be used to monitor all sorts of things remotely about your website and server hardware. The creators of monitorus also produced a more professional service known as Monitis which is suitable for more professional users.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Monitorus features more advanced features than many other website monitoring websites. What’s more this is completely free and supported by adverts. This is very popular because it offers such a wide range of features including a dashboard, real time tracking of visitors, and multiple views.

What are the differences to other apps?

The biggest difference is that this software is completely free and supported by adverts. This makes a nice change to many other sites. It’s also produced by a well known company who also produces a more robust monitoring tool known as Monitis. Monitis is designed for more professional use although the free monitorus service will suffice for the vast majority of people.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

The website isn’t quite as attractive as many others, in fact it’s pretty busy and can be confusing. That said once you know how to get around the site you shouldn’t have a problem. Online help is provided in case you have any problems which are fantastic for a free site. The service for a free service is second to none and works really well for all website owners.

How does the registration process work?

Registering for an account with monitorus is very easy and you shouldn’t have any problem setting this up. You simply need to click the signup link at the top of the site and then you will be taken to a signup form for a free account. You will then be automatically logged into your account and you will see a small section helping you how to set up and use the account. You will notice that all of the accounts are supported by adverts however this isn’t much of a problem.

What does it cost to use the application?

Monitorus is completely free for everyone to use however it is supported by adverts. There are quite a few adverts but these don’t interfere with the effectiveness of the site or the usefulness of it.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Monitorus is designed and targeted directly at people who run websites and other web services. It’s ideal for small businesses, large businesses and even individuals. It can monitor travel websites, ecommerce sites, forums, blogs, personal sites, press releases and portals. As Monitorus is a free service it is extremely popular.

  • Monitorus makes it really easy to monitor your website and ensure that it’s always available and that nothing is affecting the site. There is also an API which can be used by developers to write add-ons or incorporate the system in other programs.
  • As monitorus is a free service there is an active community who are all producing open source applications which can be incorporated with the software.
  • It also features email, instant messenger and RSS alerts so that you know what’s going on as it actually happens.
  • Real time visitor tracking also makes it really easy to find out how many people are visiting your site and when. You can use this information to spot trends which could affect your website.


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