Getting started

Configure uptime monitoring, on-call schedule, incident management dashboard and a status page in a few minutes.

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Create your first monitor

We will set up a monitor that checks facebook.com every 30 seconds. If it goes down, Better Uptime will call us, send an SMS, and an e-mail.

  1. Go to MonitorsCreate monitor

  2. Enter your website's URL to monitor (eg. https://facebook.com)

  3. Tick the Call, Send SMS, Send e-mail boxes

  4. Click Advanced settings and change the Check frequency to 30 seconds (available on premium plans only)

  5. Click the Create monitor button

  6. Done! Better Uptime now checks https://facebook.com every 30 seconds and alerts you via call, SMS, and an email if it goes down.

Example monitor configuration

Tip: You can tweak the monitor settings to look for a specific keyword on a website, or create a PING monitor for your server.

Next steps